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The economy of Kalamazoo, MI employs 36,913 people. The economy of Kalamazoo, MI is specialized in Educational Services; Accommodation & Food Service; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.7; 1.56; and 1.35 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Kalamazoo, MI are Educational Services (5,847), Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,350), and Manufacturing (4,833), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,341), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($42,159), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,888).

Median household income in Kalamazoo, MI is $34,767. Males in Kalamazoo, MI have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,338. The income inequality of Kalamazoo, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.512 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Kalamazoo, MI. In Kalamazoo County, MI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 98 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,594. Wayne County, MI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Michigan.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Kalamazoo, MI is from the county of Kalamazoo County, MI.

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Kalamazoo, MI is home to a population of 75,885 people, from which 97.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Kalamazoo, MI is composed of 48,753 White residents (64.2%), 15,980 Black residents (21.1%), 5,078 Hispanic residents (6.69%), 3,989 Two+ residents (5.26%), and 1,843 Asian residents (2.43%). The most common foreign languages in Kalamazoo, MI are Spanish (3,468 speakers), Arabic (697 speakers), and Chinese (444 speakers), but compared to other places, Kalamazoo, MI has a relative high number of Arabic (697 speakers), Hmong (129 speakers), and Other West Germanic (55 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Kalamazoo, MI awarded 6,049 degrees. The student population of Kalamazoo, MI is skewed towards females, with 2,657 male students and 3,392 female students. Most students in Kalamazoo, MI are White (4,484 and 74.1%), followed by Black or African American (483 and 7.98%), Hispanic or Latino (276 and 4.56%), and Two or more races (138 and 2.28%). The largest universities in Kalamazoo, MI by number of graduates are Western Michigan University (5,585 and 92.3%), Kalamazoo College (419 and 6.93%), and West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty (45 and 0.74%). The most popular majors in Kalamazoo, MI are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (260 and 4.3%), General Psychology (211 and 3.49%), and Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (172 and 2.84%). The median tuition costs in Kalamazoo, MI are $44,418 for private four year colleges, and $10,570 and $25,928 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kalamazoo, MI is $96,600, which is 0.47 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value changed from $96,600 to $96,600, a 0% increase. The homeownership rate of Kalamazoo, MI is 44.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Kalamazoo, MI have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kalamazoo, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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