Compton, California 

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Population

93,967

+2.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

16.1%

Median Income

$43,230

Median Home Price

$519,500

Median Age

30.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.9 / 8.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Compton, California

National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains. September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Compton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 90221 90220
Cost of Living: 34.3% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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Compton, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Entertainment
Coastline and beach areas
Big-city amenities
Cons
Overcrowding
Air quality
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Compton is 16.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Compton jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Compton's cost of living is 34.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Compton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Compton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Los Angeles county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.0% to 26.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Compton's population is 93,967 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Compton is Real Estate: $519,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%.

SCHOOLS
Compton public schools spend $10,237 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.6 students per teacher in Compton. More Education



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Housing Market in Compton

It's a good time to buy in Compton. Home Appreciation is up 17.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Compton is $519,500.
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Reviews for Compton   6 Reviews
Compton Is A Hidden Treasure - 11/20/2019
I visit Compton each Summer. This is one of the most welcoming and spectacular cities to work. live and raise a family in. The educational system is superior to most,... Read More

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compton - 10/14/2015
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Are you kidding! Beautiful Suburb! - 7/15/2007
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


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ZIP CODES IN COMPTON, CALIFORNIA
90221 90220

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