Kokomo, IN (population: 45,373) has one gunsmithing school within its city limits. Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo has a total student population of 5,088. It is the 5785th highest ranked school in the USA and the 116th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Gunsmithing students from Kokomo schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Northwest Indiana nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 880 employed machinists earning an average salary of $38,270. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this area earn $34,340/yr and there are 2,170 employed.
Kokomo lies in Howard county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Northwest Indiana nonmetropolitan area has 149,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.18/hr average worker wage, and a $33,650 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.458 out of every 1000 jobs in Kokomo are held by maintenance and repair workers, general, and 5.848/1000 are held by machinists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo ends up costing a student $12,383/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kokomo|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||40.7 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||41.1 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||66.0 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||83.3 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||84.9 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||93.8 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||96.3 miles|