Best Places to Live

East Lansing, MI

Population: 48,669
LIV
SCORE
619

Courtesy of Ken Lund under a CC 2.0 license.

A college town and best known as home to Michigan State University, East Lansing is just east of the state capital and features more than 25 individual neighborhoods. The city’s bustling downtown district is highlighted by Grand River Avenue, which features a number of restaurants, bars, small shops and nightlife venues. The local economy is robust in sectors such as agriculture, education, healthcare, law and technology.

East Lansing, MI Ranking Data

Civic
66
Demographics
30
Economy
52
Education
73
Health
29
Housing
49
Infrastructure
72