Como, Mississippi Population 2020

1,191

Como is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,191, it is the 144th largest city in Mississippi and the 9617th largest city in the United States. Como is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -6.88% 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 631 people per square mile.

The average household income in Como is $43,193 with a poverty rate of 40.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $130,300. The median age in Como is 45.2 years, 35.6 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Como Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.27%
  • White: 37.73%
  • 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 1,191, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,279.

Como, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American79762.27%
White48337.73%

Como Population Pyramid 2020

Como Median Age

45.2


Total

35.6


Male

47.5


Female

Como Adults

There are 1,071 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Como.

Como Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Como Sex Ratio

Female

660

51.56%

Male

620

48.44%

Como Households and Families

Como Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Como Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male47.2%52.8%
All41.6%58.4%
Non Family33.4%66.6%
Female21.9%78.1%

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5992.1441.6
Non Family3291.0633.4
Married1202.4680.8
Female1144.6321.9
Male362.9747.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Como Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade576.48%
9th to 12th Grade18821.39%
High School Graduate32637.09%
Some College11112.63%
Associates Degree586.60%
Bachelors Degree829.33%
Graduate Degree576.48%

Como Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4812638
White398371131
Hispanic4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,967$32,188$28,587
Less Than High School$13,594$$13,281
High School Grad$29,457$27,014$30,556
Some College$22,159$21,705$25,833
Bachelors Degree$30,481$$26,875
Graduate Degree$120,938$121,563$

$28,967

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$28,587

Average Female

Como Language

Como Language by Age

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 Poverty

Como Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black79745857.47%
White4835611.59%

40.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.26%

Male Poverty Rate

42.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Como

The race most likely to be in poverty in Como is Black, with 57.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Como is White, with 11.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.94%
High School30.98%
Some College26.63%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed81.36%
Female Employed17.71%
Male Employed0.00%

Como Income

Como Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,298$43,193
Families$38,200$65,031
Married Families$70,500-
Non Families$13,750$22,918

Como Marital Status

Como Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Como Married by Age and Sex

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

Como Veterans

38

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
Korea7
First Gulf War3
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
75+7
35 to 543
55 to 64
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White255.84%
Black132.02%

$Como Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Como Employment Status

42.1%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

21%

Unemployment Rate

Como Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.48%

Born in Mississippi

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.61% of Como residents were born in the United States, with 76.48% having been born in Mississippi. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,191-10-0.83%
20191,201-10-0.83%
20181,211-5-0.41%
20171,216-10-0.82%
20161,226-5-0.41%
20151,231-13-1.05%
20141,244-4-0.32%
20131,248-7-0.56%
20121,255-4-0.32%
20111,259-13-1.02%
20101,2720.00%