Como, Texas

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Como, Texas

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High Points

Como strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Como Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Como Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Como Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Como, Texas

Comparing Como to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 1 2

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Como Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles N of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Hopkins
Standard Zip Codes 75431
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.06
Longitude -95.471

Como Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Como Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 621 100%
Male 313 50.4%
Female 308 49.6%
Under 18 185 29.8%
18+ 436 70.2%
65+ 77 12.4%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.28
White 557 89.7%
African-American 18 2.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 37 6%
Mixed Race 9 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 119 19.2%

Estimated Como Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 645
Growth 24
Growth % 3.9%

Como Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.9%
US/American 27.9%
English 12.2%
Irish 10.6%
German 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Polish 1.5%
Scottish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Como 621 $27,500
Mount Vernon 2,286 $36,150
Oak Grove 710 $71,250
Quitman 2,030 $39,643
Sulphur Springs 14,551 $36,802
Winnsboro 3,584 $37,286
Yantis 321 $36,875
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Como High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

F M 11
A Title I School.
Serves 765 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

F M 11
A Non-traditional School
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 35

Como Colleges

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