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Living in Kokomo, IN

Welcome to Kokomo, Indiana, the 13th largest city in Indiana and the county seat of Howard County. According to the 2006 Census, the population was 48,070. Kokomo is situated approximately 50 miles north of Indianapolis, the State Capital, and centrally located between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH. Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and Ball State University in Muncie, IN are each located approximately one hour from Kokomo.

The name of the city is derived from the name of a Miami Indian Chief, which translated becomes ‘Black Walnut.’ Kokomo is referred to as the ‘City of Firsts’ for the many accomplishments of its residents. Some of those achievements include the following: Elwood Haynes was an automobile pioneer, having test drove the first internal combustion engine automobile in July of 1894. He was also known as the inventor of stainless steel in 1912. Walter Kemp developed the first canned tomato juice in1928, while John Powell was known for inventing the first mechanical corn picker. A few other inventions include the first pneumatic rubber tire in 1894, Dirilyte tableware in 1926, the first push-button radio created by Delco Electronics in 1938 the first transistor car radio in 1957 and many more.

Howard County is known primarily as an agricultural, automotive and industrial area of Indiana. Some of the largest employers include Chrysler-Fiat,LLC, Delphi Electronics, Haynes International, and Syndicate Sales. Howard County is also home to five public high schools, a few non-public schools, The Kokomo Library and several colleges and universities including Indiana-Purdue University at Kokomo, Ivy-Tech State College and Indiana Wesleyan University. Inventrek offers a place for newly developed technology and incubator companies to thrive. Two hospitals and a large number of medical clinics and offices serve the community and provide ample employment for residents in the medical field. The climate offers residents and tourists four distinct seasons and a variety of outdoor activities year round. Kokomo/Howard County offers 13 excellent parks ideal for summer and winter sports activities, wonderful hiking trails and picnic areas. Other attractions include visiting Old Ben, a once ‘acclaimed largest steer in the world,’ the Vermont Covered Bridge, Seiberling Mansion and Elliott House, Kokomo Beach with water park, Elwood Haynes Museum and City of Firsts Automotive Heritage Museum.

Kokomo Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 107 homes for sale in Kokomo, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
99% Single Family and 1% Land/lot.

99% Single Family
1% Land/lot

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 107
Average Home Size 2,056 ft² / 191 m²
Price Range ($9,700 - $749,900)

Weather in Kokomo

The average high temperatures in Kokomo range from 34 in January to 86 in July

Average home income in Kokomo

The average household income of a Kokomo resident is $60,887 with an average home value of $111,514

Population of Kokomo

Kokomo has 71,750 residents.

Home ownership in Kokomo

The average level of home ownership in Kokomo is 68%.

Education breakdown of Kokomo

Education levels of residents of Kokomo include: highschool 36%, associate 6%, bachelor 12%, graduate 9%.

Households in Kokomo

Kokomo has 30,092 homes, built on average 54 years ago.

Information from in and around Kokomo...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 107 homes for sale in Kokomo. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Land/lot. The average list price of these property results is 136,047. Prices are displayed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Kokomo please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 107 homes for sale in Kokomo, IN are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Kokomo area. Member brokerages representing the 107 homes include The Hardie Group, F.C. Tucker Company, Inc. and Carpenter Realtors.