Compton Demographics


  • Total Population97,847
  • Male Population(49.1 %) 48,004
  • Female Population(50.9 %) 49,843
  • Median Age30.50
There are currently 97,847 people living in Compton. Out of the total population number, 48,004 are men and 49,843 are women. The median age for Compton dwellers is 30.50.


  • White Collar23,928
  • Blue Collar14,728
There are currently 23,928 white-collar jobs and 14,728 blue-collar jobs in Compton.


  • Total Households23,657
  • Family Households19,732
  • Non-family Households3,925
  • Households With Children12,358
  • Households Without Children11,299
  • Average People Per Household4.11
There are currently 23,657 households in Compton. Out of this total, 19,732 are family households, 3,925 are non-family households, 12,358 are households with children and 11,299 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Compton is 4.11.

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

  • No High School13,556
  • Some High School31,299
  • Some College14,490
  • Associate Degree3,414
  • Bachelors Degree3,873
  • Graduate Degree1,231
There are 13,556 people living in Compton without a high school degree, 31,299 people with some high school degree and 14,490 people with a college degree. 3,414 people have an associate degree, 3,873 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,231 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married35,156
  • Married30,081
  • Separated2,350
  • Widowed3,767
  • Divorced5,109
35,156 of the people living in Compton have never been married, while 30,081 are married and 2,350 are separated. A total of 3,767 people are widowed and 5,109 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$57,923
  • Median Household Income$48,117
  • Median Income Under 25$27,411
  • Median Income 25-44$46,438
  • Median Income 45-64$55,629
  • Median Income Over 65$37,673

The average household income for people living in Compton is $57,923, while the median household income is $48,117. The median income in Compton is $27,411 for those under 25, $46,438 for those aged 25 to 44, $55,629 for those aged 45 to 64, and $37,673 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.