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Kalamazoo,MI index of house prices

Total population: 75,922 (All urban)

Houses: 31,662 (27,790 occupied: 12,563 owner occupied, 15,227 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,283 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $71,770.

Median contract rent in 2016: $476 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $591)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $829


Median gross rent in Kalamazoo, MI in 2016: $520

Housing units in Kalamazoo with a mortgage: 7,378 (45 second mortgage, 669 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,185

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,204

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,958

Median monthly housing costs: $736


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Kalamazoo, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,000 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Kalamazoo:

$98,000
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,400 - $147,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $132,301
Here:

$132,301
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,989
Here:

$131,989
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $39,918
Here:

$39,918
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,684
Here:

$214,684
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,880
Here:

$162,880
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $82,664
Here:

$82,664
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1948

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,988
  • In family households: 45,402 (5,906 male householders, 7,052 female householders)
    7,436 spouses, 18,289 children (17,493 natural, 396 adopted, 400 stepchildren), 1,043 grandchildren, 268 brothers or sisters, 196 parents, 1,475 other relatives, 3,737 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,569 (6,297 male householders (4,009 living alone)), 8,535 female householders (6,532 living alone)), 8,737 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,017

Size of family households: 5,645 2-persons, 2,411 3-persons, 2,640 4-persons, 1,227 5-persons, 526 6-persons, 509 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,541 1-person, 2,791 2-persons, 233 3-persons, 491 4-persons, 776 5-persons.

6,303 married couples with children.
7,515 single-parent households (2,083 men, 5,432 women).

89.4% of residents of Kalamazoo speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,554 (4.7%)
(25.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2831 bedroom
  • 3,0982 bedrooms
  • 6,4563 bedrooms
  • 2,0084 bedrooms
  • 7185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 902no bedroom
  • 5,0141 bedroom
  • 4,9012 bedrooms
  • 1,7863 bedrooms
  • 1,5984 bedrooms
  • 1,0265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 412no vehicle
  • 4,2531 vehicle
  • 6,1302 vehicles
  • 1,3503 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4,242no vehicle
  • 6,5951 vehicle
  • 3,1882 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 8354 vehicles
  • 1295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 2533 rooms
  • 1,1814 rooms
  • 3,1945 rooms
  • 2,1286 rooms
  • 1,8947 rooms
  • 1,6558 rooms
  • 2,2319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 6611 room
  • 8962 rooms
  • 3,4213 rooms
  • 4,0134 rooms
  • 1,8265 rooms
  • 1,4716 rooms
  • 1,3137 rooms
  • 1,3868 rooms
  • 2409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kalamazoo, MI household income distribution

  • Kalamazoo, MI household income distribution
  • 3,341Less than $10,000
  • 2,363$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,286$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,287$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,561$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,850$30,000 to $34,999
  • 973$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,072$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,039$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,970$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,735$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,638$75,000 to $99,999
  • 960$100,000 to $124,999
  • 581$125,000 to $149,999
  • 495$150,000 to $199,999
  • 639$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kalamazoo, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kalamazoo, MI
  • 417Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 151$15,000 to $19,999
  • 306$20,000 to $24,999
  • 167$25,000 to $29,999
  • 217$30,000 to $34,999
  • 537$35,000 to $39,999
  • 457$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,130$50,000 to $59,999
  • 681$60,000 to $69,999
  • 806$70,000 to $79,999
  • 890$80,000 to $89,999
  • 593$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,087$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,048$125,000 to $149,999
  • 828$150,000 to $174,999
  • 338$175,000 to $199,999
  • 956$200,000 to $249,999
  • 358$250,000 to $299,999
  • 285$300,000 to $399,999
  • 63$400,000 to $499,999
  • 144$500,000 to $749,999
  • 56$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kalamazoo, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kalamazoo, MI
  • 456Less than $100
  • 34$100 to $149
  • 696$150 to $199
  • 414$200 to $249
  • 99$250 to $299
  • 1,028$300 to $349
  • 155$350 to $399
  • 235$400 to $449
  • 883$450 to $499
  • 1,511$500 to $549
  • 1,214$550 to $599
  • 1,287$600 to $649
  • 1,690$650 to $699
  • 934$700 to $749
  • 628$750 to $799
  • 1,009$800 to $899
  • 779$900 to $999
  • 345$1,000 to $1,249
  • 196$1,250 to $1,499
  • 472$1,500 to $1,999
  • 263$2,000 to $2,499
  • 167$2,500 to $2,999
  • 318$3,000 to $3,499
  • 414No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,3992010 or later
  • 9662000 to 2009
  • 7431990 to 1999
  • 6161980 to 1989
  • 3261970 to 1979
  • 573Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Kalamazoo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,957
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,247
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,128
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,645
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,458
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,259
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,620
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 234
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 106
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,388
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 977
  • 90 or more minutes: 359
Kalamazoo, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,572 (4.2% of all workers)

Kalamazoo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 44,951 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 4,189 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,548 (3%)
  • Taxi: 881 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 247 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,952 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,674 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,602
 American: 2,543
 Dutch: 1,797
 Irish: 1,608
 English: 1,286
 Polish: 925
 European: 842
 Italian: 740
 Palestinian: 423
 Scottish: 349
 French (except Basque): 338
 African: 322
 British: 264
 Scotch-Irish: 262
 Swedish: 210
 Hungarian: 198
 French Canadian: 196
 Northern European: 193
 Eastern European: 166
 Norwegian: 164
 Scandinavian: 120
 Lebanese: 98
 Greek: 96
 Arab: 94
 Welsh: 83
 Finnish: 80
 Belgian: 80
 Latvian: 79
 Romanian: 74
 Croatian: 56
 Canadian: 55
 Iranian: 49
 Brazilian: 44
 Russian: 43
 Czechoslovakian: 32
 Swiss: 31
 Jamaican: 30
 Slavic: 29
 Czech: 29
 Kenyan: 28
 Danish: 28
 Luxemburger: 27
 Bahamian: 26
 Syrian: 21
 Moroccan: 20
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 20
 Lithuanian: 19
 Nigerian: 15
 Ghanaian: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Ukrainian: 10
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 9
 Turkish: 8
 Portuguese: 8
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Ugandan: 7
 South African: 6
 Basque: 4
 Austrian: 4
 Slovak: 3
 Armenian: 3
 Slovene: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 23%Mexico
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%India
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 56,512
  • Other state: 15,529
  • Northeast: 1,293
  • Midwest: 8,825
  • South: 3,752
  • West: 1,659

65% of Kalamazoo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Michigan.

Kalamazoo:

65.3%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 202
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 54
  • 5th and 6th grade: 682
  • 7th and 8th grade: 194
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 441
  • 11th grade: 1,054
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 184
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,645
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,539
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,052
  • Associate degree: 1,780
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,423
  • Master's degree: 1,727
  • Professional school degree: 662
  • Doctorate degree: 474

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 54
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 410
  • 5th and 6th grade: 577
  • 7th and 8th grade: 143
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 93
  • 11th grade: 390
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 278
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,123
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,950
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,796
  • Associate degree: 1,608
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,831
  • Master's degree: 2,457
  • Professional school degree: 446
  • Doctorate degree: 434

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 26.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.8%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 8.7%Females
Kalamazoo marital status for males
Kalamazoo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,313
  • One, attached: 1,489
  • Two: 1,439
  • 3 or 4: 2,561
  • 5 to 9: 1,800
  • 10 to 19: 1,760
  • 20 to 49: 3,653
  • 50 or more: 1,940
  • Mobile homes: 707

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kalamazoo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kalamazoo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.0%)
  • Electricity (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (66.9%)
  • Electricity (30.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 339
Here:

4.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 214
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 539
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)