For population 25 years and over in Como:
For population 15 years and over in Como town:
147 residents are foreign born (14.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,000 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (51.3 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (68.2 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (78.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Pickton-Pine Forest, TX (2.1 miles ), Seymore, TX (2.9 miles ), Sulphur Springs, TX (3.0 miles ), Yantis, TX (3.3 miles ), Winnsboro, TX (3.6 miles ), North Hopkins-Sulphur Bluff, TX (4.0 miles ), Mount Vernon, TX (4.1 miles ), Quitman, TX (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 95.47 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+11.1%).
Work and jobs in Como: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Como, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Como-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 228% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/14/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Como town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/26/1961, a category F3 tornado 15.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Como-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Como center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hopkins County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Marshall Formby - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Como:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Como:
See full list of schools located in Como
Public high school in Como:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Como that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.9%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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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 Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Como (based on Hopkins County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Como government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,107 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:
7.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,421 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:
Jul 10, 1998 09:05 AM, Smithst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1992 04:15 PM, Smithst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 1986 10:40 PM, Fm69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 22, 1983 09:20 PM, 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Como)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Como, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.