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Pros

-Cost of living
-Small town atmosphere
-Air quality

Cons

-Educational attainment
-Economic cycles
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Kokomo Metro Area


Kokomo, an important industrial center mainly tied to the automotive industry, supplies automotive parts for assembly plants nationwide. DaimlerChrysler and the troubled Delphi are the two largest private employers. The city has a long history of auto innovation dating back to the creation of the first American automobile in Kokomo in 1894.


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Quick Facts About Kokomo


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kokomo is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kokomo jobs have Increased by 5.92 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kokomo's cost of living is 20.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Kokomo's population is 54,402 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.89 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kokomo is $80,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Kokomo public schools spend $10,972 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15 students per teacher in Kokomo.

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It's not Park Slope
I've lived near Kokomo for a year and a half. I'm here because my elderly parents are here; I probably wouldn't have moved here just to do it. That said, there are... (read more)
Bored to Tears
I recently moved to Kokomo and this is the worst city I have ever lived in. The people are small- minded. There are no jobs for anyone with more than a associate's... (read more)
Lifetime resident
I am a lifetime resident of the Kokomo area. There are areas of the city where the crime is high, at night. If you use common sense (as in most cities) you will be... (read more)
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