Compton , Los Angeles County, California

Compton city in Los Angeles County, California, United States

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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 and a population density of 3,681 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 95,605 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.

Compton has a total area of 10.12 square miles (26.2 km2).

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Compton, CA Quick Facts

Population : 95,605 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : Los Angeles County
Postal code : 90220–90224
Area : 26.2 km2
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 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 03:16:10 (19th April 2021)
Density : 3,649 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.89% (2010-2019)

  • Eric J. Perrodin , 2 July, 2013 2010-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Aja Brown , Eric J. Perrodin 2013-07-02T00:00:00Z

According to census records, the population of Compton decreased by 0.89% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 96,455 census
2011 96,933 estimation process
2012 97,350 estimation process
2013 97,600 estimation process
2014 97,634 estimation process
2015 97,639 estimation process
2016 97,281 estimation process
2017 97,047 estimation process
2018 96,348 estimation process
2019 95,605 estimation process

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

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People born in Compton, CA (136)

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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

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