Compton, CA

97,537 Population
10 square miles 9,741.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.3%
Ranked 77th Highest in CA
Population Density
9,741.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.6%
was 49.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
32.7%
was 31.1%
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
30.1%
was 28.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
9.8%
was 9.0%
Ranked 118th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.4
was 10.4
Ranked 36th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
26.5%
was 21.7%
Ranked 129th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$45,406
was $45,676
Ranked 125th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.5
39.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
13.1
was 36.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
996.7
was 1,268.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,431.3
was 2,592.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
23,374
was 24,966
Ranked 127th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,137
was $1,098
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
22,458
was 23,978
 
Homeownership Rate
53.4%
was 50.4%
Ranked 76th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,330.8
was 2,493.6
Ranked 43rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.0%
was 7.7%
Ranked 92nd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
4.3
was 4.1
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.2
was 0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.4%
was 97.8%
Ranked 123rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.7%
Ranked 118th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.9%
was 93.1%
Ranked 86th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
58.0%
was 58.9%
Ranked 129th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.1%
was 9.6%
Ranked 132nd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.4%
was 83.6%
 
Debt Service Ratio
2.2%
was 1.2%
 
Revenue
 
$101,479,232
$116,357,965
 
Expenditure
 
$104,564,843
$111,408,990
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,029
was $1,189
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,061
was $1,138
 

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