Compton, CA Demographics

The total population of Compton is estimated to be 94,822 with 46,265 males (48.79%) and 48,557 females (51.21%). There are 2,292 more females than males in Compton.
The median household income in Compton was $67,338 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 819(1.23%) from $66,519 in 2020. This income is 90.26% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Compton sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $80,047. Overall, the median household income for the city of Compton stands at $68,355.
In Compton, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,291 for males and $30,092 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $37,668 for males and $45,101 for females.
In Compton, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $74,977, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $61,957.
In 2022, the population of Compton was 91,988, a 1.57% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Compton's population was 93,456, a decline of 2.05% compared to a population of 95,411 in 2020.
The median age in Compton, CA is 33.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 23.56% were under the age of 15, 21.93% aged 15 to 29, 44.80% aged 30 to 64, 8.53% aged 65 to 84, and 1.19% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Compton population: 22.27% are White, 27.09% are Black or African American, 0.39% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.97% are Asian, 0.14% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 35.31% are some other race and 13.82% are multiracial.