Lansing is a village situated in the Ithaca metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Lansing is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the railway line or the airport (Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport).
In Lansing, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of the Ithaca metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented. The median year of construction for houses in this village is 1978.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in this village and therefore they can be a very long walk away. Home owners are served by public and private elementary schools. As far as eating is concerned, property owners in Lansing almost always have to rely on a vehicle to do groceries.
Driving is usually the best method to get around in this part of the Ithaca metropolitan area. It is especially convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, it is very difficult for pedestrians to move around in this village as almost no common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.