Compton Demographics


  • Total Population97,301
  • Male Population(49.1 %) 47,818
  • Female Population(50.9 %) 49,483
  • Median Age30.70
There are currently 97,301 people living in Compton. Out of the total population number, 47,818 are men and 49,483 are women. The median age for Compton dwellers is 30.70.


  • White Collar23,687
  • Blue Collar15,680
There are currently 23,687 white-collar jobs and 15,680 blue-collar jobs in Compton.


  • Total Households23,974
  • Family Households19,788
  • Non-family Households4,186
  • Households With Children12,088
  • Households Without Children11,886
  • Average People Per Household4.03
There are currently 23,974 households in Compton. Out of this total, 19,788 are family households, 4,186 are non-family households, 12,088 are households with children and 11,886 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Compton is 4.03.

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

  • No High School13,513
  • Some High School31,126
  • Some College14,557
  • Associate Degree3,588
  • Bachelors Degree3,728
  • Graduate Degree1,184
There are 13,513 people living in Compton without a high school degree, 31,126 people with some high school degree and 14,557 people with a college degree. 3,588 people have an associate degree, 3,728 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,184 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married35,574
  • Married29,958
  • Separated2,337
  • Widowed3,674
  • Divorced4,648
35,574 of the people living in Compton have never been married, while 29,958 are married and 2,337 are separated. A total of 3,674 people are widowed and 4,648 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$60,539
  • Median Household Income$50,507
  • Median Income Under 25$33,286
  • Median Income 25-44$47,998
  • Median Income 45-64$60,048
  • Median Income Over 65$36,737

The average household income for people living in Compton is $60,539, while the median household income is $50,507. The median income in Compton is $33,286 for those under 25, $47,998 for those aged 25 to 44, $60,048 for those aged 45 to 64, and $36,737 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.