Compton SnackAbility

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

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Compton, California Info Snack

Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles. Compton is one of the oldest cities in the county and on May 11, 1888, was the eighth city to incorporate. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 96,455. It is known as the "Hub City" due to its geographic centrality in Los Angeles County. Neighborhoods in Compton include Sunny Cove, Leland, Downtown Compton, and Richland Farms. The city is generally a working class city with some middle-class neighborhoods, and is home to a relatively young community, at an average 25 years of age, compared to the American median age of 35 (2010 data).
Population
97,847
Unemployment
11.9%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$287,300
Median Income
$48,117
Median Rent
$1,139

Rankings for Compton in California

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Map Of Compton, CA

Population over time in Compton

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Compton Per 100k

Crime Compton CA USA
Violent Crime 1191.1 449.3 382.9
Murder 21.5 4.6 5.3
Robbery 451.3 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 684.6 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2643.1 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 420.6 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1434.6 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 787.9 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Compton

White
1.1% (1,125)
African American
30.4% (29,727)
American Indian
0.0% (8)
Asian
0.8% (817)
Hawaiian
0.2% (225)
Other
0.2% (150)
Two Or More
0.4% (422)
Hispanic
66.8% (65,373)
Race Compton CA USA
White 1.1% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 30.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 66.8% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Compton, California

Less than $10,000
7.2% (704,498)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (645,790)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (1,164,379)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (1,046,962)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (1,477,489)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (1,996,078)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (1,320,934)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (1,017,608)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (293,541)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (127,201)
Income Compton CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Compton

Female
50.9% (49,842)
Male
49.1% (48,004)
Gender Compton CA USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Compton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
23.6% (23,112)
9-12th Grade
15.5% (15,137)
High School / GED
27.2% (26,615)
Some College
20.0% (19,576)
Associate's Degree
5.5% (5,380)
Bachelor's Degree
6.1% (5,969)
Master's Degree
1.8% (1,794)
Professional Degree
0.2% (229)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (31)
Education Compton CA USA
< 9th Grade 23.6% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.5% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.2% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 20.0% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.5% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 6.1% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.8% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.6% 1.4%

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