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, the total Compton population is 96,455, which has grown 3.17% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.99% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Compton median household income is $43,201 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 35.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.51% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Compton median house value is $330,100 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 142.36% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 75.37% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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.
Compton, CA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data