We've got so much of what it takes to help your business grow!
If you're looking to expand or relocate your business, take a good look at Greater Kokomo and Howard County, Indiana. This is just the "short list" of our winning attributes:
- highly trained - with 18.1% of our population holding a bachelor's degree or higher
- highly productive
- drawn from a balanced mix of job experiences across 6 counties
- includes many types of available laborers, all with that strong Midwestern work ethic
- for technological innovation and leadership
- for remaining on the cutting edge of technology
- for pioneering new electronic circuitry for automobiles and steel alloys for industrial use
- for expertise in injection molding, food processing, the design and manufacture of automobile transmissions
- Chrysler LLC
- Delphi Electronics & Safety
- Haynes International
- Howard Regional Health Network
- St. Joseph Hospital
Quality of Life
- urban sophistication as well as ...
- the quiet pleasures of rural living
- inclusion in the top ten affordable housing markets in the U.S.
- family-friendly neighborhoods
- a low crime rate
- 29 public parks
- 3 golf courses
- a public swimming pool
- auto racing
- youth & adult sports leagues
- indoor racquet sports clubs
- 5 museums
- Kokomo Civic Theatre, Curtain Call Theatre for Children
- Kokomo Community Concerts & the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra
- 30 carriers with local terminals
- commercial air service at Indianapolis airport
- private aircraft, freight, and charter passenger service at Kokomo Municipal Airport
- Central Railroad Company
- U.S. 31 and 35
- S.R. 22 and 26
- Duke Energy
- Indiana-American Water Company
- AT&T of Indiana
And Other Great Statistics
- Kokomo earned a "Five-Star Community" ranking for its quality of life from Expansion Management magazine, based on a number of criteria, some of which are indicated above.
- Kokomo also was named #1 in the United States for European investment by Expansion Management magazine.
- Indiana ranks #1 in the nation for the number of engineering graduates it produces.
- Indiana ranks #4 in the nation as an educational institution destination.
- Indiana ranks #4 in the world in life science production.
- Indiana ranks 12th in the nation for the percentage of tax dollars spent on education.
- Indiana ranked 14th in the nation for research and development investment in 2003.
As we said, this barely touches on all we have to offer. For detailed statistics visit STATS Indiana. And contact GKEDA.