Kokomo, IN


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Kokomo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 57,799 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kokomo who work in office and administrative support (12.33%), sales jobs (10.42%), and food service (10.17%).

The citizens of Kokomo are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.76% of adults in Kokomo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Kokomo in 2010 was $22,707, 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 $90,828 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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