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The 2016 Compton, California, population is 98,462. There are 9,834 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Compton, California

The median age is 28.4. The US median is 37.4. 40.95% of people in Compton, California, are married. 7.27% are divorced.

The average household size is 4.15 people. 36.81% of people are married, with children. 29.12% have children, but are single.

Race in Compton, California

1.06% of people are white, 30.89% are black, 0.44% are asian, 0.14% are native american, and 0.16% claim 'Other'.

66.31% of the people in Compton, California, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 33.69% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLECompton, CaliforniaUnited States
  Population  98,462321,418,820
  Population - 2010  95,761308,745,538
  Population - 2000  93,493285,036,114
  Population - 1990  90,454251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  8.85%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  5.32%12.76%
  Pop. Density  9,83491
  Land Area  103,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  28.437.4
  Female Population  51.88%50.81%
  Male Population  48.12%49.19%
  White  1.06%62.77%
  Black  30.89%12.24%
  Asian  0.44%4.95%
  Native American  0.14%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.20%0.16%
  Other  0.16%0.20%
  Two or More Races  0.82%2.13%
  Hispanic  66.31%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  33.69%83.10%
  Households  23,395116,211,000
  Family Households  19,31676,958,100
  Non Family Households  4,07939,253,000
  Household Size  4.152.63
  Married Population  40.95%50.58%
  Single Population  59.05%49.42%
  Now Married  38.05%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.90%2.17%
  Never Married  47.33%32.55%
  Widowed  4.45%5.95%
  Divorced  7.27%10.92%
  Married, w/children  36.81%31.68%
  Married, no children  18.53%41.44%
  Single, w/children  29.12%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.54%9.95%

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