Overview of Haslett
Haslett is a small neighborhood in central Michigan, approximately nine miles east of Lansing and 58 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. The neighborhood is an unincorporated community inside of Meridian Charter Township, which is in Ingham County and considered part of the Lasing metropolitan area. Haslett apartments for rent offer excellent options for joining the more than 19,000 people living across 8.33 square miles.
Due to Haslett's prime position near Lansing, residents have easy access to numerous major roads, including Interstates 96 and 69 and Route 127. Capital City Airport is roughly 17 miles from Haslett, or less than 30 minutes away by car.
Living in Haslett, MI
The Haslett community was named after James Haslett, known for starting a Spiritualist camp in the area along the west shores of Lake Lansing. The lakefront has historically been a major draw to the area, and it remains a crystal clear haven that is well-stocked with various kinds of fish today. The shores are lined with large trees, yellow pine on the north and east shores, and hickory and oak on the north and west shores. Haslett is known for being a beautifully wooded residential suburb.
Residents living in Haslett apartments enjoy being part of a community with a cost of living that is significantly less than the national average. The cost of living in Haslett was assigned a value of 86.7 points in March 2012, which is 13.3 percent less than the national average of 100 points. The population is primarily white, but there are numerous other races and ethnicities represented. According to City-Data information, the estimated median household income was $51,113 as of 2009.
Haslett Attractions and Special Events
There is much to see and do in Haslett. Notable locations include the Lake o' the Hills Golf Course, Meridian Sun Golf Club and Haslett Library. The lakefront continues to contribute to making Haslett such a great place to live, and many residents and visitors head to Lake Lansing Park North for a day with nature and recreation.
A popular area attraction for prime shopping is the Haslett Village Square shopping center, known as a well-established 101,684-square-foot neighborhood shopping center located at the southwest corner of Haslett and Marsh roads.
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