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Population (year 2000): 46,113. Estimated population in July 2005: 46,178 (+0.1% change)
Males: 21,793 (47.3%), Females: 24,320 (52.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $36,258 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Kokomo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.8%)
  • Black (10.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (15.7%), United States (15.1%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.7%), Italian (1.9%), French (1.9%).Indiana

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 16.2 square miles

Kokomo,

For population 25 years and over in Kokomo

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kokomo city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +858 (+1.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Anderson, (40.7 miles pop. 59,734).

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (141.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Heights, IN (3.8 miles Indian IN (7.8 miles Galveston, IN Sharpsville, (7.8 miles IN (10.6 miles Russiaville, IN Greentown, (11.5 miles Hill, IN (12.4 miles Bunker AFB, IN (13.1 miles Grissom IN (14.6 miles Walton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 102 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 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

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 86.13 W

Area code: 765


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,897 (+43.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,461 (79.7%)


 

Crime in Kokomo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 5 5 3 2 5
    per 100,000 2.2 10.8 10.8 6.5 4.3 10.8
Rapes 9 15 18 18 17 23
    per 100,000 19.5 32.5 39.0 39.0 36.9 49.9
Robberies 41 46 43 40 66 47
    per 100,000 88.9 99.8 93.2 86.7 143.1 101.9
Assaults 141 171 174 214 109 120
    per 100,000 305.8 370.8 377.3 464.1 236.4 260.2
Burglaries 444 346 458 559 551 461
    per 100,000 962.9 750.3 993.2 1212.2 1194.9 999.7
Thefts 1,949 2,033 2,224 2,171 2,339 2,227
    per 100,000 4226.6 4408.7 4822.9 4708.0 5072.3 4829.4
Auto thefts 94 120 106 141 139 152
    per 100,000 203.8 260.2 229.9 305.8 301.4 329.6
350.6 377.6 410.7 438.6 419.9 402.9

Average climate in Kokomo, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kokomo,

Kokomo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 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 4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center injured 44 people.

Birthplace of: Blair Crawford - College basketball player (IUPUI Jaguars), Drew Conner - College basketball player (IUPUI Jaguars), Matt Bell - College basketball player (Army Black Knights).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Kokomo:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP OF KOK (829 N DIXON RD)
  • HOWARD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (3500 S LA FOUNTAIN ST)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF KOKOMO (1907 W SYCAMORE)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (1907 WEST SYCAMORE STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kokomo:
  • GRISSOM ARB (about 11 miles; PERU, IN; ID: GUS)
  • ANDERSON MUNICIPAL-DARLINGTON FIELD (about 46 miles; ANDERSON, IN; ID: AID)
  • MOUNT COMFORT (about 48 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: MQJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kokomo:
  • GLENNDALE (about 6 miles; KOKOMO, IN; ID: 8I3)
  • KOKOMO MUNI (about 7 miles; KOKOMO, IN; ID: OKK)
  • GALVESTON (about 11 miles; GALVESTON, IN; ID: 5I6)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 16 $45,331 $33,998 6 $8,353
Financial Administration 11 $33,660 $36,720 29 $963
Other Government Administration 15 $53,959 $43,167 14 $2,826
Firefighters 121 $427,239 $42,370 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,752 $52,512 2 $2,966
Police Protection - Officers 101 $369,246 $43,870 0 $0
Police - Other 41 $102,598 $30,028 15 $13,101
Fire - Other 3 $8,056 $32,224 0 $0
Health 1 $2,533 $30,396 0 $0
Airports 4 $13,562 $40,686 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 38 $114,255 $36,080 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 22 $61,009 $33,277 6 $4,442
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $16,219 $48,657 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 47 $148,208 $37,840 0 $0
Streets and Highways 40 $130,731 $39,219 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $85,112 $36,476 1 $1,010
Totals for Government 494 $1,620,470 $39,363 73 $33,661
Colleges/Universities in Kokomo:
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-KOKOMO (Full-time enrollment: 1,757; Location: 2300 S WASHINGTON; Public; Website: www.indiana.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-KOKOMO (FT enrollment: 909; Location: 1815 E MORGAN ST; Public; Website: www.ivy.tec.in.us/kokomo/)
  • RUDAES SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE INC (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 208 W JEFFERSON ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kokomo:
  • INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; MARION, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,684)
  • ANDERSON UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; ANDERSON, IN; FT enrollment: 2,116)
  • BUTLER UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 3,721)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-INDIANAPOLIS (about 49 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 19,818)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-CENTRAL INDIANA (about 50 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 3,397)
  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 17,039)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 55 miles; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; FT enrollment: 36,407)
Public high schools in Kokomo:
  • KOKOMO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,882; Location: 2501 S BERKLEY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHWESTERN SR HIGH SCH (Students: 556; Location: 3431 N 400 W; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 3794 E CR 300 S; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Kokomo:
  • KOKOMO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: P O BOX 2798; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 616 TOUBY PIKE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • KOKOMO ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 623 S BERKLEY; Grades: 6 - 12; Boys only)
  • TEMPLE BAPTIST ACADAMY (Students: 64; Location: 1700 SOUTH GOYER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 3007 E CARTER RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 404 W JEFFERSON; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kokomo:
  • NORTHWESTERN ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 561; Location: 4223 W RD 350 N; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 303 E SUPERIOR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ELWOOD HAYNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 910 S COOPER; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAFAYETTE PARK MIDDLE SCH (Students: 458; Location: 923 N KORBY ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MAPLE CREST MIDDLE SCH (Students: 418; Location: 2727 S WASHINGTON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOULEVARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 1901 W BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TAYLOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 3794 E CR 300 S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAFAYETTE PARK ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 376; Location: 919 N KORBY ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TAYLOR PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 5500 WEA DR; Grades: KG - 03)
  • BON AIR MIDDLE SCH (Students: 358; Location: 2796 APPERSON WAY N; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Kokomo:
  • STS JOAN OF ARC PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 1230 NORTH ARMSTRONG; Grades: PK - 8)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 705 SOUTHWAY BLVD E; Grades: PK - 6)
  • REAL LIFE PLAY SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1729 E VAILE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILD HSE-KOKOMO (Students: 60; Location: 525 W ALTO RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • SALVATION ARMY DAY CARE CNTR (Students: 55; Location: PO BOX 622-1105 S WAUGH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BETHANY FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 5169 N. 600 EAST; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • MILLERVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 700E 3518N; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN INC (Students: 9; Location: 423 S BERKLEY; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Kokomo:
  • KOKOMO-HOWARD COUNTY PL (Operating income: $3,948,571; Location: 220 N UNION ST; 240,857 books; 14,679 audio materials; 10,384 video materials; 603 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kokomo: American Legion Golf Course (A), Sycamore Plaza (B).

Shopping Center: Kokomo Mall (1).

Cemeteries: Memorial Park (1), Crown Point Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kokomo Creek (A), Shambaugh Run (B).

Parks in Kokomo include: Studebaker Park (1), Foster Park (2), Somers Park (3), Bon Air Park (4), Highland Park (5).


Kokomo compared to Indiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
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.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
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)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIWC (91.7 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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..)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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