Kokomo, Indiana Population 2024

59,699

Kokomo is a city located in Howard County Indiana. Kokomo has a 2024 population of 59,699. It is also the county seat of Howard County.Kokomo is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,573 in 2020.

The average household income in Kokomo is $69,069 with a poverty rate of 14.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kokomo is 39.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Kokomo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kokomo was:

  • White: 82.01%
  • Black or African American: 10.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
36.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,627.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.21% (126)
The current population of Kokomo, Indiana is 59,699 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 59,573.

Kokomo, Indiana Population 2024

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Kokomo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48,82382.01%
Black or African American6,23910.48%
Two or more races2,8064.71%
Asian9811.65%
Other race5220.88%
Native American1570.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kokomo Population by Race

Kokomo Population Pyramid 2024

Kokomo Median Age

39.8

Total

37.1

Male

42.4

Female

Kokomo Adults

There are 46,021 adults, (11,111 of whom are seniors) in Kokomo.

Kokomo Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kokomo Sex Ratio

Female31,45852.84%
Male28,07647.16%

Kokomo Population by Age

Kokomo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,0662.2464.935.1
Non Family11,2731.1858.341.7
Married9,0093.048416
Female4,3313.0746.953.1
Male1,453351.448.6
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kokomo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kokomo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kokomo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.57%.

Kokomo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,334

Average Earnings

$50,685

Average Male

$34,438

Average Female

Kokomo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kokomo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kokomo Language

96% of Kokomo residents speak only English, while 4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Kokomo Language

Kokomo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White46,4695,90412.71%
Black6,0071,66127.65%
Hispanic2,53878330.85%
Multiple2,72536913.54%
Other520458.65%
Asian981373.77%
Islander66100%
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14.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kokomo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kokomo is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kokomo is Asian, with 3.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.5%.

Kokomo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.46%
Some College12.38%
High School10.3%
Bachelors or Greater6.09%
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Kokomo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.74%
Male Unemployed27.91%
Female Employed9.4%
Male Employed5.79%
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Kokomo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kokomo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kokomo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kokomo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kokomo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kokomo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kokomo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,726

Number of Veterans

3,286

Male Veterans

440

Female Veterans

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Kokomo Veterans by War

count

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Kokomo Veterans by Age

count

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Kokomo Veterans by Race

Kokomo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kokomo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kokomo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kokomo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kokomo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.87%

Born in Kokomo

97.4%

Native Born

2.6%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.4% of Kokomo residents were born in the United States, with 74.87% having been born in Indiana. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kokomo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202959,769140.02%
202859,755140.02%
202759,741140.02%
202659,727140.02%
202559,713140.02%
202459,699140.02%
202359,685140.02%
202259,671140.02%
202159,657840.14%
202059,5731,4742.54%
201958,0991140.2%
201857,985610.11%
201757,924980.17%
201657,826-185-0.32%
201558,011-168-0.29%
201458,179-45-0.08%
201358,22410%
201258,223100.02%
201158,213170.03%
201058,19612,08326.2%
200046,1131,1512.56%
199044,962-2,846-5.95%
198047,8083,7668.55%
197044,042-3,155-6.68%
196047,1978,52522.04%
195038,6724,87714.43%
194033,7959522.9%
193032,8432,7769.23%
192030,06713,05776.76%
191017,0106,40160.34%
190010,6092,34828.42%
18908,2614,219104.38%
18804,042
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Kokomo Population by Year