Como, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Como, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Como had a population of 90 as of July 1, 2016. Como ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Como is located at latitude 36.4983 and longitude -76.9996 in Hertford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Como (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Town of Como (GNIS ID: 2406303) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Como is located within Township of Maneys Neck, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hertford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Como population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Como: Buckhorn.

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Como, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 90
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 72
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $84,091
Average Home Value $102,419


Median Household Income $21,173
Average Household Income $36,568
Per Capita Income $15,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.49%
Families 1.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Como to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 725 2nd
Population Density1 # 734 1st
Diversity Index2 # 242 67th
Median Household Income # 729 1st
Per Capita Income # 679 8th

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