Kosciusko County

Kosciusko County, Indiana

121 N Lake St
Warsaw, IN 46580
Phone: (574) 372-2334
Fax: (574) 372-2338

In north-central IN, south of Elkhart; established Feb 7, 1835 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Thaddeus Kosciusko (1746-1817), Polish soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 554.34 (land 537.50; water 16.84) Population per square mile: 141.50
Population 2005: 76,072 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 13.40% Population 2000: 74,057 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,806; median household $43,939; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,245-$29,279
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Warsaw County seat (12,672)

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    David Hoffert, Superintendent of Warsaw Community Schools - volunteers with United Way of Kosciusko County, Region 8 Education Service Center, the Baker Youth Club, Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, the Kosciusko Community YMCA and Orthoworx.
    The labor shortage has become particularly problematic in places like Salt Lake City, Utah, and Kosciusko County, Indiana, the world's unofficial orthopedic device capital.
    Farmers State Bank serves the Kosciusko County, Indiana market through five full-service banking locations.
    While Kosciusko County, also a high-tech heavyweight, has a wide array of firms of many different sizes, it is about three times the size of Ripley County, thus lowering the overall value for this measure.
    Richard Fradette, Biomet's global vice president of finance, presented the project on March 13 to the Kosciusko County Council, which unanimously voted to move the request for incentives to the next step in the process, according to the Kosciusko Economic Development Corp.
    It operates two facilities in Kosciusko County, in Warsaw and Claypool.
    Written reports were reviewed from the Committee on Approval of Continuing Nursing Education, ISNA Psych Chapter, Elkhart Kosciusko County Chapter, and the Indiana State Nurses Assistance Program.
    The combined 50-million bushel per year soybean processing plant and biodiesel production facility will be located near Claypool, Indiana in Kosciusko County.
    Local Indiana newspaper the News-Sentinel recently reported that a Louis Dreyfus Corporation subsidiary has proposed the development of a new 250-acre "agro-industrial park" in Kosciusko County, IN.
    (Trinity) is a correspondence school that owns two parcels of real property in Kosciusko County, Indiana.
    Other finalist communities in the competition included: Tempe, Ariz.; Bellflower, Calif.; Deerfield Beach, Fla.; Chatham County region, Ga.; Nampa, Idaho; Muncie and Kosciusko County, Ind.; Dodge City, Kan.; Holyoke, Mass.; Jackson County, Mich.; Montevideo, Minn.; Kansas City, Mo.; Roswell, N.M.; greater Syracuse, Huntington and Buffalo-Niagara, N.Y.; Morganton, N.C.; Oil City, Pa.