Kokomo, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 57,085 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.8%
 
Males: 27,376  (48.0%)
Females: 29,709  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46901.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,791 (it was $36,258 in 2000)
Kokomo:

$37,791
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,796 (it was $20,083 in 2000)

Kokomo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,574 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Kokomo:

$83,574
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,532; Detached houses: $100,490; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,802; In 2-unit structures: $140,631; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,190; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $55,800; Mobile homes: $34,691

Median gross rent in 2013: $589.

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  • Races in Kokomo, IN (2013)

    Kokomo races chart
    • 45,87182.5%White alone
    • 5,97210.7%Black alone
    • 1,8693.4%Hispanic
    • 1,0821.9%Two or more races
    • 7631.4%Asian alone
    • 950.2%American Indian alone
    • 380.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.02%Other race alone

Races in Kokomo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kokomo: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.8%), United States (18.3%), Irish (11.0%), English (9.3%), Scottish (1.7%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 16.2 square miles.

Population density: 3,525 people per square mile   (average).

Kokomo,IN real estate house value index trend

Kokomo, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Kokomo:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kokomo city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

1,303 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 175 registered sex offenders living in Kokomo, Indiana as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kokomo to the number of sex offenders is 325 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $582 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $489 (0.6%)

Kokomo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (35.5 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (47.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (123.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Indian Heights, IN (1.9 miles ), Galveston, IN (2.7 miles ), Sharpsville, IN (2.7 miles ), Russiaville, IN (2.9 miles ), Greentown, IN (3.0 miles ), Bunker Hill, IN (3.5 miles ), Windfall City, IN (3.5 miles ), Grissom AFB, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 1999: 189 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2000: 198 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2001: 206 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2002: 200 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2003: 151 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $149,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 86.13 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Firsts

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,374 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,493 (76.3%)

Area code: 765

Kokomo household income distribution Kokomo home values distribution

Crime rates in Kokomo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 32511513133423
per 100,000 6.44.310.823.710.82.26.62.26.66.68.83.55.3
Rapes 18172324232019192020151822
per 100,000 38.536.849.551.849.543.641.541.744.043.832.931.638.7
Robberies 40664771656259416373616642
per 100,000 85.6142.8101.1153.3139.8135.3128.990.0138.7159.7133.7116.073.8
Assaults 21410912090124133136786688979995
per 100,000 458.2235.8258.3194.3266.8290.2297.1171.2145.3192.6212.6174.1166.9
Burglaries 559551461666642450519482475505462496501
per 100,000 1,196.81,191.9992.11,437.71,381.1981.81,133.71,057.91,046.01,105.01,012.4872.0880.4
Thefts 2,1712,3392,2272,1812,2602,1422,0781,9551,8621,9541,2941,6001,515
per 100,000 4,647.95,059.64,792.84,708.14,861.94,673.64,539.24,290.94,100.24,275.72,835.52,813.02,662.4
Auto thefts 1411391521431401258763439910111458
per 100,000 301.9300.7327.1308.7301.2272.7190.0138.394.7216.6221.3200.4101.9
Arson 741318045203152
per 100,000 15.08.728.038.90.08.710.94.40.06.62.28.83.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 446.8430.2422.8478.8463.3408.0413.1349.4357.5393.2322.6286.4268.4

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Crime rate in Kokomo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 120 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Indiana average:

1.88
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +858 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Kokomo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kokomo, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kokomo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Kokomo city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center injured 44 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kokomo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 148.0 miles away from Kokomo center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Kokomo center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kokomo topographic map

Birthplace of: Anthony Norris - Professional wrestler, Ryan White - AIDS spokesperson and "poster boy", Rod Kim - Rock musician, Brandon Beachy - Baseball player, Clay Myers (photographer) - Photographer, Floyd Talbert - Soilder, Mike Hammerstein - College football player, Steve Kroft - Soilder, Strother Martin - Film actor, Sylvia (singer) - Country singer.

Main business address for: HAYNES INTERNATIONAL INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES & ROLLING & FINISHING MILLS).

Hospitals in Kokomo:

  • BONA VISTA PROGRAMS INC (1413 DARBY)
  • BONA VISTA PROGRAMS INC (3261 ALMQUIST)
  • BONA VISTA PROGRAMS INC (2333 WESTDALE COURT)
  • GUARDIAN ANGEL HOSPICE, INC (513 WEST LINCOLN ROAD)
  • HOWARD REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM WEST CAMPUS (1907 W SYCAMORE)
  • INDIANA SURGERY CENTER HOWARD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2503 SOUTH REED ROAD)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (2715 ROCKFORD LANE)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (417 W WALNUT ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON HOSPITAL OF KOKOMO (1907 W SYCAMORE STREET-4TH FLOOR)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER INC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1907 W SYCAMORE ST)

Airports and heliports located in Kokomo:

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Colleges/Universities in Kokomo:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (Full-time enrollment: 2,500; Location: 2300 S Washington St; Public; Website: www.iuk.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Kokomo (FT enrollment: 91; Location: 1012 South Reed Road; Private, for-profit; Website: kokomotspa.com/)
  • Rudae's School of Beauty Culture-Kokomo (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 208 W Jefferson St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rudaes.com)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Kokomo (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 196 East Southway Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kokomo:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 25 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 34 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Anderson University (about 36 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 39 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 42 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Ball State University (about 43 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Butler University (about 45 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high schools in Kokomo:

Private high schools in Kokomo:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Kokomo:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kokomo:

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Library in Kokomo:

  • KOKOMO-HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,102,992; Location: 220 NORTH UNION STREET; 301,440 books; 6,710 e-books; 30,918 audio materials; 28,664 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 799 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Victory Christian Academy is a private K-12 school in the area. VCA is a ministry of Victory Baptist Church located at 610 W. Alto Rd.. Our phone number is (765)453-9768 and fax is (765)453-3899.
  • Christian Heritage Academy 406 E. Sycamore St. Kokomo, IN 46901 Students: 46 Using the A.C.E. Curriculum

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Notable locations in Kokomo: American Legion Golf Course (A), Sycamore Plaza (B), Kokomo Fire Department Station 2 (C), Kokomo Fire Department (D), Kokomo Fire Department Station 1 (E), Kokomo Fire Department Station 3 (F), Kokomo Fire Department Station 4 (G), Kokomo Fire Department Station 6 (H), Howard Regional Health System Behavioral Health Hospital (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kokomo Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Kokomo: HAYNES INTERNATIONAL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Park (1), Crown Point Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shambaugh Run (A), Kokomo Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kokomo include: Bon Air Park (1), Studebaker Park (2), Foster Park (3), Somers Park (4), Highland Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Elwood Haynes Museum (1915 South Webster Street), Elliott Carriage House (Museums; 1200 West Sycamore Street), Automotive Heritage Museum (1500 North Reed Road), Johanning Civic Center (Museums; 1500 North Reed Road), Howard County Historical Museum (1200 West Sycamore Street), Incolsa (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1808 South Main Street), Call-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 220 North Union Street), Kokomo Howard County Visitors Bureau (1504 North Reed Road).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (2040 South Reed Road), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (211 Albany Drive), Motel 6 (2808 South Reed Road), Evergreen Inn (508 West Taylor Street), Biggs Bar & Grill (1709 East Lincoln Road), Clarion Hotel Kokomo (1709 East Lincoln Road), Best Western Signature Inn (4021 South Lafountain Street), Comfort Inn (522 Essex Dr), Days Inn Kokomo IN (264 South 00 Ew US 31 South).

Courts: Howard County Governmental Offices - County Clerk Court House (Floor FL), Howard County Governmental Offices - County Clerk Court House- Chief Deputy Of (222 North Main Street), Howard County Governmental Offices - Superior Court- Court Iii Judge (Court House), Howard County Governmental Offices - Superior Court- Court Ii Judge Je (Court House), Howard County Governmental Offices - Superior Court- Court I Judge Ke (Court House), Howard County Governmental Offices - Juvenile Intake Center- Probation Office-Juve (701 South Berkley Road), Howard County Governmental Offices - Howard County Court Alcohol And Drug Services- Pro (Court House), Howard County Governmental Offices - County Clerk Court House- Microfilm Of (222 North Main Street).

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 78.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 51.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Kokomo in 2010:

  • 426 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 77 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Kokomo in 2000:

  • 422 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Kokomo, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Kokomo (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • KeyBank National Association: Kokomo Main Branch, Southway Branch, West Jefferson Street Branch, Hoffer Street Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • STAR Financial Bank: Kokomo Markland Branch, South Wasington, Walnut Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Forest Park, Kokomo Central, Southway. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Kokomo Branch, Kokomo Branch, Kokomo North Office. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation
  • Community First Bank of Indiana: Dixon Road Branch, Hoffer Street Branch, Community First Bank Of Indiana. Info updated 2009/10/07: Bank assets: $183.9 mil, Deposits: $163.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Financial Corporation
  • Salin Bank and Trust Company: Kokomo Kroger West at 605 N. Dixon Road, branch established on 2000/08/31; Kokomo Downtown Branch at 112 South Washington St, branch established on 1991/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $851.0 mil, Deposits: $677.9 mil, headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salin Bancshares, Inc.
  • Security Federal Savings Bank: Markland Avenue Branch at 519 East Markland Avenue, branch established on 1934/04/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $193.0 mil, Deposits: $156.0 mil, headquarters in Logansport, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Fountain Square Kokomo at 3545 South Lafountain Street, branch established on 1986/02/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Indiana average:

11.1

Kokomo travel time to work - commute Kokomo mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Kokomo city (based on Howard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,10088
Mainline Protestant9,02635
Catholic5,2002
Black Protestant1,5296
Other1,0296
Orthodox851
None40,783-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Howard County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Howard County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Howard County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

28.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.6%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kokomo:

48.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Kokomo:

28.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kokomo:

20.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kokomo:

10.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.2%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kokomo, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$39,480$52,6401$2,223
Other Government Administration 9$38,683$51,57711$12,248
Judicial and Legal 2$9,837$59,0220$0
Police Protection - Officers 107$553,873$62,1170$0
Police - Other 20$60,044$36,0262$4,079
Firefighters 104$460,789$53,1680$0
Fire - Other 1$3,184$38,2081$2,307
Streets and Highways 19$93,882$59,2943$6,860
Airports 4$14,257$42,7712$3,348
Welfare 10$29,076$34,89110$14,344
Solid Waste Management 38$140,107$44,2440$0
Sewerage 47$190,412$48,6160$0
Parks and Recreation 23$79,536$41,4973$2,821
Transit 0$0 8$15,792
Other and Unallocable 34$129,309$45,6385$10,513
Totals for Government 427$1,842,469$51,77946$74,535

Kokomo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,701,000 ($204.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,968,000 ($174.62)
    Sewerage: $9,685,000 ($169.66)
    General - Other: $9,425,000 ($165.10)
    Regular Highways: $5,228,000 ($91.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,534,000 ($61.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,775,000 ($48.61)
    Central Staff Services: $1,208,000 ($21.16)
    Financial Administration: $747,000 ($13.09)
    Transit Utilities: $741,000 ($12.98)
    Natural Resources - Other: $434,000 ($7.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $421,000 ($7.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $343,000 ($6.01)
    Air Transportation: $331,000 ($5.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $247,000 ($4.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $176,000 ($3.08)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $64,000 ($1.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $5,847,000 ($102.43)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,642,000 ($28.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,403,000 ($24.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $470,000 ($8.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $255,000 ($4.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $240,000 ($4.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $192,000 ($3.36)
    Police Protection: $152,000 ($2.66)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($1.28)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($0.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $11,000 ($0.19)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,909,000 ($594.01)

Kokomo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,555,000 ($184.90)
    All Other: $461,000 ($8.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $453,000 ($7.94)
    Air Transportation: $299,000 ($5.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $90,000 ($1.58)
    Parking Facilities: $50,000 ($0.88)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $4,449,000 ($77.94)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,443,000 ($25.28)
    Local Employee Contribution: $29,000 ($0.51)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($0.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,756,000 ($30.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,697,000 ($82.28)
    All Other: $499,000 ($8.74)
    Highways: $470,000 ($8.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,283,000 ($22.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,169,000 ($20.48)
    Rents: $711,000 ($12.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000 ($1.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($0.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,131,000 ($142.44)
    All Other: $2,375,000 ($41.60)
    Highways: $1,443,000 ($25.28)
  • Tax - Property: $24,610,000 ($431.11)
    Individual Income: $784,000 ($13.73)
    Other License: $95,000 ($1.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($0.54)

Kokomo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,220,000 ($774.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,780,000 ($626.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,365,000 ($199.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,925,000 ($51.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,325,000 ($23.21)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,025,000 ($17.96)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000 ($5.26)

Kokomo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $367,000 ($6.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,088,000 ($562.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,072,000 ($18.78)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miami County, IN  0.53% ($30,466 average AGI)
from Cass County, IN  0.37% ($24,918)
from Marion County, IN  0.35% ($26,191)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.40% ($29,244 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.40% ($58,504)
to Miami County, IN  0.39% ($26,531)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kokomo:

  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kokomo:

  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GRP OF KOKOMO, INC)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W291AM (106.1 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIWC (91.7 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Kokomo:

  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kokomo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 97Number of bridges
  • 495m1,624ftTotal length
  • $4,950,000Total costs
  • 700,756Total average daily traffic
  • 52,991Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 502010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kokomo, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kokomo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 237 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kokomo, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 488 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kokomo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kokomo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 76 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED187$69,124113$56,069392$86,46624$28,3371$1,648,18063$54,7427$26,967
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$45,83310$47,98341$90,2904$6,3730$03$23,3203$15,187
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$77,95520$49,622242$89,98432$19,0870$07$38,7695$22,878
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$65,03813$59,021153$92,9874$23,7630$06$110,4123$69,350
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$61,4015$53,91041$86,5761$82,0000$05$55,0140$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Kokomo, IN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$83,35013$114,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$74,95319$98,088
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$75,8166$92,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$72,5503$103,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$47,4300$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kokomo and their reported violations in the past:

PEARL ENTERPRISES (DBA CLASSIC FOODS) (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Boil Water Order (MAY-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2013), St Boil Water Order (JAN-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-05-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SOUTHVIEW ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
PARKVIEW MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CENTER MEADOWS APARTMENTS (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Intentional no-action (JAN-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
NORTHWESTERN ATHLETIC FACILITY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BURLINGTON APARTMENTS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2008), St Boil Water Order (FEB-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Intentional no-action (JAN-08-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-31-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2007), St Other (JAN-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (MAY-13-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2007), St Other (JAN-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (MAY-13-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kokomo that have no violations reported:

  • KOKOMO REGENCY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 465
  • Hazardous Condition: 196
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Kokomo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kokomo, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kokomo, Indiana:

  • Fairfield Inn Kokomo, 1717 E Lincoln Rd, Kokomo, Indiana 46902 , Phone: (765) 453-8822, Fax: (765) 453-8822
  • Comfort Inn Kokomo, 522 Essex Dr, Kokomo, Indiana 46901 , Phone: (765) 452-5050
  • Clarion Hotel, 1709 E Lincoln Rd, Kokomo, Indiana 46902 , Phone: (765) 459-8001, Fax: (765) 459-8001
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 511 Albany Dr, Kokomo, Indiana 46904 , Phone: (765) 453-2222, Fax: (765) 453-4398
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2920 S Reed Rd, Kokomo, Indiana 46902 , Phone: (765) 455-2900, Fax: (765) 455-2800
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 411 Kentucky Dr, Kokomo, Indiana 46902 , Phone: (765) 453-0800, Fax: (765) 455-2075
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kokomo, Indiana
Most common first names in Kokomo, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary65478.5 years
John50372.8 years
William47672.7 years
Robert45970.4 years
James41271.1 years
Charles38472.2 years
George25076.6 years
Helen24479.0 years
Ruth22079.0 years
Richard19067.4 years
Most common last names in Kokomo, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32074.4 years
Miller22675.4 years
Johnson16373.8 years
Brown12374.2 years
Davis12273.4 years
Martin11871.4 years
Williams9974.4 years
Jones9371.5 years
Wilson9076.2 years
Taylor7473.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Kokomo, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture4
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Arby's4Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's6
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance2
Burger King3Nike9
CVS4Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread1
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Penske2
Curves2Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut3
Days Inn1Quality1
Deb1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears2
Fashion Bug1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx9Sprint Nextel3
Finish Line1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
Ford1Steak 'n Shake2
GNC2Subway4
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1Taco Bell3
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1U-Haul3
IHOP1UPS16
JCPenney1Vans2
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Walgreens4
Justice1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's3
Kmart1White Castle1
Kohl's1YMCA1
Kroger2

Kokomo compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Kokomo on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
There are 77 pilots and 68 other airmen in this city.
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