Como, NC 27818 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27818: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Como, NC 27818

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hertford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.506, Longitude -77.012
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • Residential Addresses: 509
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 509

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Como, NC 27818 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,291
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 814
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,289
Population in Familes 1,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $22,243
Average Household Income $37,532
Per Capita Income $15,958


Total Housing Units 670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $91,554
Average Home Value $111,418


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.8%
Households -0.47% -0.74%
Families -0.64% -0.86%
Median Household Income   -0.99%
Per Capita Income   0.76%

Como, NC 27818 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27818 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 670 14th
Population Density # 735 6th
Diversity Index # 294 63rd
Median Household Income # 770 2nd
Per Capita Income # 734 6th

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