For those looking to save money, North Lansing is a lower-cost area, more fairly priced than Westside, a surrounding neighborhood. Locals take advantage of the neighborhood sights, and visitors will enjoy soaking in everything the area has to offer. With places like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, North Lansing's community feel attracts many families. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Westside and Basset Park.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, E Grand River Ave. and Turner St. are a couple popular streets in North Lansing with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in North Lansing.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Old Town Diner and have cocktails afterward at Esquire Bar. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and beer and ale. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Spiral Video & Dance. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Burger King and Rally's Hamburgers are to be found in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Riverview Fitness Ctr and Court One Athletic Club in the nearby vicinity. With Children's Ballet Theatre right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more North Lansing spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
North Lansing has a number of grocery stores, including Vallarta Supermarket and Handy's Food Market. The stores are located on W Willow St. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Aggie Mae's Bakery is a bakery in the neighborhood on E Grand River Ave.
North Lansing has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Vet's Too Gift & Garden and Kirabo Llc. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Art & Soul Photography can be found on E Grand River Ave.
Nearby School Information
Some of the schools near the apartments in North Lansing are Eastern High School, Waverly Middle School and Gier Park School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
The one elementary school, one middle school and three high schools in the Ingham Intermediate School District have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Ingham Intermediate School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
To help you make budgeting decisions, it's probably good to know that North Lansing's cost of living is about 33% higher than in nearby Westside. On average a household in North Lansing spends $40.1K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Westside, which come to around $30.2K/year.
North Lansing can be distinguished from neighboring Westside by average household size. North Lansing averages 2.6 people per household while Westside averages 1.86 people per household. The data regarding the percentage of households with children is more similar, with 31% of households in North Lansing with children and 33% in Westside with children.
At $43.9K, the average income level in North Lansing is significantly higher than that of Westside's, which stands at $27.3K.