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Kokomo’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest level since November 2000, as the city’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. 

“For job seekers in Kokomo this is great news” said Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight. “Kokomo’s labor market continues to grow as the city’s unemployment rate declines to a 15 year low. We work closely with the private sector to facilitate job growth through new development and quality of life investments that attract new workers with the skills employers are seeking.” 

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According to recently released U.S. Census data, the City of Kokomo has gained population for the past four years. 

For the period between 2010 and 2014, Kokomo led Howard and the adjacent counties in population growth with 230 news residents. The latest estimates place Kokomo’s population at 57,085. 

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The City of Kokomo and Howard County Government have agreed to actively partner on qualified projects to convert vacant spaces of downtown Kokomo’s upper floors for residential and commercial use.

Howard County’s rent assistance program has helped several new first-floor, downtown restaurants and retailers establish a clientele. Read More
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This FREE instrument petting zoo and concert will be held at Grace United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 3rd at 1:00p.m.  The petting zoo, sponsored by Sound of Music will be from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.  Come and try out all kinds of different instruments!  The final concert will begin at 2:30pm.  Our kids enjoy performing to an audience! Please come and support our youth! Read More
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