Compton SnackAbility

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

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Compton 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
97,740
Unemployment
13.9%
Poverty
25.5%
Median Home
$264,300
Median Income
$45,406
Median Rent
$1,110

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Map Of Compton, CA

Population over time in Compton

Year Population % Change
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 1142.0 445.3 386.3
Murder 35.4 4.9 5.3
Robbery 369.2 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 699.0 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 2557.1 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 375.3 479.8 468.9
Larceny 1382.7 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 799.1 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Compton

White
1.1% (1,065)
African American
30.6% (29,879)
American Indian
0.1% (67)
Asian
0.9% (883)
Hawaiian
0.3% (316)
Other
0.2% (160)
Two Or More
0.6% (572)
Hispanic
66.3% (64,798)
Race Compton CA USA
White 1.1% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 30.6% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.6% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 66.3% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Compton, California

Less than $10,000
7.9% (7,721)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (6,646)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (12,217)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (10,946)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (15,931)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (19,450)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (11,631)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (9,578)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (2,932)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (781)
Income Compton CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Compton

Female
51.6% (50,403)
Male
48.4% (47,336)
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
24.2% (23,624)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (14,671)
High School / GED
26.1% (25,508)
Some College
21.3% (20,781)
Associate's Degree
5.3% (5,169)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (5,886)
Master's Degree
1.8% (1,766)
Professional Degree
0.2% (215)
Doctorate Degree
0.1% (115)
Education Compton CA USA
< 9th Grade 24.2% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 26.1% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 21.3% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.3% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 1.8% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.2% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.1% 1.6% 1.3%

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