Kalamazoo is the major city making up the Kalamazoo-Portage metropolitan statistical area, contributing a population of about 74,000 to a total metropolitan population of 326,589. As the last major city in Michigan when traveling in the southwest portion of the state, Kalamazoo is a common stop for auto shipping companies. Interstate 94 connects Kalamazoo to other Michigan cities like Jackson and Detroit, while also connecting to the southern bound Interstate 69. Grand Rapids, a larger city to the north, can be accessed using Highway 131. Highway 131 also travels south before intersecting with Interstates 80 and 90 traveling east and west. The Grand Elk Railroad connects Kalamazoo with Grand Rapids, Michigan and Elkhart, Indiana.
Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large liberal arts college with an average enrollment of around 25,000 students. This makes the city a popular destination for college students in Michigan that need to ship a vehicle from another area of the country. Michigan is also one of the most common states for snowbirds, who travel south during the harsh Michigan winter to destinations like Florida and Georgia. Icy conditions on Kalamazoo roads during the winter can be hazardous to vehicles attempting to travel through the city.
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