Living in Kalamazoo, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Kalamazoo SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

Kalamazoo, MI Crime Report

4,833
Total Crimes
6,357.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
147.53%
Above National Average

Kalamazoo, MI Cost Of Living

80
Kalamazoo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Kalamazoo, Michigan Info Snack

Kalamazoo /kælmzu/ is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a total population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away.
Population
76,040
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
30.4%
Median Home
$103,700
Median Income
$40,292
Median Rent
$775

Kalamazoo, MI Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Kalamazoo in Michigan

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Map Of Kalamazoo, MI

Population over time in Kalamazoo

Year Population % Change
2017 76,040 0.3%
2016 75,833 -0.1%
2015 75,885 0.5%
2014 75,499 0.4%
2013 75,190 0.5%
2012 74,812 0.4%
2011 74,494 0.2%
2010 74,372 0.1%
2009 74,318 -
Crime/100k Kalamazoo MI USA
Violent Crime 1326.0 449.4 368.9
Murder 9.2 5.5 5.0
Robbery 209.2 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 953.7 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 5031.6 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 1107.6 316.6 376.0
Larceny 3480.7 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 443.3 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Kalamazoo

White
64.2% (48,825)
African American
20.8% (15,793)
American Indian
0.1% (114)
Asian
2.1% (1,617)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.2% (139)
Two Or More
5.7% (4,350)
Hispanic
6.8% (5,190)
Race Kalamazoo MI USA
White 64.2% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 20.8% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.7% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Kalamazoo, Michigan

Less than $10,000
10.3% (781,489)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (571,394)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (962,138)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (1,049,678)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (1,221,043)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (1,299,829)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (700,316)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (579,882)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (195,239)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (242,988)
Income Kalamazoo MI USA
Less than $10,000 10.3% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in Kalamazoo

Female
50.3% (38,245)
Male
49.7% (37,795)
Gender Kalamazoo MI USA
Female 50.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kalamazoo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,041)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,562)
High School / GED
20.0% (15,208)
Some College
25.0% (19,010)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (7,604)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (15,208)
Master's Degree
11.0% (8,364)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,520)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,520)
Education Kalamazoo MI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Kalamazoo

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SuperJohnisawsome

I live in Kalamazoo/Paw Paw. Not as bad as people say!

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