Kokomo, IN

Kokomo profile

Living in Kokomo

Kokomo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 59,604 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Kokomo is the 14th largest community in Indiana.

Kokomo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kokomo is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kokomo who work in office and administrative support (9.02%), sales jobs (8.70%), and food service (7.77%).

One of the benefits of Kokomo is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.64 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, Kokomo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.47% of adults 25 and older in Kokomo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kokomo in 2018 was $27,624, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,496 for a family of four. However, Kokomo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kokomo is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kokomo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kokomo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kokomo include German, English, Irish, Polish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Kokomo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.