Kokomo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 57,995 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Kokomo is the 19th 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 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%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Kokomo rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.76% of adults 25 and older in Kokomo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.