Compton, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Compton, California Info Snack

Population
95,804
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
19.5%
Median Home
$383,500
Median Income
$58,703
Median Rent
$1,236

Compton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
4

Compton, CA Crime Report

3,374
Total Crimes
3,532.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.57%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Compton
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,374 3,532.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,125 1,177.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 18 18.8 5.6 6.5
Robbery 284 297.3 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 774 810.4 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,249 2,354.7 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 222 232.4 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,189 1,244.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 838 877.4 427.6 246.0

Compton, CA Cost Of Living

120
Compton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Compton California National Average
Overall 120 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 113 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 136 198 100
Transportation 135 134 100
Utilities 108 126 100

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Rankings for Compton in California

Map Of Compton, CA

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Population over time in Compton

Year Population % Change
2020 95,804 -1.5%
2019 97,301 -0.6%
2018 97,847 0.1%
2017 97,740 -0.2%
2016 97,955 0.3%
2015 97,663 0.6%
2014 97,040 0.5%
2013 96,561 0.5%
2012 96,102 0.4%
2011 95,761 -

Race / Ethnicity in Compton

White
0.9% (832)
African American
27.0% (25,903)
American Indian
0.1% (75)
Asian
1.0% (977)
Hawaiian
0.1% (129)
Other
0.6% (570)
Two Or More
0.9% (890)
Hispanic
69.3% (66,428)
Race Compton CA USA
White 0.9% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 27.0% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.9% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 69.3% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Compton

Female
51.6% (49,472)
Male
48.4% (46,332)
Gender Compton CA USA
Female 51.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Compton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
24.0% (22,992)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (13,412)
High School / GED
28.0% (26,825)
Some College
20.0% (19,160)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (4,790)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (6,706)
Master's Degree
2.0% (1,916)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Compton CA USA
< 9th Grade 24.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Compton, California

Less than $10,000
6.3% (604,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (437,056)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (969,056)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (1,009,517)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (1,023,939)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.6% (2,162,450)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (1,305,962)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (1,382,477)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (413,822)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (271,207)
Income Compton CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.6% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 13.3% 8.3%

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