Compton Demographics


  • Total Population98,609
  • Male Population(48.5 %) 47,843
  • Female Population(51.5 %) 50,767
  • Median Age29.60
There are currently 98,609 people living in Compton. Out of the total population number, 47,843 are men and 50,767 are women. The median age for Compton dwellers is 29.60.


  • White Collar24,494
  • Blue Collar14,568
There are currently 24,494 white-collar jobs and 14,568 blue-collar jobs in Compton.


  • Total Households23,915
  • Family Households19,602
  • Non-family Households4,313
  • Households With Children12,363
  • Households Without Children11,553
  • Average People Per Household3.97
There are currently 23,915 households in Compton. Out of this total, 19,602 are family households, 4,313 are non-family households, 12,363 are households with children and 11,553 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Compton is 3.97.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School13,847
  • Some High School31,666
  • Some College14,332
  • Associate Degree3,585
  • Bachelors Degree3,808
  • Graduate Degree1,206
There are 13,847 people living in Compton without a high school degree, 31,666 people with some high school degree and 14,332 people with a college degree. 3,585 people have an associate degree, 3,808 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,206 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married35,179
  • Married30,210
  • Separated2,458
  • Widowed3,742
  • Divorced5,413
35,179 of the people living in Compton have never been married, while 30,210 are married and 2,458 are separated. A total of 3,742 people are widowed and 5,413 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$57,373
  • Median Household Income$46,008
  • Median Income Under 25$28,958
  • Median Income 25-44$44,483
  • Median Income 45-64$53,601
  • Median Income Over 65$39,095

The average household income for people living in Compton is $57,373, while the median household income is $46,008. The median income in Compton is $28,958 for those under 25, $44,483 for those aged 25 to 44, $53,601 for those aged 45 to 64, and $39,095 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.