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Kalamazoo County
  • County in Michigan

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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  8. Cost of Living
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Kalamazoo County is located in Michigan with a population of 262,745. In Kalamazoo County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Kalamazoo County and residents tend to lean liberal.

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Population
262,745

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$812
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    477.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    114.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    111.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    679.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,409.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    287
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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