Compton is located in south California. Compton is part of Los Angeles County. Compton has 10.01 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Compton population is 97,663, which has grown 4.46% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Compton median household income is $43,230 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Compton median house value is $233,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 71.37% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Compton is worse than the state average in quality. The Compton area codes are 310, 323, 562.