For population 25 years and over in Como:
For population 15 years and over in Como town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $863 (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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 89.94 W
Area code: 662
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Como detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.5%).
Work and jobs in Como: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Como, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Como-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 152% 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 above Mississippi state average. It is 89% 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Como center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from Como center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Panola County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alvin Jackson - Football player, Stark Young - Writer, Tony Johnson (tight end) - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Como:
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 9.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Como and their reported violations in the past:HARMONTOWN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.5%
(1.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Como compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Como (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Como (based on Panola County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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Como government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,090 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,063 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 170
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,100
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Como)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Como)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Como, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.