Say Hello to Kalamazoo: Big City Opportunity with Small Town Approachability
Located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, midway between Chicago and Detroit, Kalamazoo offers a perfect blend of easy living and sophisticated, big-city opportunities. Largely due to its college-town influence, Kalamazoo has always been known as a center for the arts. With a rich and diverse community culture, Kalamazoo offers a renovated and vibrant Art Deco downtown, historic neighborhoods, outstanding museums and theatres, and multiple pristine lakes.
Kalamazoo’s robust economy is founded on the presence of renowned educational institutions, a rich history in the life sciences field and philanthropic investment by community leaders. Its diversified workforce is highly educated and boasts one of the nation’s highest concentrations of Ph.D.’s at more than two times the national average per capita.
Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Going out or staying in? Either way, Kalamazoo has what you need. With leading fine arts organizations, Broadway shows, bustling nightlife and more than 300 restaurants, you can find what you want in Kalamazoo. Discover more.
Kalamazoo has a thriving sense of community. From non-profits to community organizations and other philanthropic opportunities, there's no shortage of ways you can give back. Learn more.
Kalamazoo is a diverse community. With a large university population of teachers and students, committed organizations, and a wealth of resources, Kalamazoo welcomes you. Discover more.
Kalamazoo offers an array of healthcare options ranging from large health systems to small hospitals and clinics that are sure to fit your needs. Learn more.
Sports, Leisure & Water
Kalamazoo provides the full four season experience. Outdoor activities abound, from skiing or skating in winter to visiting the beach in summer. Kalamazoo's 83 lakes accommodate a diversity of water sports. Learn more.
Whether your taste runs toward Victorian residential or modern industrial loft—or anywhere in between—one of Kalamazoo's twenty-two neighborhoods is likely to have what you're looking for. Explore here.
With strong public schools and a variety of private school options, a major public university, and a diversity of extra-curricular choices, Kalamazoo is rich in educational opportunities. Educate yourself.