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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2014 Compton, California, population is 96,561. There are 9,645 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Compton, California

The median age is 26.9. The US median is 37.2. 40.72% of people in Compton, California, are married. 7.43% are divorced.

The average household size is 4.13 people. 37.45% of people are married, with children. 31.07% have children, but are single.

Race in Compton, California

33.99% of people are white, 31.11% are black, 0.34% are asian, 0.55% are native american, and 30.51% claim 'Other'.

65.52% of the people in Compton, California, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 34.48% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLECompton, CaliforniaUnited States
  Population  96,561309,138,711
  Population - 2010  96,455308,745,538
  Population - 2000  97,963285,036,114
  Population - 1990  93,969251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  2.76%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -1.43%8.46%
  Pop. Density  9,64588
  Land Area  10.0123,531,905.42
  Water Area  0.104264,836.79
  Median Age  26.937.2
  Female Population  51.83%50.83%
  Male Population  48.17%49.18%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  10.17%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  9.32%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  9.30%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  5.54%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  5.76%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  6.82%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  14.38%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  12.93%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  11.21%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  4.35%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  3.21%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  3.86%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  2.30%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  0.86%1.78%
  RACE
  White  33.99%74.17%
  Black  31.11%12.56%
  Asian  0.34%4.81%
  Native American  0.55%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.46%0.17%
  Other  30.51%4.79%
  Two or More Races  3.05%2.68%
  Hispanic  65.52%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  34.48%83.65%
  FAMILY
  Households  23,209115,226,802
  Family Households  19,11476,595,548
  Non Family Households  4,09538,631,254
  Household Size  4.132.61
  Married Population  40.72%51.40%
  Single Population  59.28%48.60%
  Now Married  37.26%49.23%
  Married but Separated  3.46%2.17%
  Never Married  47.01%31.83%
  Widowed  4.85%6.02%
  Divorced  7.43%10.75%
  Married, w/children  37.45%32.53%
  Married, no children  16.12%41.14%
  Single, w/children  31.07%16.88%
  Single, no children  15.37%9.45%
  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
Are you kidding! Beautiful Suburb!
What was the last writer thinking! Must have been locked up too long, or hasn't been around much. Probably lived in Compton or LA County his whole life. Compton is... (read more)
re: Beautiful Suburb, full of opportunity! - 8/11/
Why, it so refreshing to read an unbiased and balanced review of beautiful Compton instead of the negativity people seem to put up. As a young man just starting out in... (read more)
re: Beautiful Suburb, full of opportunity! - 8/11/
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Beautiful Suburb, full of opportunity! - 8/11/
Why, it so refreshing to read an unbiased and balanced review of beautiful Compton instead of the negativity people seem to put up. As a young man just starting out in... (read more)
re: Beautiful Suburb, full of opportunity! - 8/11/
biggie smalls calls brookly home not... (read more)
re: Beautiful Suburb, full of opportunity! - 8/11/
This is the best review of Compton I have ever seen! Kudos to the author. My best friend warned me against booking a hotel in Compton a few years ago, and I innocently... (read more)
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