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Population (year 2000): 93,493. Estimated population in July 2005: 95,659 (+2.3% change)
Males: 45,857 (49.0%), Females: 47,636 (51.0%)

Los Angeles County

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Median resident age: 25.0 years
Median household income: $31,819 (year 2000)
Median house value: $136,200 (year 2000)

Compton, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Compton:

  • Hispanic (56.8%)
  • Black (40.3%)
  • Other race (37.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (1.6%).

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Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

Compton,

For population 25 years and over in Compton

  • High school or higher: 48.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Compton city

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

31.3% Foreign born (30.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,068 (+3.4%).



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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (7.9 miles www.info.com/LosAngelesRealEstate )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (16.7 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Compton, CA (2.1 miles East CA (2.4 miles Willowbrook, CA (2.5 miles Lynwood, Compton, CA (2.8 miles West Gate, CA (3.9 miles South CA (4.0 miles Paramount, CA (4.6 miles Carson, Park, CA (5.0 miles Walnut


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $89,600

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 118.23 W


Compton, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (18.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,132 (+3.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,017 (15.3%)


 

Crime in Compton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 54 45 46 52 43 39
    per 100,000 57.8 48.1 49.2 55.6 46.0 41.7
Rapes 30 38 52 37 41 28
    per 100,000 32.1 40.6 55.6 39.6 43.9 29.9
Robberies 529 544 641 482 444 466
    per 100,000 565.8 581.9 685.6 515.5 474.9 498.4
Assaults 889 898 1,217 1,239 1,021 1,031
    per 100,000 950.9 960.5 1301.7 1325.2 1092.1 1102.8
Burglaries 1,147 1,098 858 738 548 611
    per 100,000 1226.8 1174.4 917.7 789.4 586.1 653.5
Thefts 1,320 1,444 1,557 1,188 991 967
    per 100,000 1411.9 1544.5 1665.4 1270.7 1060.0 1034.3
Auto thefts 895 871 898 794 801 968
    per 100,000 957.3 931.6 960.5 849.3 856.7 1035.4
649.4 649.6 745.2 665.2 576.4 593.7


Average climate in Compton, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Compton,

Compton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Compton city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Krist Novoselic - (born 1966), a musician of Nirvana (band), Suge Knight - (born 1965), record producer, Alex Acker - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Jan 21, 1983), DeLawrence Grant - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Nov 18, 1979), Manuel Wright - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Apr 13, 1984), Marcellus Wiley - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Nov 30, 1974), Tayshaun Prince - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Feb 28, 1980), Anthony Davis - College basketball player (Iowa State Cyclones), Arron Afflalo - College basketball player (UCLA Bruins), Bobby Jones - College basketball player (Washington Huskies).


Main business address for: ARDEN GROUP INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Compton:
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • LAC/MARTIN LUTHER KING JR GEN HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • SURBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; PARAMOUNT, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Compton, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Compton:
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 8 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 13 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 15 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Compton:
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 2 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 8 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 11 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)

Amtrak stations near Compton:
  • 9 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 61 $540,807 $106,388 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 55 $178,444 $38,933 0 $0
Water Supply 37 $128,306 $41,612 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 52 $180,098 $41,561 1 $810
Other Government Administration 100 $368,157 $44,178 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 17 $100,562 $70,984 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $29,446 $35,335 0 $0
Financial Administration 34 $137,706 $48,602 0 $0
Fire - Other 8 $32,364 $48,546 0 $0
Streets and Highways 81 $245,719 $36,402 0 $0
Health 12 $34,355 $34,355 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 34 $87,054 $30,724 5 $5,001
Totals for Government 501 $2,063,018 $49,413 6 $5,812


Colleges/Universities in Compton:
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,797; Location: 1111 E ARTESIA BLVD; Public; Website: www.compton.cc.ca.us)
  • REED CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Location: 1001 E ROSECRANS AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • YUIN UNIVERSITY (Location: 2007 E COMPTON BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.yuin.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Compton:
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 3 miles; CARSON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,672)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-LONG BEACH (about 8 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WILMINGTON, CA; FT enrollment: 4,574)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 10 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 10 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 10 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; FT enrollment: 23,133)
Public high schools in Compton:
  • COMPTON HIGH (Students: 2,599; Location: 601 S. ACACIA ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DOMINGUEZ HIGH (Students: 2,367; Location: 15301 SAN JOSE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH (Students: 1,307; Location: 2600 N. CENTRAL AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TRI-C COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 416; Location: 12721 S. WILLOWBROOK AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • LIFELINE EDUCATION CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 357 E. PALMER; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CHAVEZ (CESAR) CONT. HIGH (Students: 181; Location: 12501 S. WILMINGTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TUBMAN (HARRIET) CONT. HIGH (Students: 33; Location: 1104 E. 148TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY DAY HIGH (Students: 32; Location: 1104 E. 148TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Compton:
  • QUEEN OF ANGELS ACADEMY (Students: 190; Location: 823 E. COMPTON BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • EKO MULTI PURPOSE CENTER (Students: 80; Location: 403 S SANTA FE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • JAMES ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT COR (Students: 71; Location: 1901 W REEVE ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MCNAIR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 1007 N LONG BEACH BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Compton:
  • DAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 1,425; Location: 621 W. POPLAR ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE (Students: 1,424; Location: 1200 E. ALONDRA BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,269; Location: 700 N. BRADFIELD AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WHALEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,258; Location: 14401 S. GIBSON AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BUNCHE MIDDLE (Students: 1,216; Location: 12338 MONA BLVD.; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • KELLY ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,135; Location: 2320 E. ALONDRA BLVD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DICKISON ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,020; Location: 905 N. ARANBE ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EMERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 981; Location: 1011 E. CALDWELL ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KENNEDY (ROBERT F.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 974; Location: 1305 S. OLEANDER ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 874; Location: 1101 S. DWIGHT ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Compton:
  • ST ALBERT THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 654; Location: 804 EAST COMPTON BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OPTIMAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 438; Location: 1300 E PALMER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 601 E PALMER AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FIRST CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 225 SOUTH SANTA FE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHALKBOARD LEARNING CTR (Students: 180; Location: 225 W ALONDRA BLVD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST TIMOTHYS EPISCOPAL DAY SCH (Students: 137; Location: 312 S OLEANDER STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION NURSERY S (Students: 109; Location: 440 SOUTH SANTA FE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TOWER OF FAITH CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 92; Location: 4323 E ROSECRANS AVE; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MULTI-CULTURAL CENTER (Students: 74; Location: 1214 E 150TH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • WONDERLAND ANGELS (Students: 55; Location: 15208 SO AVALON BLVD; Grades: KG - KG)

Notable locations in Compton: Compton Par Three Golf Course (A), Compton Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), East Rancho Dominguez Branch Los Angeles County Public Library (C), Angeles Abbey Mausoleum (D).

Shopping Center: Compton Towne Center Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Compton include: Grace Covenant Church (A), Calvary Bible Church of Compton (B), Love and Unity Church of God in Christ (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Martin Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (E), Saint Peters United Methodist Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery (1).

Parks in Compton include: Kelly Park (1), Wilson Park (2), Malloy Park (3), Tragview Park (4), Burrel McDonald Park (5), Oak Avenue Playground (6), Cressey Park Fire Station (7), East Rancho Dominguez County Park (8), Raymond Street Park (9).


Compton compared to California state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Compton:
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Compton:
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Compton:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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