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Como, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Como is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hopkins County at latitude 33.0597 and longitude -95.4752. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Como, but most people and references simply refer to it as Como, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Como indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Como (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Como, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 744
Population in Households 744
Population in Familes 641
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 674
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $111,321
Average Home Value $134,647


Median Household Income $38,207
Average Household Income $51,403
Per Capita Income $18,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.38% 0.98%
Households 1.36% 1.02%
Families 1.89% 1.0%
Median Household Income   3.84%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Como, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Como to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1103 37th
Population Density1 # 994 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 348 80th
Median Household Income # 1101 37th
Per Capita Income # 1184 32nd

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