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Compton Population

Compton is a city in California, State of United States, Compton population in 2023 is estimated to be 94,361, covers city area of 10.12 sq mi (26.20 km, ranks seventy-eighth largest city in California State, three-hundred-forty city in the United States. Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, borders Willowbrook on the north and northwest, the West Compton on the west, the city of Carson on the southwest. Compton population as per 2020 census is 95,740 compared to 2010 population of 96,455 with the decrease number of 715 people and growth of -0.7 percent. It is known as the Hub City due to its geographic centrality in Los Angeles County.

Below is the Compton population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201096,454
201196,9480.51
201297,3930.46
201397,6640.28
201497,7170.05
201597,7460.03
201697,410-0.34
201797,174-0.24
201896,617-0.57
201995,002-1.67
202095,7400.78
2021 *93,548-2.29
2022 *94,1890.67
2023 *94,3610.18
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Compton Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Compton population is 95,601, out of these 47,428 are male, 48,173 are female, The sex ratio of Compton is 99. The median age of the Compton population is 33.5, Compton population by age are, under 18 years is 26,427, 16 years and over is 72,207, 18 years and over is 69,174, 21 years and over is 64,382, 65 years and over is 13,393. 49.6% are male, 50.4% are female, Population of Compton by age percent-wise is, 27.6% are under 18 years old, 75.5% are 16 years and over, 72.4% are 18 years and over, 67.3% are 21 years and over, 11.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 22,411 housing units, The voting population of Compton are 51,712, out of these 24,572 are male voters, 27,140 are female voters, 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female. Compton population in 2022 is estimated to be 94,189, and in 2021 is estimated to be 93,548.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -56,6917.0%
5 - 96,8247.1%
10 - 148,6539.1%
15 - 197,2777.6%
20 - 246,0496.3%
25 - 3414,21414.9%
35 - 4412,92713.5%
45 - 5411,42512.0%
55 - 596,2306.5%
60 - 644,2824.5%
65 - 746,7577.1%
75 - 842,9243.1%
85 and over1,3481.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Compton Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Compton by race are:

White Population

White population in Compton, California are 32,503, percentage wise 34.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Compton, California are 21,659, percentage wise 22.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Compton, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Compton are 376, percentage wise 0.4 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Compton, California are 69,874. Percentage wise 73.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 61,677 are Mexican people, 285 are Puerto Ricans, 74 are Cubans, and 7,838 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race95,601Percent
White32,50334.0%
Black or African American21,65922.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native2330.2%
Asian Population3760.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4520.5%
Hispanic or Latino69,87473.1%
Mexican61,67764.5%
Puerto Rican2850.3%
Cuban740.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino7,838
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Compton native population is 65,223, out of these 58,039 born in the California state and 6,630 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 30,378, out of these 12,916 are Naturalized US citizen, 359 in Asia, 12,221 in Latin America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Compton are 17,462, out of these 198 are from Europe, 122 are from Asia, 17,026 are from Latin America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native65,223
Born in state of residence58,039
Born in other state in the United States6,630
Northeast472
Midwest1,011
South4,718
West429
Born outside the United States554
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)554
Foreign born
Born outside of United States30,378
Naturalized U.S. citizen12,916
Europe0
Asia359
Africa0
Oceania336
Latin America12,221
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen17,462
Europe198
Asia122
Africa0
Oceania116
Latin America17,026
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Compton Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Compton, California are 22,411, Occupied housing units are 21,757, Rental vacancy rate is . Percentage of occupancy is 97, 60.62% of houses are owner occupied and 36.46% of houses are renter occupied in Compton. There are 67.55 percent of one-unit detached, 8.38 percent of one-units attached, 3.24 percent of two-unit houses, 5.37 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.59 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 4 and average household size of renter occupied is 4. 21.64 percent are available with one vehicle, 29.52 percent are available with two vehicles, 41.26 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 4.67 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Compton rental homes or apartments are 8,171, occupied by Renter, The median value of Compton average rental rate is $1,315.

HousingUnits
Total housing units22,411
Occupied housing units21,757
Occupied housing units percent97
Rental vacancy rate
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached15,139
1-unit attached1,878
2 units726
3 or 4 units1,204
Mobile home805
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied13,586
Renter-occupied8,171
Average household size of owner-occupied unit4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit4
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Compton Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Compton, California is $432,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.24 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.19 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.40 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 5.52 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 40.46 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 11.82 percent are between $500,000 to one million.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000501
$50,000 to $99,99943
$100,000 to $149,9990
$150,000 to $199,99990
$200,000 to $299,9991,237
$300,000 to $499,9999,067
$500,000 to $999,9992,648
$1,000,000 or more0
Median (dollars)432,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Compton Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,031, 0.96 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.96 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.54 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 12.04 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 12.57 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 6.08 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 4.43 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $502, 1.72 percent of homes pay less than $250, 4.03 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.37 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.92 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.02 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.95 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500216
$500 to $999215
$1,000 to $1,4991,913
$1,500 to $1,9992,699
$2,000 to $2,4992,818
$2,500 to $2,9991,362
$3,000 or more992
Median (dollars)2,031
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250385
$250 to $399904
$400 to $599979
$600 to $799655
$800 to $999452
$1,000 or more212
Median (dollars)502
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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