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Where is Compton, CA?

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Compton is a city found in California, The United States Of America. It is located 33.90 latitude and -118.22 longitude and it is situated at elevation 23 meters above sea level.

Compton has a population of 96,455 making it the 77th biggest city in California. It operates on the PDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Los Angeles.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State California
Population 96,455
Elevation 23 m over sea level
Time Zone PDT
Longitude -118.220070
Latitude 33.895850
Airport Compton/Woodley Airport

Compton has a population of around 97955, of which 47505 (48%) are male and 50450 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Compton is 31.65, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.06 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Compton's 97955 residents, around 95648 (97.60%) identify as having a single race. Of the population, 37225 are white (38.00%), 30264 are black/African Americans (30.90%), 326 are native Americans (0.30%), 802 are asians (0.80%), 385 are pacific islanders (0.40%), 26646 are other (27.00%).

The median income of households in Compton is $43507.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 8.30% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Compton, CA Zipcodes

The city of Compton has 6 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 90059, 90220, 90221, 90222, 90262, 90805.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.