Population density (sq mi)3,07217891
Median age25.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%41%43%
Speak English90%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Kalamazoo is 1626% higher than Michigan
  • The median age in Kalamazoo is 35% lower than Michigan
  • In Kalamazoo 68.66% of the population is White
  • In Kalamazoo 21.40% of the population is Black
  • In Kalamazoo 2.45% of the population is Asian

Compare Kalamazoo, MI Demographics


      Kalamazoo population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.35%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race5.80%2.74%3.06%
      Other race1.31%1.12%4.75%
      In Kalamazoo, 6.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Kalamazoo age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Kalamazoo, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).