Compton Los Angeles County, California

Compton: City in Los Angeles County, California, United States

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Location of Compton on California map.

About

Compton is a city located in the county of Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 96,455. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 93,967 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1888.

Compton martin luther king monument image
Compton martin luther king monument
Compton martin luther king monument image

Geography

Compton is located at 33°53'45"N 118°13'12"W (33.8958500, -118.2200700).

Compton map

Weather

Compton forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. more

Compton Quick Facts

Population : 93,967 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Los Angeles County
Postal code : 90220–90224
Official name : Compton
Water as percent of area : 1.03%
Land as percent of area : 98.97%
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1888 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 12:59:03 (17th October 2021)
Population growth : -2.65% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Compton decreased by 2.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96,455 - census
2011 96,933 0.49% estimation process
2012 97,350 0.43% estimation process
2013 97,600 0.26% estimation process
2014 97,634 0.03% estimation process
2015 97,639 0.01% estimation process
2016 97,281 -0.37% estimation process
2017 97,047 -0.24% estimation process
2018 96,348 -0.73% estimation process
2019 95,605 -0.78% estimation process
2020 93,967 -1.74% estimation process

Compton zip code is 90220. County name: Los Angeles, County fips: 06037

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Local Places in Compton

1 Willow Tree Inn Los Angeles
Rating: 3.8 (334)

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2 Bronco Motor Inn
Rating: 3.7 (173)

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3 Travel Plaza Inn
Rating: 3.7 (168)

Address: 1116 S Long Beach Blvd, Compton, CA 90221, United States ➦ Show Map

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4 Lark Motel
Rating: 3.9 (86)

Address: 1013 S Atlantic Dr, Compton, CA 90221, United States ➦ Show Map

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Lark Motel
5 Royal Inn Motel
Rating: 3.1 (76)

Address: 1408 N Long Beach Blvd, Compton, CA 90221, United States ➦ Show Map

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Royal Inn Motel
6 Dixie Motel
Rating: 3.6 (75)

Address: 1936 E El Segundo Blvd, Compton, CA 90222, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dixie Motel
7 Compton City Hall
Rating: 2.8 (58)

Address: 205 S Willowbrook Ave, Compton, CA 90220, United States ➦ Show Map

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Compton City Hall
8 ROSE MOTEL
Rating: 3.2 (55)

Address: 716 Rosecrans Ave, Compton, CA 90222, United States ➦ Show Map

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ROSE MOTEL

People born in Compton (136)

People born in Compton, including rapper, songwriter and record producer from California Kendrick Lamar, rapper and actor from California The Game, professional basketball player Alex Acker, you can see a list of people who born in Compton.

  • B.G. Knocc Out (American rapper from Compton, California (not to be confused with B.G.)) he was born in 23/01/1975
  • Tayshaun Prince (American basketball player) he was born in 28/02/1980
  • Coolio (American actor and rapper) he was born in 01/08/1963
  • Baron Davis (American basketball player) he was born in 13/04/1979
  • Brandon Jennings (American basketball player) he was born in 23/09/1989
  • King Tee (American rapper) he was born in 14/12/1968
  • MC Ren (American rapper) he was born in 14/06/1969
  • Tyga (American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality) he was born in 19/11/1989
  • Krist Novoselic (American rock musician) he was born in 16/05/1965
  • Suge Knight (American record producer and music executive) he was born in 19/04/1965
  • DeMar DeRozan (American professional basketball player) he was born in 07/08/1989
  • DJ Yella (American DJ, rapper and record producer) he was born in 11/12/1967
  • MC Eiht (American rapper) he was born in 22/05/1971
  • Steve Smith Sr. (American football player, born 1979) he was born in 12/05/1979
  • Bobby Jones (American professional basketball player, born 1984) he was born in 09/01/1984
  • Ken Carpenter (athletics competitor) he was born in 19/04/1913
  • TQ (American R&B singer) he was born in 24/05/1976
  • Keb' Mo' (American blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter) he was born in 03/10/1951

Schools in Compton

College & universities near Compton, CA

Code Name City ZIP
112686 Compton College Compton (CA) 90221-5393
111966 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science Los Angeles (CA) 90059
110547 California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson (CA) 90747-0005
444343 Advanced College South Gate (CA) 90280
393649 UEI College-Gardena Gardena (CA) 90247

Stations (45)

Amtrak & bus stations near Compton, CA

Code Name Address Type
TOA Torrance, CA 20575 Hamilton Avenue BUS
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS
ESG El Segundo, CA 700 South Douglas Street BUS
SPD San Pedro (Catalina Terminal), California 1st Stop: N.Front & Swinford, Berth 95, Catalina BUS
WCH Westchester, CA 6860 Park Terrace Drive BUS

Post offices near Compton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hub City Post Office Compton (CA) 90220
Compton Post Office Compton (CA) 90221
Willowbrook Post Office Compton (CA) 90222
Paramoun Post Office Paramount (CA) 90723
Lynwood Post Office Lynwood (CA) 90262

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Torrance 141,553 City in California
Pasadena 141,045 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
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Distance to Other Cities

Compton distances to largest California cities