Kalamazoo County MI Information


Kalamazoo County Subdivisions

Kalamazoo County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 261,802
Daytime Population: Workers 136,493
Daytime Population: Residents 133,239
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 269,732
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 253,294
Population in Familes 185,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,508
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $48,612
Average Household Income $69,088
Per Capita Income $28,196


Total Housing Units 114,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64,866 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,757 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,488 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $154,415
Average Home Value $195,313


Total Households 104,623
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 61,600
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.62% 0.65%
Households 0.54% 0.61%
Families 0.29% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Kalamazoo County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kalamazoo County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 90th
Population Density # 9 90th
Diversity Index # 14 84th
Median Household Income # 26 70th
Per Capita Income # 14 84th

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