In 2019, Compton, CA had a population of 96.8k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $52,883. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Compton, CA declined from 97,301 to 96,803, a −0.512% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,507 to $52,883, a 4.7% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Compton, CA are White (Hispanic) (34%), Other (Hispanic) (32.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.859%). 0% of the households in Compton, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 81.6% of the residents in Compton, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Compton, CA are Compton College (892 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Compton, CA was $355,200, and the homeownership rate was 53.8%. Most people in Compton, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Compton, CA was 2 cars per household.