Edgemont Park, Michigan

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Edgemont Park, Michigan
Census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community
Location of Edgemont Park within Ingham County
Location of Edgemont Park within Ingham County
Coordinates: 42°44′48″N 84°35′37″W / 42.74667°N 84.59361°W / 42.74667; -84.59361Coordinates: 42°44′48″N 84°35′37″W / 42.74667°N 84.59361°W / 42.74667; -84.59361
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ingham
Township Lansing Charter Township
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,442
 • Density 2,881.1/sq mi (1,112.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-24880[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867317[2]

Edgemont Park is an unincorporated community within Lansing Charter Township in Ingham County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes. The population was 2,442 at the 2000 census.

The area is located to the west of the city of Lansing. The CDP is most the area north of Saginaw St. (M-43), west of the railroad tracks marking the western Lansing city limits, south of the Grand River, and east of the county line.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,442 people, 1,081 households, and 700 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,881.1 per square mile (1,109.2/km²). There were 1,114 housing units at an average density of 1,314.3 per square mile (506.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.09% White, 7.53% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.95% from other races, and 3.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.72% of the population.

There were 1,081 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,173, and the median income for a family was $54,566. Males had a median income of $39,474 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,981. About 4.9% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.