Kokomo, IN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
82,486
0.188% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.4
0.719% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12%
19.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$56,387
7.66% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$113,900
4.02% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
37,368
0.782% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Kokomo, IN had a population of 82.5k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $56,387. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kokomo, IN grew from 82,331 to 82,486, a 0.188% increase and its median household income grew from $52,373 to $56,387, a 7.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kokomo, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), White (Hispanic) (2.07%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%).

None of the households in Kokomo, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Kokomo, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kokomo, IN are Indiana University-Kokomo (637 degrees awarded in 2020), Ross Medical Education Center-Kokomo (69 degrees), and Summit Salon Academy-Kokomo (48 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Kokomo, IN was $113,900, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Kokomo, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Kokomo, IN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kokomo, IN is home to a population of 82.5k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.07% of Kokomo, IN residents were born outside of the country (1.71k people).

In 2020, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.7k people) in Kokomo, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Kokomo, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kokomo, IN was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kokomo, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.7k ± 184
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.52k ± 303
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.77k ± 383
3.49%
Hispanic Population
2.88k people

In 2020, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.7k people) in Kokomo, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.49% of the people in Kokomo, IN are hispanic (2.88k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kokomo, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,901 ± 7,815 people
  2. India
    33,655 ± 4,493 people
  3. China
    21,706 ± 3,611 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 102,901 Indiana residents, followed by India with 33,655 and China with 21,706.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.07%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.71k people
1.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.49k people

As of 2020, 2.07% of Kokomo, IN residents (1.71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kokomo, IN was 1.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,247 ± 300
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    906 ± 258
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    834 ± 194

Kokomo, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Kokomo, IN employs 37.4k people. The largest industries in Kokomo, IN are Manufacturing (9,799 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,023 people), and Retail Trade (4,193 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,938), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,180), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($57,266).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,739. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

37.4k
2020 Value
± 1,469
0.782%
1 Year growth
± 5.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kokomo, IN grew at a rate of 0.782%, from 37.1k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kokomo, IN, are Production Occupations (5,845 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,573 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,160 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kokomo, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37.4k
2020 Value
± 1,469
0.782%
1 Year growth
± 5.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kokomo, IN grew at a rate of 0.782%, from 37.1k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kokomo, IN, are Manufacturing (9,799 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,023 people), and Retail Trade (4,193 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kokomo, IN, though some of these residents may live in Kokomo, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,882
Median earning men ± $2,231
$30,032
Median earning women ± $1,738

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($59,975), Wholesale Trade ($51,542), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,100).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($48,750), Public Administration ($42,885), and Manufacturing ($42,645).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 864
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 472
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 428
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $2.13M
    Manufacturing
  2. $435k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $149k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Kokomo, IN awarded 754 degrees. The student population of Kokomo, IN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,163 male students and 2,268 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kokomo, IN are White (617 and 84.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (37 and 5.05%), Black or African American (35 and 4.77%), and Two or More Races (20 and 2.73%).

The largest universities in Kokomo, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana University-Kokomo (637 and 84.5%), Ross Medical Education Center-Kokomo (69 and 9.15%), and Summit Salon Academy-Kokomo (48 and 6.37%).

The most popular majors in Kokomo, IN are Registered Nursing (111 and 14.7%), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (95 and 12.6%), and General Business (86 and 11.4%).

The median tuition cost in Kokomo, IN for a public four year colleges is $7,067 for in-state students and $19,926 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Kokomo, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 3,431 (33.9% men and 66.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 3,431 students enrolled in Kokomo, IN, 33.9% men and 66.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,684 records, of which 67.2% were women and 32.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kokomo, IN was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 95 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kokomo, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 637 degrees awarded
  2. 69 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana University-Kokomo with 637 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 176 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kokomo, IN, which is 0.304 times less than the 578 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 617 degrees mean that there were 16.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,067) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($648) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,110) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.655% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.645% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.72M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (831k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Kokomo, IN was $113,900 in 2020, which is 0.496 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $109,500 to $113,900, a 4.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Kokomo, IN is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Kokomo, IN have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kokomo, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kokomo, IN is $56,387. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Kokomo, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $98,880, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $89,444 and $84,754.

Property

$113,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,599
$24,980
Median Property Taxes
±$1,065

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kokomo, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Kokomo, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2020
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.1% of the housing units in Kokomo, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Kokomo, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kokomo, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $98,880, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $89,444 and $84,754.

The following map shows all of the counties in Kokomo, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$56,387
Median Household Income
± $2,334
34.6k
Number of Households
± 1,417

In 2020, the median household income of the 34.6k households in Kokomo, IN grew to $56,387 from the previous year's value of $52,373.

The following chart displays the households in Kokomo, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kokomo, IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.19%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.81%)

In 2020, 83.3% of workers in Kokomo, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.19%) and those who worked at home (4.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kokomo, IN have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in Kokomo, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kokomo, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kokomo, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kokomo, IN (9.7k out of 81k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kokomo, IN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.1% of the population of Kokomo, IN has health coverage, with 49.7% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1498 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.86% decrease from the previous year (1511 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1752 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 594 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,498 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,498 patients per year. This represents a 0.86% decrease from the previous year (1,511 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Indiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.92%
Uninsured
49.7%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kokomo, IN declined by 2.86% from 7.13% to 6.92%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kokomo, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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