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Living in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo has an average Walk Score of 46 with 74,262 residents.

Kalamazoo does not have many bike lanes.

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

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Walk Score of Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Bagel Beanery in Kalamazoo

Bagel Beanery

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Westnedge Park

Most errands require a car in Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 1809-1811 Humphrey Street in the Kalamazoo area
1 bed
Walk Score 50
Rental info for Parchment Manor in the Kalamazoo area
1 bed
Walk Score 39
Rental info for Nottingham Apartments in the Kalamazoo area
2 bed
Walk Score 43
Rental info for Hunter''s Ridge in the Kalamazoo area
from $440
1 bed
Walk Score 34
Rental info for Dover Hills Apartments in the Kalamazoo area
from $850
1 bed
Walk Score 32
Rental info for Drakes Pond Apartments in the Kalamazoo area
from $880
1 bed
Walk Score 33
Rental info for Lovell Square in the Kalamazoo area
from $1,050
1 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Summer Ridge Apartments in the Kalamazoo area
from $855
1 bed
Walk Score 33

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Kalamazoo Neighborhoods




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1 Central Business District 81 - 74 1,839
2 Vine 71 - 69 4,847
3 Sloan 68 - 77 1,118
4 West Main HIll 60 - 56 1,648
5 Southside 60 - 47 803
6 Edison 55 - 58 8,681
7 Northside 53 - 58 5,263
8 Eastside 51 - 52 2,602
9 West Douglas 49 - 46 2,060
10 Westnedge Hill 45 - 40 3,464
11 Millwood 44 - 51 7,570
12 South Westnedge 43 - 48 5,502
13 Oakwood 42 - 41 1,452
14 Westwood 42 - 45 2,206
15 Western Michigan University-KRPH 42 - 40 5,043
16 Knollwood 40 - 43 5,808
17 Arcadia 30 - 49 4,596
18 Oakland-Winchell 28 - 36 3,853
19 Burke Acres 17 - 32 4,039
20 Parkview Hills 13 - 25 806
21 Colony Farm 3 - 33 619

Eating & Drinking

There are about 334 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kalamazoo.

People in Kalamazoo can walk to an average of 1 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

Bike Score of Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Photo of El Sol Elementary School in Kalamazoo

El Sol Elementary School

Photo of The Main Stretch Of WMU in Kalamazoo

The Main Stretch Of WMU

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Arboretum Trail

Photo of WMU Parkview Campus in Kalamazoo

WMU Parkview Campus

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WMU East Campus

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Kalamazoo Historic District

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 Mall

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Downtown Art

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Kalamazoo State Theatre

Photo of Kalamazoo State Theatre in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo State Theatre

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...

campus college play eat kzoo food god drink school wmu walk beer job studying sleep western car party tired class

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Flags Fly'n

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Austin Sill

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Henderson Castle Inn

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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