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Pros

-Cost of living
-Educated population
-College town amenities

Cons

-Clouds and rain
-Economic cycles
-Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Kalamazoo-Portage Metro Area


Although some discrepancy exists regarding the origin of “Kalamazoo,” a colorful name that often appears in poems and children’s stories. It is almost certainly Native American, and few city names are as memorable. Despite its exotic name, Kalamazoo is a rather plain industrial and commercial center with a bit of a college-town flair thanks to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Diverse industry and the university give Kalamazoo some employment stability.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 803
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Kalamazoo
  • Zip Codes: Kalamazoo (zip 49001)

Quick Facts About Kalamazoo


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kalamazoo (zip 49001) is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kalamazoo (zip 49001) jobs have Increased by 2.58 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kalamazoo (zip 49001)'s cost of living is 24.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Kalamazoo (zip 49001)'s population is 21,874 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.12 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kalamazoo (zip 49001) is $69,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -14.51%.
    SCHOOLS
    Kalamazoo (zip 49001) public schools spend $12,573 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Kalamazoo (zip 49001).

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