Kokomo Metro Area, Indiana 

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Population

83,349

-1.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$42,078

Median Home Price

$143,000

Median Age

41.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.7

summer / winter

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The Kokomo metropolitan area, located in Indiana, encompasses two counties—Howard and Tipton—and is home to over 107,000 people. This vibrant city features a variety of attractions ranging from natural beauty such as riverside parks like Foster Park and Seiberling Nature Realm where visitors can go hiking or bird watching; to modern culture like The Kuss Auditorium which hosts various concerts and events year-round. Its downtown district also offers a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment options thanks to places like the Historic Elwood Haynes Museum or Kokomo Automotive Museum where guests can explore automotive history. With all these fantastic offerings Kokomo makes a great destination for family vacations and business trips alike. Small industrial town - North-central Indiana, 60 miles north of Indianapolis.
State: Indiana
County: Howard
Metro Area: Kokomo Metro Area
City: Kokomo, Center township (Howard Cnty), 14 total
Zip Codes: 46901 46902 46936 46979
Cost of Living: -23.0% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

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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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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kokomo Metro Area is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kokomo Metro Area jobs have increased by 4.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kokomo Metro Area's cost of living is 23.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kokomo Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Kokomo metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Kokomo metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.1% to 32.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kokomo Metro Area's population is 83,349 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kokomo Metro Area is Real Estate: $143,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.

SCHOOLS
Kokomo Metro Area public schools spend $11,102 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Kokomo Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Kokomo

It's a good time to buy in Kokomo. Home Appreciation is up 9.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kokomo is $143,000.
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46901 46902 46936 46979

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