Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo: The second most populous city in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. It is located on the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan. Kalamazoo is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Kalamazoo Valley Museum and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.


Kalamazoo is a city located in the county of Kalamazoo in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 74,262 and a population density of 1,142 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 76,009 inhabitants.

The city was created 195 years ago in 1828.

Kalamazoo locator map
Location of Kalamazoo on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Kalamazoo

Population : 76,009 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kalamazoo County
Postal code : 49001, 49003, 49004, 49005, 49006, 49007, 49008, 49009, 49019, 49048
Phone Area Codes : 269
Area : 65.01 km2
Official language : English
Altitude : 784 feet / 239 meters
Capital city : Kalamazoo is capital of Kalamazoo County
Establishment : January 01, 1829 (195 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 19:34:50 (27th February 2024)
Density : 1,169 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.3% (2010-2020)
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Kalamazoo image


Kalamazoo is located at 42°17'30"N 85°35'14"W (42.2917100, -85.5872300).

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The population of Kalamazoo increased by 2.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 74,262 - census
2011 74,697 0.58% estimation process
2012 75,545 1.12% estimation process
2013 75,792 0.33% estimation process
2014 76,099 0.4% estimation process
2015 75,820 -0.37% estimation process
2016 75,826 0.01% estimation process
2017 75,803 -0.03% estimation process
2018 76,483 0.89% estimation process
2019 76,200 -0.37% estimation process
2020 76,009 -0.25% estimation process

Kalamazoo zip code is 49001. County name: Kalamazoo, County fips: 26077

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People born in Kalamazoo (179)

People born in Kalamazoo, including novelist, short story writer and playwright Edna Ferber, surgeon Norman Shumway, Christian author Bill Hybels, .


  • Adam Hall (American ice hockey player) he was born in 14/08/1980
  • McG (film director) he was born in 09/08/1968
  • Robert L. Carroll (American paleontologist) he was born in 05/05/1938
  • Scott Parse (American ice hockey player) he was born in 05/09/1984
  • Christopher Daniels (American professional wrestler) he was born in 24/03/1971
  • Huma Abedin (long-time aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton) she was born in 28/07/1976
  • Shannon Kane (American actress) she was born in 14/09/1986
  • Katie Schlukebir (American female tennis player) she was born in 29/04/1975
  • Narada Michael Walden (American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer) he was born in 23/04/1952
  • Arthur Brown (United States Senator from Utah (1843-1906)) he was born in 08/03/1843
  • Stephanie Sheh (American voice actress) she was born in 10/04/1982
  • Jason Babin (American football player, linebacker) he was born in 24/05/1980
  • Don Boven (American baseball player (1925-2011)) he was born in 06/03/1925
  • Terry Rossio (American writer) he was born in 02/07/1960
  • Trisa Hayes (American professional wrestling valet) she was born in 14/03/1969
  • Danny Lewis (American basketball player) he was born in 21/06/1970
  • Kip Carpenter (American speed skater) he was born in 30/04/1979
  • Lou Brock (film producer) he was born in 21/08/1892

Schools in Kalamazoo

College & universities near Kalamazoo, MI

Code Name City ZIP
170532 Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo (MI) 49006-3295
490373 Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Kalamazoo (MI) 49007
172699 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo (MI) 49008-5200
152044 West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty Kalamazoo (MI) 49008
490814 Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo Kalamazoo (MI) 49009-1003

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kalamazoo, MI

Code Name Address Type
KAL Kalamazoo Transportation Center 459 North Burdick St. RAIL
BTL Battle Creek Transportation Center 104 Capital Ave. S.W. RAIL
BAM Bangor 541 Railroad St. RAIL
DOA Dowagiac station 200 Depot Drive RAIL
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Kalamazoo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Arcadia Creek Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49007
Kalamaz Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49001
Parchmen Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49004
Westwood Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49009
Nazareth Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49048

Other cities in Kalamazoo County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kalamazoo County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Highland Park 10,712 Town in Michigan, United States
Pavilion 6,437 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Eastwood 6,340 Town in Nottinghamshire
Alamo 3,970 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Vicksburg 3,581 Human settlement in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America
Fulton 2,399 Township in Gratiot County, Michigan
Galesburg 2,090 City in Michigan, United States
Parchment 1,825 Human settlement in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America
Schoolcraft 1,548 Village in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States
South Gull Lake 1,182 Unincorporated town in Michigan, USA
Portage 971 City in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America
Augusta 896 Village in Michigan
Richland 847 Village in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Climax 780 Village in Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Kalamazoo distances to largest Michigan cities