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Economic Development

Greater Kokomo: More, no matter what you're looking for.
Since its founding in 1855, the city of Kokomo has been a community of innovation and entrepreneurship. More than 160 years later, its rich automotive and manufacturing heritage still continue to drive technological development, advanced manufacturing, and significant public and private investment.
But don't take our word for it. Hear what others have said about the Greater Kokomo community:
“#4 in job growth in nation”
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
“Third-fastest growing economy in U.S. since the Great Recession”
- Bloomberg, 2018
“#3 in Nation for Advanced Manufacturing Specialization”
- Business Facilities, 2015
“#6 in Nation for Exports in GDP”
- Business Facilities, 2015
“Leading Location: #15 in Nation for MSAs Under 160,000”
- Area Development, 2015
“#3 Best U.S. City for Job Seekers”
-, 2014

“#1 Most Affordable Small City in America”
- National Association of Home Builders, 2013 & 2014

“Top 5 Indiana City for Families”
-, 2014
“Indiana Community of the Year”
- Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2011

As the primary economic development organization for Kokomo and Howard County, the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance is the number one resource for data and statistics, community information, and more related to:

  • Commercial listings and available sites and buildings in Kokomo and Howard County
  • Community data, including demographics, recreational info, and recent news
  • Workforce data, including major employers in Kokomo and educational opportunities in Howard County
  • Assistance with site selection in Howard County
  • Location information, including taxes and incentives, utilities, and more

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