For population 25 years and over in Como:
For population 15 years and over in Como town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,667 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (28.0 miles , pop. 63,677).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (49.6 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (262.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Riverdale, VA (2.2 miles ), Murfreesboro, NC (2.5 miles ), Southampton Meadows, VA (2.8 miles ), Winton, NC (3.0 miles ), Severn, NC (3.1 miles ), Newsoms, VA (3.3 miles ), Cofield, NC (3.4 miles ), Boykins, VA (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 77.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-23.5%).
Average climate in Como, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Como-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Como town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Como-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Como center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 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 Hertford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Como:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Como:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Como and their reported violations in the past:MT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PEGGY`S (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.5%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Como compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Como town (based on Hertford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Como government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Como government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Como government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,710 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:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,054 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Como:
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TV broadcast stations around Como:
Como fatal accident list:
May 26, 1995 00:45 AM, Us258, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1978 03:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: