Compton Demographics


  • Total Population136,688
  • Male Population(48.8 %) 66,707
  • Female Population(51.2 %) 69,980
  • Median Age29.60
There are currently 136,688 people living in Compton. Out of the total population number, 66,707 are men and 69,980 are women. The median age for Compton dwellers is 29.60.


  • White Collar33,601
  • Blue Collar20,552
There are currently 33,601 white-collar jobs and 20,552 blue-collar jobs in Compton.


  • Total Households32,764
  • Family Households27,109
  • Non-family Households5,654
  • Households With Children17,221
  • Households Without Children15,542
  • Average People Per Household4.05
There are currently 32,764 households in Compton. Out of this total, 27,109 are family households, 5,654 are non-family households, 17,221 are households with children and 15,542 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Compton is 4.05.

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

  • No High School19,594
  • Some High School43,860
  • Some College19,770
  • Associate Degree4,900
  • Bachelors Degree4,990
  • Graduate Degree1,569
There are 19,594 people living in Compton without a high school degree, 43,860 people with some high school degree and 19,770 people with a college degree. 4,900 people have an associate degree, 4,990 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,569 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married48,699
  • Married42,282
  • Separated3,460
  • Widowed5,082
  • Divorced7,287
48,699 of the people living in Compton have never been married, while 42,282 are married and 3,460 are separated. A total of 5,082 people are widowed and 7,287 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$57,663
  • 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 $57,663, 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.