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PeopleCompton, CAUnited States
Population - 201096,455308,745,538
Population - 200097,963285,036,114
Population - 199093,969251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now2.76%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now-1.43%8.46%
Pop. Density9,64588
Land Area10.0123,531,905.42
Water Area0.104264,836.79
Median Age26.937.2
Female Population51.83%50.83%
Male Population48.17%49.18%
Age 0 to 410.17%6.51%
Age 5 to 99.32%6.57%
Age 10 to 149.30%6.68%
Age 15 to 175.54%4.17%
Age 18 to 205.76%4.45%
Age 21 to 246.82%5.52%
Age 25 to 3414.38%13.32%
Age 35 to 4412.93%13.34%
Age 45 to 5411.21%14.44%
Age 55 to 594.35%6.37%
Age 60 to 643.21%5.48%
Age 65 to 743.86%7.12%
Age 75 to 842.30%4.25%
Age 85 and over0.86%1.78%
Native American0.55%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.46%0.17%
Two or More Races3.05%2.68%
Family Households19,11476,595,548
Non Family Households4,09538,631,254
Household Size4.132.61
Married Population40.72%51.40%
Single Population59.28%48.60%
Now Married37.26%49.23%
Married but Separated3.46%2.17%
Never Married47.01%31.83%
Married, w/children37.45%32.53%
Married, no children16.12%41.14%
Single, w/children31.07%16.88%
Single, no children15.37%9.45%

Marital Status

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

Family in Compton, CA

The median age is 26.9. The US median is 37.2. 40.72% of people in Compton, CA, 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, CA

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, CA, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 34.48% are non-hispanic).

Compton People SperlingViews

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