Como, Wisconsin

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 2,631. Population change since 2000: +40.7%
Males: 1,282  (48.7%)
Females: 1,349  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53147.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,475 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Como:

$47,475
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,913 (it was $22,780 in 2000)

Como CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,419 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Como:

$166,419
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $206,671; Detached houses: $206,510; Townhouses or other attached units: $268,129; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,752

Median gross rent in 2012: $878.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Como races chart
  • White alone - 2,279 (86.6%)
  • Hispanic - 272 (10.3%)
  • Asian alone - 52 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Como: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Como, WI forum
Recent posts about Como, Wisconsin on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users:
Suggest a weekend getaway for me and the hubbs, please!  (8 replies)
Living in Lake Geneva - What is it like?  (15 replies)
need help!  (11 replies)

Latest news from Como, WI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (14.6%), Polish (13.1%), French (7.3%), Norwegian (5.6%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 911 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 868 people per square mile   (low).

Como,WI real estate house value index trend

Como, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Como:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Como CDP:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

265 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This place:  9.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,421 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,781 (2.1%)

Como satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (27.3 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (40.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (67.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Geneva, WI (0.4 miles ), Lake Geneva, WI (1.8 miles ), Williams Bay, WI (1.9 miles ), Linn, WI (2.0 miles ), Elkhorn, WI (2.3 miles ), Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI (2.4 miles ), Lyons, WI (2.5 miles ), Delavan Lake, WI (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.61 N, Longitude: 88.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Como household income distribution Como home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Como: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Como, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Como, Wisconsin average temperatures Como, Wisconsin average precipitation Como, Wisconsin humidity Como, Wisconsin wind speed Como, Wisconsin snowfall Como, Wisconsin sunshine Como, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Como-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Como place center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Como-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Como center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 263.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from Como center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 278.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Como topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Como:

  • DAVITA - LAKE GENEVA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WILLIAMS BAY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIAMS BAY, WI)
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • HOLTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKHORN, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD OF DELAVAN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Como:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 21 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 26 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 31 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Carroll University (about 31 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 33 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 33 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Rock Valley College (about 34 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)

Public high school in Como:

  • Badger Hi (Students: 1466; Location: 220 E South St; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Como:

  • Central - Denison El (Students: 708; Location: 900 Wisconsin St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Lake Geneva Mid (Students: 667; Location: 600 N Bloomfield Rd; Grades: 6-8)
  • Star Center El (Students: 422; Location: W1380 Lake Geneva Hwy; Grades: KG-5)
  • Eastview El (Students: 331; Location: 507 Sage St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Woods El (Students: 195; Location: N2575 Snake Rd; Grades: KG-8)
  • Reek El (Students: 117; Location: W4094 S Lakeshore Dr; Grades: KG-8)
  • Traver El (Students: 113; Location: W3490 Linton Rd; Grades: KG-8)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Walworth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

Como compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Como travel time to work - commute Como mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Como CDP (based on Walworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Walworth County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.0%

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.57% ($39,840 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.49% ($38,941)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($40,416)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.62% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.54% ($42,068)
to Rock County, WI  0.49% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Como:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Como:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBSD (89.1 FM; BURLINGTON, WI; Owner: BURLINGTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Como:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • EDWARD G ROACH, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, 3RD FLOOR
  • Edward G Roach, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Robert L Robeski, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 7324049360, , 517 ROUTE ONE SOUTH, SUITE 5000
  • Edward G Roach, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKY NW
  • Edward G Roach, N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 55127 m, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • N3403 Bird Place (Lat: 42.616111 Lon: -88.489167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, 3RD FLOOR

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1000 Feet Se Hwy 67 & Palmer Road (Lat: 42.615278 Lon: -88.533694), Call Sign: KNKM496, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

Cost of Living Calculator

State forum archive:



Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.