Compton, California 

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Population

97,847

+2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

16.1%

Median Income

$43,230

Median Home Price

$405,000

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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.

Compton, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: California
County: Los Angeles County
Metro Area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro Area
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Compton
Zip Codes: 90221 90220
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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
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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 97,847 people. Since 2010, 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: $405,000. 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 5.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Compton is $405,000.

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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
looking for a good neighborhood to live in... Read More

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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