|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kalamazoo is 73,257. Kalamazoo, Michigan is the 504th largest city in the US.
Kalamazoo is located entirely in Kalamazoo County.
The peak population of Kalamazoo was in 1990, when its population was 80,290. In 1990, Kalamazoo was the 276th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 504th largest city in the US. Kalamazoo is currently 8.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Kalamazoo has shrunk 4.8% since the year 2000. Kalamazoo, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Kalamazoo has a population density of 3,008.5 people per square mile.
|676||St. Clair Shores||58,200||-7.6%|
|498||Rock Hill, South Carolina||74,102||45.9%|
|499||New Britain, Connecticut||73,841||3.1%|
|501||Bowling Green, Kentucky||73,529||48.4%|
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
The total voting age population of Kalamazoo, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 58,947. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.4% of the residents of Kalamazoo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kalamazoo are 68.2% White, 22.2% Black, 6.6% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian, 0.7% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 7.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kalamazoo, 28.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.4%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in Kalamazoo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.5% of Kalamazoo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Kalamazoo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.8% have a bachelor's degree and 14.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kalamazoo residents aged 5 and older, 9.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kalamazoo is 7.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kalamazoo, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kalamazoo is $41,774.
In Kalamazoo, 44.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.8% of housing units in Kalamazoo.
Of all the housing units in Kalamazoo, 28.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Kalamazoo, 7.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kalamazoo is $795.
In Kalamazoo, 83.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.