In 2017, Compton, CA had a population of 97.8k people with a median age of 30.5 and a median household income of $48,117. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Compton, CA grew from 97,740 to 97,847, a 0.109% increase and its median household income grew from $45,406 to $48,117, a 5.97% increase.
The population of Compton, CA is 66.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30.4% Black or African American Alone, and 1.15% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Compton, CA speak a non-English language, and 79.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Compton, CA are El Camino College-Compton Center (565 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Compton, CA is $287,300, and the homeownership rate is 54.3%. Most people in Compton, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Compton, CA is 2 cars per household.