Como, Mississippi Population 2021

1,172
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Como is a city located in Panola County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,172, it is the 144th largest city in Mississippi and the 9675th largest city in the United States . Como is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -8.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,279 in 2010. Como reached it's highest population of 1,272 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Como has a population density of 620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Como is $43,033 with a poverty rate of 47.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $134,200. The median age in Como is 31.6 years, 23 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Como Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Como was:

  • Black or African American: 69.28%
  • White: 30.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Como, Mississippi is 1,172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,279.

Como, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American96369.28%
White42730.72%
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Como Population by Race

Como Population Pyramid $2021

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Como Median Age

31.6


Total

23


Male

40.5


Female

Como Adults

There are 1,042 adults, (294 of whom are seniors) in Como.

Como Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Como Sex Ratio

Female

731

52.59%

Male

659

47.41%

Como Population by Age

Como Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Como Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Male45.7%54.3%
All36.4%63.6%
Non Family29.7%70.3%
Female19.2%80.8%

36.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Como Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5902.3636.4
Non Family3061.1129.7
Female1564.5319.2
Married932.4383.9
Male353.445.7

3.53

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Como Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade607.01%
9th to 12th Grade16018.69%
High School Graduate30235.28%
Some College11713.67%
Associates Degree10712.50%
Bachelors Degree657.59%
Graduate Degree455.26%
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Como Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Como Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5063035
White350333105
Hispanic7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.00%.

Como Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,373$32,188$26,875
Less Than 9th Grade$14,531$27,250$13,125
High School Graduate$27,837$26,534$29,471
Some College$26,333$40,156$25,917
Bachelors Degree$31,806$$
Graduate Degree$123,438$124,063$

$27,373

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$26,875

Average Female

Como Earnings by Educational Attainment

Como Language by Age

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Como Language

100.00% of Como residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Como Language

Como Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black96361764.07%
White4274811.24%

47.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.92%

Male Poverty Rate

50.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Como

The race most likely to be in poverty in Como is Black, with 64.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Como is White, with 11.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.80%.

Como Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.09%
High School41.06%
Some College26.79%
Bachelors or Greater15.45%

Como Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed79.63%
Female Employed29.72%
Male Employed0.00%

Como Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Como Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,400$43,033
Families$38,819$60,591
Married Families$75,313-
Non Families$13,611$24,171
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Income by Household Type

Como Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.0%

Male Marriage Rate

15.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Como Married by Age and Sex

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Como Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Como Marital Status by Race

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Como Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Korea7
First Gulf War2
World War II
Second Gulf War

Como Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7423
75+7
35 to 542
55 to 64
18 to 34

Como Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White215.57%
Black111.65%

Como Veterans by Race

Como Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Como Veterans by Education

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41.8%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Como Employment by Age

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Como Employment by Race

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Como Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.29%

Born in Como

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Como residents were born in the United States, with 81.29% having been born in Mississippi. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Como Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,172-8-0.68%
20201,180-8-0.67%
20191,188-8-0.67%
20181,196-9-0.75%
20171,205-11-0.90%
20161,216-7-0.57%
20151,223-15-1.21%
20141,238-6-0.48%
20131,244-6-0.48%
20121,250-8-0.64%
20111,258-14-1.10%
20101,2720.00%

Como Population by Year