Kalamazoo, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,782 housing units in Kalamazoo. This represents a 0.9% growth from 31,488 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 31,774 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 8 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kalamazoo is about 47.8%. Kalamazoo's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kalamazoo were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom20.80%
Two Bedrooms32.60%
Three Bedrooms30.30%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$83,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$509

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage53.50%
Debt Free31.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.6%