Como, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,214 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 601  (49.5%)
Females: 613  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38619.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,044 (it was $22,344 in 2000)
Como:

$31,044
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,907 (it was $12,278 in 2000)

Como town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,420 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Como:

$96,420
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,434; detached houses: $130,319; mobile homes: $55,763

Median gross rent in 2017: $404.

March 2019 cost of living index in Como: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.0%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 53.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Como, MS (2010)
    • 93072.7%Black alone
    • 34026.6%White alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Hispanic

Races in Como detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Como, Mississippi as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Como is 55 to 1.


Crime rates in Como by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(77.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.9)
2
(156.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(620.2)
2
(155.8)
5
(391.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(930.2)
16
(1,246)
10
(782.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,473)
17
(1,324)
20
(1,565)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(387.6)
2
(155.8)
1
(78.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)341.1362.9311.4

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City-data.com crime index in Como, MS

Crime rate in Como detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Mississippi average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (7.3%), English (5.0%), Irish (2.2%), Portuguese (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 357 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 641 people per square mile   (low).

Como, Mississippi map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,190 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $848 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (41.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (411.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sardis, MS (2.4 miles ),
Senatobia, MS (2.7 miles ),
Coldwater, MS (3.5 miles ),
Batesville, MS (3.7 miles ),
Crenshaw, MS (3.8 miles ),
Sledge, MS (4.1 miles ),
Courtland, MS (4.4 miles ),
Falcon, MS (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 89.94 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Como, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Como, MS in 2017
Como satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $32,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Como, MS residents
Average permit cost in Como, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Como, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Como, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Como, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Como, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Como-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Como town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Como-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from Como center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Panola County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Como topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Como:

  • RCG SARDIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SARDIS, MS)
  • SARDIS COMMUNITY NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SARDIS, MS)
  • NORTH OAK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)
  • SENATOBIA CONVALESCENT CENTER AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-SENATOBIA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BATESVILLE, MS)
  • MID DELTA HOSPICE OF BATESVILLE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BATESVILLE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Como:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 8 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 26 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 41 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Memphis (about 42 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 44 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 45 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Delta State University (about 70 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)

Public high school in Como:

Public elementary/middle schools in Como:

  • COMO ELEMENTARY (Location: 200 LEWERS DRIVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTH PANOLA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 526 COMPRESS ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Como City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Como include: Holy Innocents Episcopal Church (A), Como Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Como Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Alvin Jackson - Football player, Stark Young - Writer, Tony Johnson (tight end) - Football player.

Panola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Como and their reported violations in the past:

HARMONTOWN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,520, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Como (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Como Branch at 227 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Como:

Marital status in Como, MS
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 11.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Como:

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Como, MS (based on Panola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,53858
Black Protestant5,45528
Mainline Protestant3,40725
Catholic3602
Other282
None13,919-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Panola County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Panola County:

10.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Panola County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Panola County:

13.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

34.0%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Como:

47.6%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Como:

42.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Como:

19.7%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Como:

13.7%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.8%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.7%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Como, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,253$43,2910$0
Welfare 2$7,308$43,8480$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$32,561$43,4150$0

Como government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $192,000 ($158.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($98.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($95.55)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($95.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($90.61)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($86.49)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($79.08)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($72.49)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($3.29)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($2.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($20.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $125,000 ($102.97)
    Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($82.37)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($82.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($6.59)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($5.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($2.47)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $603,000 ($496.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($19.77)

Como government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($88.14)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($84.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($52.72)
    Other: $9,000 ($7.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($46.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($28.83)
    Other: $8,000 ($6.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $27,000 ($22.24)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($4.12)
    Rents: $5,000 ($4.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($144.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $285,000 ($234.76)
    Highways: $3,000 ($2.47)
  • Tax - Property: $198,000 ($163.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000 ($30.48)
    Other License: $3,000 ($2.47)

Como government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000 ($1280.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,248,000 ($1028.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $306,000 ($252.06)

Como government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000 ($154.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000 ($60.13)

5.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tate County, MS  0.83% ($29,202 average AGI)
from Lafayette County, MS  0.60% ($33,486)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.59% ($36,714)


5.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tate County, MS  0.81% ($25,216 average AGI)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.78% ($34,258)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.59% ($33,029)

Businesses in Como, MS

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Como:

  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Como:

  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUMS (92.1 FM; UNIVERSITY, MS; Owner: STUDENT MEDIA CENTER OF THE U. OF MS)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTNM (105.5 FM; WATER VALLEY, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLJ (93.7 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Como:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • Como, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count3958
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5804
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1209
  • Fatalities4598
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9900
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents315
See more detailed statistics of Como fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.2mTotal length
  • $6,581,787,000Total costs
  • 114,310Total average daily traffic
  • 20,495Total average daily truck traffic
  • 109,345Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Como, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Como, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Como)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 874 Sides Bottom Rd (Lat: 34.568194 Lon: -89.897778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQKV679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Main St At S End (Lat: 34.510667 Lon: -89.936472), Call Sign: KCQ413, Licensee ID: L00056437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/1998, Expiration Date: 02/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2002, Registrant: Jackson, Vernon:jackson, Horace:jackson, Charles Dba Jackson Implement Co, Main St, Como, MS 38619

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 30309, 2915 Freeman Rd (Site # 30309) (Lat: 34.558278 Lon: -89.909528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQOV643, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • 30308-E, 996 Lee Jennings Road (Lat: 34.465139 Lon: -89.950056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 149.4 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQPZ616, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • COMO, 4.98 Miles @ 225 Degrees From (Lat: 34.533694 Lon: -89.843139), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WLK800, Licensee ID: L00000335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2008, Registrant: Comnet Inc, 27 S Second St, Bay Springs, MS 39422, Phone: (601) 354-9070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Como)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Como)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 79. The highest number of fires - 135 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Como, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.3%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Como, MS
    • 70652.3%Outside Fires
    • 45233.5%Structure Fires
    • 18413.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 70.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Como, MS
Most common first names in Como, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4669.8 years
Robert4571.5 years
William4572.2 years
Mary4373.1 years
John2869.7 years
Willie2474.4 years
George1776.6 years
Annie1475.9 years
Walter1376.9 years
Mattie1283.2 years
Most common last names in Como, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor5079.2 years
Smith2978.8 years
Davis2975.2 years
Jones2571.5 years
Jackson2376.1 years
Johnson2274.0 years
Williams1874.3 years
Howard1672.5 years
Hill1370.3 years
Wilson1369.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Como, MS
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Como, MS
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Como compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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