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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

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 2011: 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.

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  • 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%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Como: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Como:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Como CDP:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

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

This place:  9.1%
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%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Como-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 115% 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from Como center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Como:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 21 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • McHenry County College (about 26 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)
  • College of Lake County (about 30 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • Carroll University (about 31 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 33 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,732)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 33 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Rock Valley College (about 34 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

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)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Como, WI

Como compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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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

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
Wisconsin:

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
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walworth County:

6.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

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

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.79% ($48,571 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.68% ($39,217)
from McHenry County, IL  0.58% ($44,310)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rock County, WI  0.70% ($32,842 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.59% ($30,468)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.58% ($36,065)

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:

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  • 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:

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  • 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:


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