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Encyclopedia > Lansing, North Carolina

Lansing is a town located in Ashe County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 151.


Location of Lansing, North Carolina

Lansing is located at 3629'57" North, 8130'35" West (36.499091, -81.509617)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 km (0.4 mi). 1.0 km (0.4 mi) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 151 people, 69 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density is 153.4/km (396.9/mi). There are 83 housing units at an average density of 84.3/km (218.2/mi). The racial makeup of the town is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 69 households out of which 27.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.2% are married couples living together, 17.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% are non-families. 42.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 26.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 75.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 72.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $18,125, and the median income for a family is $26,563. Males have a median income of $21,250 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,560. 17.3% of the population and 9.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.0% of those under the age of 18 and 23.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=36.499091&longitude=-81.509617&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=36.499091&lon=-81.509617&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-81.509617&lat=36.499091&w=750&h=500)

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Lansing is the capital city of the U.S. state of Michigan, located mostly in Ingham County; a small portion extends into adjacent Eaton County.
Lansing is located in the south central part of the lower peninsula where the Grand River meets the Red Cedar River.
Lansing Community College is one of the largest and most academically recognized community colleges in the nation and has approximately 35,000 students.
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