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Kalamazoo County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 561.7 square miles
Population Density 445.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 256,725
Population change 2.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 13.2%
Females 50.9%
White 82.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.5
Asian 2.6%
Two or more races 3.2%
Black or African American 11.2%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34%
Veterans 15,405
Households and Housing
Households 100,072
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.8%
Median household income $45,775
The per capita income $25,757
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 109,847
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $136,700
Residents owning their homes. 64.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,093
Women-owned firms 31.7%
Asian-owned firms 2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,808,829
Retail sales per capita $11,481
Manufacturers shipments $7,145,875
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,207,153