Kalamazoo, Michigan Houses for Sale

Located in the southwestern part of the state of Michigan and a city and seat in Kalamazoo County, the city sits at the south of Grand Rapids that lies along the Kalamazoo River. A fur-trading post was established that came to be called Kalamazoo - Potawatomi name that means “mirage,” “reflecting river” - in 1829. The first known settlement was called Bronson, and it started the emergence of government land office and the arrival of the Michigan Central Railroad which then encouraged the community’s economic growth. The city has established industry in the paper products which then became a dominant economic activity since the 1870s were overtaken by the diversified manufactures that include pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, plastic, and metal products.

Kalamazoo, MI Prices for Houses for Sale

287,191 +1%
235,492 +4%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Kalamazoo Homes for Purchase

159 +17%
248 +50%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

30 -21%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 235  
Police Civilians 23  
Total Arrests 1,621 (2020)
Total Incidents 9,530 (2020)
CrimeScore 83.07  
National Rank 4589th  
Statewide Rank 298th  

Local Statistics

Population 76,009 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,722 (-3.69%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 5
Arson 64
Assault Offenses 3,189
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 694
Counterfeiting/Forgery 45
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,254
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 656
Embezzlement 17
Extortion/Blackmail 2
Fraud Offenses 404
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 14
Kidnapping/Abduction 20
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,483
Motor Vehicle Theft 483
Pornography/Obscene Material 4
Robbery 136
Sex Offenses 133
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 97
Weapon Law Violations 503

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