Compton, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Compton, California Info Snack

Population
96,803
Unemployment
9.4%
Poverty
20.5%
Median Home
$355,200
Median Income
$52,883
Median Rent
$1,219

Compton SnackAbility

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

Compton, CA Crime Report

3,450
Total Crimes
3,570.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
44.14%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Compton
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,450 3,570.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,104 1,142.4 441.2 366.7
Murder 18 18.6 4.3 5.0
Robbery 427 441.9 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 619 640.5 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,346 2,427.6 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 334 345.6 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,285 1,329.7 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 727 752.3 358.8 219.9

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 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 135 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

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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
2019 96,803 -0.5%
2018 97,301 -0.6%
2017 97,847 0.1%
2016 97,740 -0.2%
2015 97,955 0.3%
2014 97,663 0.6%
2013 97,040 0.5%
2012 96,561 0.5%
2011 96,102 0.4%
2010 95,761 -

Race / Ethnicity in Compton

White
1.2% (1,176)
African American
28.4% (27,490)
American Indian
0.0% (32)
Asian
0.7% (692)
Hawaiian
0.3% (296)
Other
0.5% (499)
Two Or More
0.9% (832)
Hispanic
68.0% (65,786)
Race Compton CA USA
White 1.2% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 28.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 68.0% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Compton

Female
51.2% (49,536)
Male
48.8% (47,267)
Gender Compton CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Compton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
23.0% (22,264)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (14,520)
High School / GED
29.0% (28,072)
Some College
19.0% (18,392)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (5,808)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (5,808)
Master's Degree
2.0% (1,936)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Compton CA USA
< 9th Grade 23.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Compton, California

Less than $10,000
6.4% (621,786)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (562,665)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (1,008,721)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (1,064,172)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (1,308,402)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.2% (2,056,584)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (1,292,500)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (1,229,302)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (331,075)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (205,087)
Income Compton CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.2% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 12.2% 7.7%

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