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Living in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo has an average Walk Score of 43 with 74,262 residents.

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

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Kalamazoo is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Bagel Beanery

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Martini's Pizza

Most errands require a car in Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Apartments for Rent

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1 Central Business District 82 - - 1,839
2 Vine 71 - - 4,847
3 Sloan 68 - - 1,118
4 West Main HIll 61 - - 1,648
5 Southside 59 - - 803
6 Edison 52 - - 8,681
7 Northside 52 - - 5,263
8 Eastside 50 - - 2,602
9 West Douglas 44 - - 2,060
10 Westwood 43 - - 2,206
11 Westnedge Hill 42 - - 3,464
12 Millwood 41 - - 7,570
13 Oakwood 40 - - 1,452
14 Western Michigan University-KRPH 39 - - 5,043
15 South Westnedge 38 - - 5,502
16 Knollwood 33 - - 5,808
17 Oakland-Winchell 27 - - 3,853
18 Arcadia 27 - - 4,596
19 Burke Acres 17 - - 4,039
20 Parkview Hills 10 - - 806
21 Colony Farm 3 - - 619

Eating & Drinking

There are about 308 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kalamazoo.

People in Kalamazoo can walk to an average of 0.8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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O'Duffy's Pub

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Fourth Coast Cafe & Bakery

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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

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Kalamazoo has about 2 car shares from RelayRides.

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Westnedge Park

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El Sol Elementary School

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The Main Stretch Of WMU

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Arboretum Trail

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WMU Parkview Campus

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WMU East Campus

thumbnail for Martini's PizzaMartinis has some of the best pizza and Italian food in Kalamazoo. If your looking for more than just good food, Martinis is your place. It's decor consists of unique stained glass and one of a kind woodwork. When the pizza is served it will rest on decorated metal coffee cans!

Cathy Ouzts
on Martini's Pizza

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Kalamazoo Historic District

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Kalamazoo Mall

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Downtown Art

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Kalamazoo 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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Kalamazoo State Theatre

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Flags Fly'n

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Austin Sill

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

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