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Kalamazoo, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Kalamazoo,MI index of house prices

Total population: 75,922 (All urban)

Houses: 31,782 (29,411 occupied: 12,792 owner occupied, 16,248 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,288 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $29,145.

Median contract rent in 2015: $476 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $591)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $557


Median gross rent in Kalamazoo, MI in 2015: $520

Housing units in Kalamazoo with a mortgage: 8,391 (747 second mortgage, 1,087 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,850

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,013

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,597

Median monthly housing costs: $706


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Kalamazoo, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $107,000 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Kalamazoo:

$107,000
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,000 - $156,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $129,805
Here:

$129,805
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,952
Here:

$167,952
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $61,201
Here:

$61,201
State:

$99,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,131
Here:

$130,131
State:

$124,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,819
Here:

$87,819
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $66,726
Here:

$66,726
State:

$50,337
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,544
  • In family households: 44,838 (8,953 male householders, 5,484 female householders)
    8,981 spouses, 16,927 children (15,666 natural, 530 adopted, 731 stepchildren), 1,097 grandchildren, 467 brothers or sisters, 339 parents, 814 other relatives, 1,776 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22,706 (7,039 male householders (4,470 living alone)), 7,939 female householders (5,756 living alone)), 7,728 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,548 (1,254 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,448 2-persons, 3,408 3-persons, 2,530 4-persons, 1,265 5-persons, 526 6-persons, 260 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,226 1-person, 3,135 2-persons, 850 3-persons, 421 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 124 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

7,153 married couples with children.
6,678 single-parent households (880 men, 5,798 women).

91.0% of residents of Kalamazoo speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 4,013 (5.2%)
(27.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 55no bedroom
  • 4301 bedroom
  • 3,7002 bedrooms
  • 6,9083 bedrooms
  • 2,4564 bedrooms
  • 5115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 911no bedroom
  • 5,6161 bedroom
  • 5,7772 bedrooms
  • 2,0253 bedrooms
  • 6324 bedrooms
  • 3905+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 675no vehicle
  • 5,0581 vehicle
  • 6,3042 vehicles
  • 1,5103 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

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

  • 3,015no vehicle
  • 7,4951 vehicle
  • 3,2242 vehicles
  • 9393 vehicles
  • 3954 vehicles
  • 2835+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 81 room
  • 1032 rooms
  • 3413 rooms
  • 1,2694 rooms
  • 3,0315 rooms
  • 3,4056 rooms
  • 2,6247 rooms
  • 1,7438 rooms
  • 1,5369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 6611 room
  • 2,0272 rooms
  • 3,5643 rooms
  • 3,9684 rooms
  • 2,3835 rooms
  • 1,3526 rooms
  • 7347 rooms
  • 3868 rooms
  • 2769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 4,527Less than $10,000
  • 2,757$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,645$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,287$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,929$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,861$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,850$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,522$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,429$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,270$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,463$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,880$75,000 to $99,999
  • 874$100,000 to $124,999
  • 431$125,000 to $149,999
  • 316$150,000 to $199,999
  • 374$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI
  • 150Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 334$15,000 to $19,999
  • 315$20,000 to $24,999
  • 266$25,000 to $29,999
  • 68$30,000 to $34,999
  • 121$35,000 to $39,999
  • 520$40,000 to $49,999
  • 726$50,000 to $59,999
  • 410$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,260$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,181$80,000 to $89,999
  • 528$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,716$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,716$125,000 to $149,999
  • 910$150,000 to $174,999
  • 711$175,000 to $199,999
  • 569$200,000 to $249,999
  • 343$250,000 to $299,999
  • 688$300,000 to $399,999
  • 33$400,000 to $499,999
  • 129$500,000 to $749,999
  • 37$750,000 to $999,999
  • 23$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI
  • 226Less than $100
  • 282$100 to $149
  • 270$150 to $199
  • 447$200 to $249
  • 108$250 to $299
  • 542$300 to $349
  • 409$350 to $399
  • 1,175$400 to $449
  • 1,111$450 to $499
  • 1,321$500 to $549
  • 1,993$550 to $599
  • 2,018$600 to $649
  • 930$650 to $699
  • 1,121$700 to $749
  • 372$750 to $799
  • 1,564$800 to $899
  • 707$900 to $999
  • 482$1,000 to $1,249
  • 500$1,250 to $1,499
  • 113$1,500 to $1,999
  • 106$3,000 to $3,499
  • 451No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,0871995 to March 2000
  • 4111990 to 1994
  • 3181985 to 1989
  • 2981980 to 1984
  • 2441975 to 1979
  • 821970 to 1974
  • 1021965 to 1969
  • 471Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Kalamazoo population
Kalamazoo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,975
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,556
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,523
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,806
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,598
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,258
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,071
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 405
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 518
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 957
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 877
  • 90 or more minutes: 421
Kalamazoo, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,157 (3.2% of all workers)

Kalamazoo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,862 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 4,044 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,061 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 55 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 182 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,514 (7%)
  • Other means: 216 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,157 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 18,477
 German: 8,794
 English: 4,640
 Irish: 4,610
 Dutch: 4,372
 United States or American: 3,068
 Polish: 2,775
 Italian: 2,138
 French (except Basque): 1,354
 Scottish: 1,096
 Subsaharan African:: 1,019
 Swedish: 822
 Scotch-Irish: 821
 African: 821
 French Canadian: 663
 Norwegian: 592
 European: 543
 Hungarian: 356
 Arab:: 347
 British: 309
 Welsh: 250
 Russian: 230
 Greek: 229
 Latvian: 205
 Danish: 182
 Canadian: 176
 Ukrainian: 173
 Lebanese: 128
 Croatian: 123
 Czech: 119
 Romanian: 106
 Swiss: 105
 Austrian: 105
 Ghanian: 99
 Other Arab: 93
 Belgian: 86
 Czechoslovakian: 82
 Finnish: 81
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 79
 Arab/Arabic: 76
 Scandinavian: 74
 Yugoslavian: 70
 Slovak: 69
 Nigerian: 60
 Iranian: 48
 Northern European: 48
 Turkish: 45
 Jamaican: 42
 Slavic: 40
 Lithuanian: 38
 Brazilian: 33
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 32
 Pennsylvania German: 30
 Armenian: 29
 Portuguese: 28
 Slovene: 26
 South African: 25
 Syrian: 22
 Maltese: 21
 Serbian: 20
 British West Indian: 19
 Afghan: 19
 Palestinian: 18
 Luxemburger: 18
 Albanian: 15
 Bulgarian: 15
 Kenyan: 9
 Bahamian: 9
 West Indian: 9
 Australian: 9
 Macedonian: 8
 Israeli: 6
 Celtic: 6
 Basque: 6
 Egyptian: 5
 Iraqi: 5
 Sudanese: 5
 Estonian: 5

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

  • 18%Mexico
  • 10%India
  • 5%Malaysia
  • 4%Japan
  • 4%United Kingdom
  • 4%Other Western Asia
  • 4%Canada

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

  • This state: 53,374
  • Northeast: 2,219
  • Midwest: 9,811
  • South: 5,566
  • West: 1,704

41% of Kalamazoo residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 204
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 90
  • 5th and 6th grade: 271
  • 7th and 8th grade: 433
  • 9th grade: 358
  • 10th grade: 417
  • 11th grade: 611
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 508
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,562
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,172
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,815
  • Associate degree: 1,056
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,281
  • Master's degree: 1,535
  • Professional school degree: 625
  • Doctorate degree: 656

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 178
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 91
  • 5th and 6th grade: 197
  • 7th and 8th grade: 591
  • 9th grade: 427
  • 10th grade: 562
  • 11th grade: 782
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 598
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,829
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,454
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,291
  • Associate degree: 1,336
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,033
  • Master's degree: 2,356
  • Professional school degree: 270
  • Doctorate degree: 295

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.8%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 13.2%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.5%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 10.3%Females
Kalamazoo marital status for males
Kalamazoo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,938
  • One, attached: 933
  • Two: 2,198
  • 3 or 4: 2,291
  • 5 to 9: 2,306
  • 10 to 19: 2,800
  • 20 to 49: 2,599
  • 50 or more: 1,925
  • Mobile homes: 781
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,052

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kalamazoo:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 71.8%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 894
Here:

12.5%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 348
Here:

11.5%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,053
Here:

11.5%
Michigan:

16.5%

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)