Kokomo, IN

Kokomo profile

Living in Kokomo

Kokomo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 58,020 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Kokomo is the 19th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities, Kokomo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kokomo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kokomo is a city of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kokomo who work in office and administrative support (9.00%), sales jobs (7.71%), and food service (6.95%).

Also of interest is that Kokomo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Kokomo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.41% of adults 25 and older in Kokomo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Kokomo in 2018 was $26,398, 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 $105,592 for a family of four. However, Kokomo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kokomo is a somewhat 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, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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