This map shows the expansion of Comox’s boundaries between incorporation as a village in 1946 to present day. In 1946 Comox had an area of less than one square mile and a population of 631 people. It has grown to an area of 6.46 square miles with a population of 13,627 people. The current population density of Comox is 2,109 people per square mile. Courtenay has a population density of 2,124 per square mile. Densities of nearby communities are Powell River (1179), Campbell River (564) and Qualicum Beach (1300).