Lansing is a village in Cook County, Illinois, USA. Lansing is a southern suburb of Chicago. It is located 6.9 miles from Chicago city limits at 138th Street, and 25.6 miles from the Chicago Loop. The population was 28,332 at the 2000 census. It is bordered by Glenwood and Thornton to the west; Calumet City to the north; Lynwood to the south; and Munster, IN, and Hammond, IN to the east.