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"City of Firsts"
Kokomo is a city in Howard County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after a Miami chief.
The latitude of Kokomo is 40.486N. The longitude is -86.133W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,154.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kokomo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Howard County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kokomo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46902 ZIP code.
19% of Kokomo residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kokomo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kokomo was $20,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Kokomo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Kokomo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $426. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $742.
Libraries in Kokomo include Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, South Branch Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Kokomo include WTTK.
Howard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kokomo political report.
The average commute time for Kokomo workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kokomo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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