Kalamazoo County, Michigan Population 2018

Kalamazoo County, Michigan's estimated population is 262,985 with a growth rate of 1.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kalamazoo County, Michigan is the 9th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017262,9854,3801.69%
2016258,605-2,451-0.94%
2016261,0561,5310.59%
2015259,5258990.35%
2014258,6261,6700.65%
2013256,9561,8710.73%
2012255,0852,6551.05%
2011252,4301,7070.68%
2010250,72327,31212.23%
1990223,41111,0335.19%
1980212,37810,8285.37%
1970201,55031,83818.76%
1960169,71243,00533.94%
1950126,70726,62226.60%
1940100,0858,7179.54%
193091,36820,14328.28%
192071,22510,79817.87%
191060,42716,11736.37%
190044,3105,03712.83%
189039,2734,93114.36%
188034,3422,2887.14%
187032,0547,40830.06%
186024,64611,46787.01%
185013,1795,79978.58%
18407,3800.00%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White210,867
Black or African American28,060
Two or More Races11,085
Asian6,042
Some Other Race1,801
American Indian and Alaska Native705
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Median Age

34.1


Total

32.7


Male

35.5


Female

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Adults

There are 201,453 adults, (34,912 of which are seniors) in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

132,195

51.12%

Male

126,410

48.88%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Households and Families

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All63.8%36.2%
Male57.7%42.3%
Female47.3%52.7%
Non Family43.5%56.5%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All101,5892.4663.8
Married44,6863.1187.3
Non Family40,9951.4343.5
Female11,3043.2847.3
Male4,6043.3157.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Households

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Education

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7971.75%
9th to 12th Grade7,4324.64%
High School Graduate36,74422.95%
Some College39,86924.90%
Associates Degree15,4789.67%
Bachelors Degree34,18221.35%
Graduate Degree23,62514.75%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White133,384126,93550,284
Black14,94212,9643,156
Hispanic5,2214,0581,171
Asian3,5313,1692,388
Multiple Races3,0062,710759
Other Race1,040764322
Native American38733978
Islander251414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.63%.

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,291$42,383$29,675
Less Than High School$16,359$18,305$12,803
High School Grad$26,576$31,671$20,566
Some College$31,082$37,100$26,243
Bachelors Degree$44,731$54,198$36,457
Graduate Degree$62,449$79,667$51,881

$35,291

Average Earnings

$42,383

Average Male

$29,675

Average Female

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Language

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Language by Age

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Language

92.83% of Kalamazoo County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 7.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Poverty

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White196,23527,50114.01%
Black26,5628,92133.59%
Multiple10,6963,42932.06%
Hispanic11,5013,00926.16%
Asian5,7771,25221.67%
Other1,73336921.29%
Native68218326.83%
Islander451124.44%

17.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.71%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kalamazoo County, Michigan is Black, with 33.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kalamazoo County, Michigan is White, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.61%
High School15.86%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.09%
Male Unemployed38.23%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed10.23%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Income

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,693$68,224
Families$66,380$85,441
Married Families$82,154$101,538
Non Families$30,466$40,483

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Marital Status

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Veterans

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Veterans by War

14,625

Number of Veterans

13,610

Male Veterans

1,015

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,950
First Gulf War2,571
Second Gulf War2,187
Korea1,307
World War II1,162

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,670
75+3,502
65 to 743,473
55 to 642,457
18 to 341,523

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,0597.72%
Black1,1085.56%
Hispanic3014.00%
2 or More2624.87%
Asian771.56%
Other704.84%
Indian498.51%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Employment Status

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Employment by Age

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Employment by Race

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kalamazoo742627598417222.32%
Portage462874850822214.80%
Vicksburg2906328337712.97%
Galesburg20092049401.99%
Parchment18041854502.77%
Schoolcraft15251565402.62%
Augusta885903182.03%
Richland751801506.66%
Climax767784172.22%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990