Kalamazoo, MI : What you need to know

Kalamazoo, whose name has inspired songs and poems by Carl Sandburg, Glenn Miller and others, is a Midwestern town whose several colleges, symphony orchestra and arts institute lend it a sophistication not usually found in a town its size. Less than an hour from Lake Michigan, Kalamazoo residents can also take advantage of the town’s many local recreational outlets. Sectors like education, life sciences and manufacturing help propel the economy of Kalamazoo. Residents have the choice of 22 neighborhoods, and a variety of parks and entertainment venues are attractive to college students and full-time residents. The community has also built a strong reputation in the craft beer industry and ranks as one of the Top 10 Best Beer Cities. 


Kalamazoo, MI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 75499
Latest Population Increase 99.43
Median age 25.7
Median Household Income $33009
Median Home Price $96600
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Kalamazoo, MI Rankings

Kalamazoo, MI Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 50.1%
  Population Women 49.9%

 
22% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Kalamazoo

Median Population

Median age 25.7
Age 18 Over 80.1
Age 21 Over 68.3
Age 62 Over 11.8
Age 65 Over 9.4

Race

  Ethnicity White 68.3%
  Ethnicity Black 21.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 1.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income 33009
  Median Home Price 96600
  Homes Owned 55.5
  Homes Rent 44.5
  Median Property Rent 706

Language

  English Only 90.2
  English Other 9.8
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 18.4 MINUTES
in Kalamazoo

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Kalamazoo

Commute Types

  Walked 7.2
  Worked at Home 3.6
  Public Transportation 3.1
  Other Means 2.2
  Drove Alone 76.6
  Carpooled 7.3

41/100
WALK SCORE
for Kalamazoo