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49008 Zip Code (Kalamazoo, MI) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 17,197
Zip code population in 2010: 16,186
Zip code population in 2000: 21,542

Houses and condos: 7,359
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,851
% of renters here:

41%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 49008: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,625 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 49008
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.0% ($3,451)
Michigan:

1.4% ($2,455)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,288 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,758 (2.0%)

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Males: 8,399  (48.8%)
Females: 8,798  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 49008:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49008:

  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Zip code 49008 compared to state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 49008 (2019)
    • 13,05280.6%White
    • 1,5299.4%Black
    • 7034.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4843.0%Two or more races
    • 3462.1%Asian
    • 480.3%American Indian
    • 210.1%Some other race
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $172,828
49008:

$172,828
Michigan:

$169,600



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in 49008 zip code as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49008 is 513 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49008, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $66,141 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$66,141
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $49,819 (reported on 79.8% of returns)
Here:

$49,819
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.1% for AGIs below $25k, 76.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,786 (reported on 35.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,786
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $12,930 (reported on 26.5% of returns)
Here:

$12,930
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$23,893 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

+$23,893
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,311 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$15,311
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $27,516 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
49008:

$27,516
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,022 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
49008:

$20,022
Michigan:

$20,834
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $26,381 (19% of AGI, reported on 33.4% of returns)
Here:

$26,381
State:

$21,628

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 10.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $7,144 (reported on 28.4% of returns)
Here:

$7,144
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,738 (reported on 33.4% of returns)
49008:

$10,738
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,784 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,784
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 47.8%
Here:

48%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 38.0% for AGIs below $25k, 46.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49008, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $58,166 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,166
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $46,149 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
Here:

$46,149
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 185.7% for AGIs below $10k, 75.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,618 (reported on 49.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,618
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $7,506 (reported on 34.7% of returns)
Here:

$7,506
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$17,037 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

+$17,037
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,754 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$14,754
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,618 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
49008:

$2,618
Michigan:

$2,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,607 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,607
Michigan:

$13,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,610 (18% of AGI, reported on 39.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,610
State:

$18,509

Here:

18.3% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.5% for AGIs below $10k, 13.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,977 (5% of AGI, reported on 34.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,977
State:

$3,365

Here:

4.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $11,302 (reported on 76.5% of returns)
49008:

$11,302
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,353 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,353
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.2%
Here:

55%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 45.8% for AGIs below $10k, 55.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$55,361
Michigan:

$59,584
Kalamazoo, MI (49008) map Nearest zip codes: 49006, 49007, 49001, 49024, 49002, 49009.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.7%
Michigan:

44.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

66.4%
Michigan:

46.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 41.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 586
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,410


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 253 (145 now married, 107 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,509 (1,433 now married, 3,091 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49008 with a mortgage: 2,628 (4 second mortgage, 293 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,494

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,242
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $626

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49008: Kalamazoo Country Club (A), Read Fieldhouse (B), Waldo Stadium (C), Robert J Bobb Stadium (D), Ebert Field (E), Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Station 6 (F), Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Station 7 (G), Lakeside Children Home (H), East Burnham Hall (I), Bernhard Center (J), Henry Hall (K), Bigelow Hall (L), Hoekje Hall (M), Dwight B Waldo Library (N), Seibert Administration Building (O), Siedschlag Hall (P), Oaklands Residence (Q), Student Recreation Center (R), Spindler Hall (S), Montague House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Westnedge Corners Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 49008 include: Unity of Kalamazoo Church (A), Grace Christian Reformed Church (B), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Hosanna Church (D), Third Christian Reformed Church (E), Christian Church of Disciples (F), Second Reformed Church (G), Southern Heights Christian Church (H), Saint Monica Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Pikes Pond (A), Limekiln Lake (B), Whites Lake (C), Woods Lake (D), Asylum Lake (E), Kleinstuck Marsh (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 49008 include: East Hall Historical Marker (1), Kalamazoo State Hospital Historical Marker (2), Western Michigan University Historical Marker (3), Kensington Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 882014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1812000 to 2009
  • 3321990 to 1999
  • 5491980 to 1989
  • 1,2811970 to 1979
  • 1,0101960 to 1969
  • 1,3521950 to 1959
  • 6291940 to 1949
  • 1,8431939 or earlier

Zip code 49008 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kalamazoo, MI (49008)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kalamazoo, MI (49008)
  • 14no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 9052 bedrooms
  • 1,9793 bedrooms
  • 9844 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, MI (49008)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalamazoo, MI (49008)
  • 182no bedroom
  • 9721 bedroom
  • 1,0142 bedrooms
  • 4803 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 1395+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo, MI (49008) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo, MI (49008) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 147no vehicle
  • 1,2951 vehicle
  • 1,9972 vehicles
  • 4383 vehicles
  • 2204 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo, MI (49008) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kalamazoo, MI (49008) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 475no vehicle
  • 1,3401 vehicle
  • 7712 vehicles
  • 1033 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49008 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 49008 household income distribution in 2019
  • 459Less than $10,000
  • 297$10,000 to $14,999
  • 302$15,000 to $19,999
  • 401$20,000 to $24,999
  • 330$25,000 to $29,999
  • 406$30,000 to $34,999
  • 261$35,000 to $39,999
  • 410$40,000 to $44,999
  • 267$45,000 to $49,999
  • 666$50,000 to $59,999
  • 643$60,000 to $74,999
  • 767$75,000 to $99,999
  • 618$100,000 to $124,999
  • 335$125,000 to $149,999
  • 292$150,000 to $199,999
  • 461$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49008

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49008
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $49,999
  • 92$50,000 to $59,999
  • 140$60,000 to $69,999
  • 200$70,000 to $79,999
  • 188$80,000 to $89,999
  • 158$90,000 to $99,999
  • 429$100,000 to $124,999
  • 333$125,000 to $149,999
  • 458$150,000 to $174,999
  • 249$175,000 to $199,999
  • 543$200,000 to $249,999
  • 400$250,000 to $299,999
  • 309$300,000 to $399,999
  • 124$400,000 to $499,999
  • 124$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 20$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49008

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49008
  • 64$150 to $199
  • 50$200 to $249
  • 19$250 to $299
  • 176$300 to $349
  • 66$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 80$450 to $499
  • 41$500 to $549
  • 198$550 to $599
  • 307$600 to $649
  • 354$650 to $699
  • 268$700 to $749
  • 183$750 to $799
  • 287$800 to $899
  • 138$900 to $999
  • 161$1,000 to $1,249
  • 97$1,250 to $1,499
  • 132$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$3,000 to $3,499
  • 74No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $794.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $180,106
  • Black or African American householders: $135,196
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $229,043
  • Asian householders: $279,684
  • Two or more races householders: $175,925
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $134,886

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $172,828
49008:

$172,828
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,775 - $253,963

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $201,830
Here:

$201,830
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $192,480
Here:

$192,480
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $141,463
Here:

$141,463
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,937
Here:

$205,937
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,080
Here:

$84,080
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $59,219
Here:

$59,219
State:

$56,186
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49008
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,376
  • One, attached: 385
  • Two: 260
  • 3 or 4: 348
  • 5 to 9: 420
  • 10 to 19: 340
  • 20 to 49: 805
  • 50 or more: 404
  • Mobile homes: 36

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49008

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49008
  • 78.6%7,252Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%772Carpooled
  • 1.1%105Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%41Taxi
  • 0.3%28Bicycle
  • 4.6%425Walked
  • 0.9%82Other means
  • 5.7%526Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49008

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49008
  • 235Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3785 to 9 minutes
  • 2,04010 to 14 minutes
  • 2,12115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,06420 to 24 minutes
  • 19425 to 29 minutes
  • 63230 to 34 minutes
  • 18735 to 39 minutes
  • 14740 to 44 minutes
  • 22245 to 59 minutes
  • 35460 to 89 minutes
  • 12490 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 49008:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,197
  • Male householders: 2,934 (957 living alone), Female householders: 4,046 (1,723 living alone)
  • 2,655 spouses (2,589 opposite-sex spouses), 680 unmarried partners, (652 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,440 children (3,176 natural, 115 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 101 grandchildren, 81 brothers or sisters, 64 parents, 13 foster children, 223 other relatives, 1,495 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,469 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,723 2-persons, 760 3-persons, 584 4-persons, 248 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,683 1-person, 627 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 135 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 30 6-persons

1,837 married couples with children.
799 single-parent households (205 men, 594 women).

91.6% of residents of 49008 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% very well, 5% well, 5% not well, 1% not at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% very well, 11% well, 3% not well, 3% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% very well, 33% well, 18% not well).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (84% very well, 5% well, 10% not well).

Foreign born population: 686 (4.0%)
(54.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 9%Bangladesh
  • 8%Honduras
  • 7%Japan
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 5%Kuwait
  • 4%Congo
  • 4%Hungary
Most common first ancestries reported in 49008
  • 11%American
  • 9%European
  • 9%German
  • 6%Dutch
  • 4%Polish
  • 4%English
  • 4%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3102010 or later
  • 802000 to 2009
  • 2001990 to 1999
  • 414Before 1990

Zip code 49008 topographic map

There are 91 Emergency Medicine Specialists 88 Internal Medicine Specialists 596 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 49008.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BOSS STANDARD SERVICE 0179 (4710 STADIUM DR in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CENTURY BUICK INC (3003 STADIUM DR in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: THOMAS COLE (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JOSEPH O`KEEFE (CONTACT/OWNER) , TOM COLE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DISCOUNT TIRE COMPANY (4333 S WESTNEDGE in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BRUCE HALLE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ADMETRX INC (4717 CAMPUS DR, E211 in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: JAY T GOODWIN (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , PHILIP S BURTON (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AUREOGEN BIOSCIENCES INCORPORATED (4717 CAMPUS DR, SUITE 1200 in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AKE ELHAMMER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JERRY SLIGHTOM (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • MI DEPT/ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (BETWEEN WEST & X AVE in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: MI DEPT/ERD (E)
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION (4601 CAMPUS DR in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 49008 marital status for males
Zip code 49008 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 19,435. Population change in the 1990s: +2,107 (+10.8%).

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

  • This state: 12,224
  • Northeast: 600
  • Midwest: 1,913
  • South: 962
  • West: 462

41% of the 49008 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

84% of the 49008 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Kalamazoo, MI (49008)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 200
Here:

18.3%
Michigan:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

9.3%
Michigan:

9.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 182
Here:

7.2%
Michigan:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,101Legal occupations
  • 59,025Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 58,399Business and financial operations occupations
  • 54,838Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,204Community and social service occupations
  • 48,057Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MITCHELL CONSTRUCTION INC (2206 BROADWAY STREET in KALAMAZOO, MI; small business) : $7,180 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $7,180 with Army for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material). Signed on 2002-10-03. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-03. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
  • WISE PERSONNEL SERVICES INC (533 WHITCOMB STREET in KALAMAZOO, MI; small business) : -$17,425 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Professional Services by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: -$4,804; 2005: $0; 2006: -$12,621.

    Biggest contracts:
    $0 with Defense Logistics Agency for Other Professional Services. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2006-03-28. Completion date: 2006-03-28.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-28. Completion date: 2006-03-28.
    -$4,804 with Defense Logistics Agency for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2004-10-30.
    -$5,015 with Defense Logistics Agency for Other Professional Services. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2006-03-28. Completion date: 2006-03-28.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 3 establishments, 20-49 employees: 9 establishments, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Professional Employer Organizations (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (250-499: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 8, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,546 people in college/university student housing
  • 159 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 5,881 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 158 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 109 people in other group homes
  • 80 people in halfway houses
  • 58 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED116$111,487111$124,106490$138,93836$40,9871$125,64044$97,5800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$100,6232$599,95035$182,1171$65,0002$2,907,4501$71,7900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$73,86718$69,986119$141,88013$16,4550$014$92,2842$53,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$88,25025$152,36469$146,7886$25,1130$06$93,9220$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$75,8201$165,00014$103,4633$12,0270$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$136,82213$126,772
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$187,4677$155,401
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$284,2850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$21,2300$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49008
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49008 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 49008 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (21.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 49008
    • 14856.7%Structure Fires
    • 5621.5%Outside Fires
    • 5219.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 49008, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 49008 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert9872.8 years
John9074.3 years
William7373.8 years
Mary7182.3 years
Helen6282.2 years
Dorothy5381.3 years
James4972.6 years
Ruth4784.1 years
Donald3973.1 years
Richard3869.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 49008 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4279.3 years
Johnson2574.2 years
Brown2478.0 years
Miller2178.8 years
Williams1766.8 years
Anderson1578.6 years
Taylor1380.8 years
Davis1173.8 years
Hall1182.8 years
Stewart1166.1 years
Businesses in zip code 49008
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Outback1
Arby's1Outback Steakhouse1
BMW1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Buffalo Wild Wings1RadioShack1
Burger King2Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks2
Discount Tire2Subway4
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell2
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Honda1UPS4
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
McDonald's1YMCA2
Nissan1
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