Compton is located in north Illinois. Compton is part of Lee County. Compton has 0.16 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Compton population is 298, which has shrunk 14.12% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Compton median household income is $46,875 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Compton median house value is $100,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.75% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower 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 close to the state average in quality. The Compton area code is 815.