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Location within Ingham County
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|Townships||Meridian and Williamstown|
|• Total||16.27 sq mi (42.1 km2)|
|• Land||15.37 sq mi (39.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.90 sq mi (2.3 km2)|
|Elevation||863 ft (263 m)|
|• Density||1,250/sq mi (482.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0627921|
Haslett is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Ingham County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located mostly within Meridian Charter Township with a small portion extending east into Williamstown Township. The population was 19,220 at the 2010 census. Haslett contains its own school district, as well as its own post office with the 48840 ZIP Code.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.1 square miles (24 km2), of which 8.3 square miles (21 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (8.27%) is water.
The largest area lake, Lake Lansing is located in Haslett and is approximately 500 acres (2.0 km2) in size. The lake has a popular beach which attracts local swimmers, sunbathers, boaters and fishermen.
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,283 people, 5,132 households, and 2,884 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,354.8 per square mile (523.0/km2). There were 5,355 housing units at an average density of 643.0 per square mile (248.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.37% White, 2.39% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 2.71% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.48% of the population.
There were 5,132 households, out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 23.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,679, and the median income for a family was $69,806. Males had a median income of $51,637 versus $35,786 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,686. About 4.8% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.
Points of interest
Meridian Sun Golf Club
Haslett Branch of the Capital Area District Library 
The Mayfair Bar 
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