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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Compton is 102% more densely populated than Detroit.
People are 34.6% less likely to be married in Detroit.
The Median Age is 6.7 years younger in Compton.

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PEOPLE
 Compton, CADetroit, MIUnited States
 Population98,462677,116321,418,820
 Population - 201095,761759,340308,745,538
 Population - 200093,493951,270285,036,114
 Population - 199090,4541,027,974251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now8.85%-34.13%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.32%-28.82%12.76%
 Pop. Density9,8344,88091
 Land Area101393,531,905
 Water Area04264,837
 Median Age28.435.137.4
 Female Population51.88%52.61%50.81%
 Male Population48.12%47.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Compton, CADetroit, MIUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.85%7.05%6.36%
 Age 5 to 98.58%6.73%6.51%
 Age 10 to 148.69%7.17%6.59%
 Age 15 to 175.51%4.62%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.15%5.44%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.91%6.48%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.63%12.40%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.96%12.40%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.93%13.33%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.56%6.64%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.49%5.68%5.72%
 Age 65 to 744.52%6.61%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.30%3.75%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.93%1.71%1.85%
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 RACE
 Compton, CADetroit, MIUnited States
 White1.06%8.69%62.77%
 Black30.89%80.67%12.24%
 Asian0.44%1.21%4.95%
 Native American0.14%0.28%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.20%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.12%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.82%1.71%2.13%
 Hispanic66.31%7.32%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic33.69%92.68%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Compton, CADetroit, MIUnited States
 Households23,395254,197116,211,000
 Family Households19,316145,36576,958,100
 Non Family Households4,079108,83239,253,000
 Household Size4.152.692.63
 Married Population40.95%26.79%50.58%
 Single Population59.05%73.21%49.42%
 Now Married38.05%23.11%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.90%3.68%2.17%
 Never Married47.33%53.69%32.55%
 Widowed4.45%7.49%5.95%
 Divorced7.27%12.03%10.92%
 Married, w/children36.81%16.10%31.68%
 Married, no children18.53%20.84%41.44%
 Single, w/children29.12%39.00%16.94%
 Single, no children15.54%24.06%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Compton

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)

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Comments about Detroit

Feels like a ghost town...: When I first arrived in Detroit a few months ago, entering northbound from 75, I felt as if I was in some post apocalypse city. Driving through the streets was so... (read more)

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