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Living in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo has an average Walk Score of 48 with 74,262 residents.

Kalamazoo is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Kalamazoo neighborhoods are Central Business District, Vine and Sloan.

Nearby Apartments

48 Walk Score of Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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The Main Stretch Of WMU

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Arboretum Trail

Most errands require a car in Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Apartments for Rent

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Kalamazoo Neighborhoods




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1 Central Business District 84 - 77 1,839
2 Vine 75 - 71 4,847
3 Sloan 74 - 76 1,118
4 West Main HIll 66 - 57 1,648
5 Southside 61 - 48 803
6 Edison 60 - 60 8,681
7 Northside 60 - 63 5,263
8 West Douglas 51 - 44 2,060
9 Eastside 50 - 53 2,602
10 Westnedge Hill 47 - 41 3,464
11 Millwood 44 - 56 7,570
12 Western Michigan University-KRPH 44 - 43 5,043
13 Knollwood 43 - 46 5,808
14 South Westnedge 41 - 50 5,502
15 Oakwood 40 - 43 1,452
16 Westwood 36 - 46 2,206
17 Arcadia 34 - 50 4,596
18 Oakland-Winchell 30 - 39 3,853
19 Burke Acres 17 - 36 4,039
20 Parkview Hills 16 - 28 806
21 Colony Farm 3 - 39 619

Eating & Drinking

There are about 288 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kalamazoo.

People in Kalamazoo can walk to an average of 0.7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of O'Duffy's Pub in Kalamazoo

O'Duffy's Pub

Photo of Martini's Kzoo in Kalamazoo

Martini's Kzoo

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thumbnail for Bagel BeaneryGrab a steamed bagel sandwich, some excellent coffee and sit outside at Bagel Beanery. Make sure to ask for a punch card so you can work your way towards a free coffee and bagel!

Cathy Ouzts
on Bagel Beanery

52 Bike Score of Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Photo of WMU Parkview Campus in Kalamazoo

WMU Parkview Campus

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WMU East Campus

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Kalamazoo Historic District

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Kalamazoo Mall

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Downtown Art

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State Theatre

thumbnail for Westnedge ParkPop in the Westnedge park for a quick game of frisbee or enjoy the early morning with a hot cup of coffee from Fourth Coast located down the street.

Cathy Ouzts
on Westnedge Park

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State Theatre

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Flags Fly'n

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Austin Sill

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Henderson Castle Inn

thumbnail for El Sol Elementary SchoolEl Sol is one of Kalamazoo's schools that partakes in The Promise. If your child attends a Kalamazoo Public School for their whole career then they can attend a Michigan Public college for free.

Cathy Ouzts
on El Sol Elementary School

Kalamazoo is Talking About...

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Photo of Fourth Coast Cafe and Bakery in Kalamazoo

Fourth Coast Cafe and Bakery

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Bronson Park

Photo of Waldo's Campus Tavern in Kalamazoo

Waldo's Campus Tavern

thumbnail for The Main Stretch Of WMUThe main stretch of campus has recently been redone and is also a walking campus. When it is warm fountain decorate the landscape.

Leah Ginger
on The Main Stretch Of WMU

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