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Howard County Demographics

'Meet' the people who make Greater Kokomo a great place to live.

The total population of Howard County is 83,305 and includes the communities of Kokomo (56,985), Greentown (2,397), and Russiaville (1,085). Currently, Howard County is the 18th largest county in Indiana.
The median age of Howard County's population is 40.5, with the largest segment of residents falling into the 65+ category. Recent initiatives from the Alliance and local government aim to attract young professionals, which has led to it becoming the fastest-growing segment of Howard County's population.
 Age Range  Total   %
 0-4   5,103 6.1
5-9 5,210 6.3
 10-19 10,586 12.7
 20-29 9,925 11.9
 30-39 9,370 11.3
 40-49 10,282 12.3
 50-59 11,966   14.4
 60-64 5,474 6.6
 65+ 15,389 18.5
Over 53% of Howard County residents have at least some college education, with just over 29% possessing an associates, bachelors, or graduate degree. Over 90 percent of residents possess at least a high school diploma. 
The median household income for Howard County residents is $44,548 (a 'household' includes the tax filer, his/her spouse if applicable, and any tax dependents). On average, households in Howard County earn 9% less than the Indiana state median household income of $49,446 and 19% less than the national average of $53,65; however, the largest segment of Howard County's population falls into the $100,000+ category.
For more information on wages in Howard County, visit Income & Wages
Information last updated: December 2015 from Indiana Economic Development Corporation