Kokomo, Indiana Population 2020

58,175

Kokomo is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 58,175, it is the 15th largest city in Indiana and the 669th largest city in the United States. Kokomo is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 27.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,468 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Kokomo has a population density of 1,586 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kokomo is $57,247 with a poverty rate of 19.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $87,100. The median age in Kokomo is 40.1 years, 37.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Kokomo Demographics

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

  • White: 83.95%
  • Black or African American: 9.90%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Kokomo, Indiana is 58,175, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,869.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,468.

Kokomo, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202082,476550.07%
201982,421550.07%
201882,366550.07%
201782,311-6-0.01%
201682,317-23-0.03%
201582,340-262-0.32%
201482,602-133-0.16%
201382,735-98-0.12%
201282,833420.05%
201182,791360.04%
201082,7550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,64683.95%
Black or African American5,7349.90%
Two or More Races1,5392.66%
Asian8151.41%
Some Other Race8001.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native3860.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.05%

Kokomo Population Pyramid 2020

Kokomo Median Age

40.1


Total

37.3


Male

42.7


Female

Kokomo Adults

There are 45,171 adults, (10,772 of whom are seniors) in Kokomo.

Kokomo Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kokomo Sex Ratio

Female

29,948

51.68%

Male

27,999

48.32%

Kokomo Households and Families

Kokomo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kokomo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All61.3%38.7%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female39.4%60.6%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4772.2361.3
Married10,2642.9379.5
Non Family10,1941.1651.9
Female3,8642.9839.4
Male1,1553.0355.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kokomo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5903.97%
9th to 12th Grade3,8739.66%
High School Graduate15,37838.37%
Some College8,89922.21%
Associates Degree3,2618.14%
Bachelors Degree4,46111.13%
Graduate Degree2,6136.52%

Kokomo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,96129,7855,904
Black3,4582,759265
Hispanic1,168692167
Asian685592488
Multiple Races513470150
Other Race46417625
Native American37534384
Islander1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,227$40,176$28,044
Less Than High School$20,840$25,648$13,606
High School Grad$27,609$32,550$21,495
Some College$33,102$43,293$29,742
Bachelors Degree$45,672$62,127$35,124
Graduate Degree$55,905$51,326$56,941

$32,227

Average Earnings

$40,176

Average Male

$28,044

Average Female

Kokomo Language

Kokomo Language by Age

Kokomo Language

95.57% of Kokomo residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Kokomo Poverty

Kokomo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,3747,96617.18%
Black5,5511,97235.53%
Multiple1,49865443.66%
Hispanic2,29560026.14%
Other74920727.64%
Native386379.59%
Asian815242.94%

19.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.45%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kokomo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kokomo is Multiple, with 43.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kokomo is Asian, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.70%
High School15.80%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.81%
Female Unemployed47.77%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed7.28%

Kokomo Income

Kokomo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,558$57,247
Families$57,286$67,995
Married Families$69,632-
Non Families$29,614$38,589

Kokomo Marital Status

Kokomo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kokomo Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Kokomo Marital Status by Race

Kokomo Veterans

4,326

Number of Veterans

3,910

Male Veterans

416

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,390
First Gulf War777
Second Gulf War627
Korea434
World War II220
Age Group Veterans
75+1,142
65 to 741,018
35 to 541,008
55 to 64833
18 to 34325
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8059.87%
Black4259.94%
Hispanic362.42%
Asian314.19%
Indian287.47%
2 or More193.21%
Other183.27%

$Kokomo Veterans by Education

9.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kokomo Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kokomo Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.31%

Born in Indiana

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.35% of Kokomo residents were born in the United States, with 74.31% having been born in Indiana. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202058,1751530.26%
201958,0221530.26%
201857,869720.12%
201757,7971530.27%
201657,644-209-0.36%
201557,853-174-0.30%
201458,027-44-0.08%
201358,071-7-0.01%
201258,07820.00%
201158,076100.02%
201058,06611,9532.33%
200046,1131,1510.25%
199044,962-2,846-0.61%
198047,8083,7660.82%
197044,042-3,155-0.69%
196047,1978,5252.01%
195038,6724,8771.36%
194033,7959520.29%
193032,8432,7760.89%
192030,06713,0575.86%
191017,0106,4014.83%
190010,6092,3482.53%
18908,2614,2197.41%
18804,0420.00%