Kalamazoo, MI

76,040 Population
24.7 square miles 3,075.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
Ranked 13th Highest in MI
Population Density
3,075.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.1%
was 36.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.6%
was 6.0%
Ranked 15th Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
19.7%
was 20.4%
Ranked 13th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 9.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 5.2
Ranked 16th Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
32.2%
was 33.6%
Ranked 14th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$36,536
was $33,766
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.6
47.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,128.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,519.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,277
was 32,227
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Median Rent
$670
was $718
Ranked 16th Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
17
was 42
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,040
was 27,961
 
Homeownership Rate
44.0%
was 44.4%
Ranked 15th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
17
was 16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,348.2
was 1,305.8
Ranked 10th Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.7%
was 21.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 26
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.5
was 1.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 92.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.2%
was 91.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
36.0%
was 32.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI

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