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462 Commercial Real Estate Listings in Compton, CA

Compton, CA Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 460 commercial listings available in Compton, CA. These listings include 45 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 1,729,216 square feet. Available commercial spaces in Compton, CA range in size from 900 square feet to 253,584 square feet. A total of 400 off-market commercial properties located in Compton, CA are also available for research.

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Compton, CA Economic Overview

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Compton is one of the oldest and largest cities in L.A. County, situated just south of downtown Los Angeles. Known as the “Hub City,” due to its geographic central position in Los Angeles County, Compton’s 10.6 square miles have served as a highly desirable suburb for middle class residents of Los Angeles. Compton prides itself in being a diverse, multicultural community of over 98,000 residents and 8,100 businesses. In 2010, Compton made the national list for best places to start and grow a business, ranking #2 in Los Angeles County. Compton is strategically located less than 20 minutes away from the Long Beach and Los Angeles Ports, along the Alameda Corridor, a passageway of 25% of all U.S. waterborne international trade. The easy accessibility to and from five freeways and the affordability of the Compton commercial real estate continues to draw additional residents and developers to the area.

The City of Compton is a growing industrial center in Los Angeles County, for transit and distribution business, high technology, home and lifestyle products, metals, financial services, and textile manufacturing. The grocery chains Ralphs and Food 4 Less, subsidiaries of Kroger, and Gelson’s Market, are all headquartered in Compton. In addition to its major network of centrally located freeways, “Hub City” is part of the Gateway region and is home to the 77-acre Compton/Woodley Airport, home to 275 based aircraft and schedules over 66,000 flight operations each year. Compton has also emerged as one of the region’s most dynamic shopping environments, hosting 26 of the nation’s top 100 retailers in the area. Located within 30 minutes of some of California’s finest beaches and 60 minutes from ski resorts in nearby mountain ranges, the City of Compton is also close to a host of recreational activities and attracts many visitors each year.

Compton, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

In 2023 the Compton, CA commercial real estate market totaled 406,188 square feet of office spaces, 1,718,875 square feet of office spaces with retail, and 31,563,765 square feet of industrial space.

Office Spaces

Total: 406,188 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail
By square footage range:
Range Total square feet Share of total
50k to 100k SqFt 130,462 SqFt 32.12% of total office
100k to 500k SqFt 275,726 SqFt 67.88% of total office
By class:
Class Total square feet Share of total
Class B 54,000 SqFt 13.29% of total office
Class C 133,000 SqFt 32.74% of total office


Total: 31,563,765 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
Range Total square feet Share of total
50k to 100k SqFt 10,226,398 SqFt 32.4% of total industrial
100k to 500k SqFt 19,970,850 SqFt 63.27% of total industrial
500k to 1M SqFt 1,366,517 SqFt 4.33% of total industrial
By class:
Class Total square feet Share of total
Class A 7,212,444 SqFt 22.85% of total industrial
Class B 23,581,232 SqFt 74.71% of total industrial
Class C 770,089 SqFt 2.44% of total industrial
There are 19,970,850 square feet of commercial real estate properties between 100k to 500k square feet, representing 63.27% of the Compton, CA industrial inventory. Class A assets total 7,212,444 square feet of industrial space, with an additional 23,581,232 square feet of Class B and 770,089 square feet of Class C properties.

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 1,718,875 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
Range Total square feet Share of total
50k to 100k SqFt 297,200 SqFt 17.29% of total office with retail
100k to 500k SqFt 1,421,675 SqFt 82.71% of total office with retail

Compton, CA Currently Available Listings & Spaces

Number of Available Listings
City Property Type Count of listings Total SF
Compton, CA Office 3 1,924
Compton, CA Retail 9 26,441
Compton, CA Industrial 38 1,512,856
Compton, CA Other 59 1,717,933
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Current local active listing encompass 3,259,154 square feet of commercial space for lease in Compton. There are 3 active office listings, which amount to 1,924 square feet and account for 2% of commercial spaces on the market. Local retail availability includes 26,441 square feet across 9 listings. Current industrial offerings on the market amount to 1,512,856 square feet across a total of 38.

Employment in Compton, CA

Employed Population 42,623

Employed population - Industry % Distribution

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
Sales and office occupations
Service occupations
Management, business, science, and arts occupations
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

In 2021, roughly 31% of a total of 42,623 employed in Compton worked in Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, followed by 22% in Sales and office occupations and 19% in Service occupations.

Income per capita $18,638  Median household income $62,200

Household income

Under $50k
$50k - $100k
$100k - $200k
Over $200k

The median household income in Compton stands at $62,200, with per capita income at $18,638. Households earning between $50k and $100k represent 39% of the total, while those earning over $200k make up 3%. Approximately 36% of Compton households earn less than $50k per year.

Commuting in Compton, CA

Mean travel time to work 32 minutes

Means of transportation to work

Public transit
Work at Home

*Universe: Workers 16 and over

The mean travel time to work in Compton in 2021 was 32 minutes. Around 78.00% of workers commute by Driving alone, 12.90% Carpool and 5.10% by Public transit.

Education in Compton, CA

High school grad or higher 59%

Bachelor's degree or higher 8%

Population by minimum level of education

No degree
High school
Some College

*Universe: Workers 25 and over

An estimated 59% of Compton residents aged 25 or over hold a high school degree or higher. Of those, 28% are high school graduates, 22% attended some college, 6% earned a bachelor's degree, with an additional 3% holding post-graduate degrees.

Compton, CA Demographics

As of 2021, Compton had a total population of 95,601, with a median age of 33.50 years. Roughly 65.30% of the total population was between the ages of 16 and 64 years old.

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