Compton employment information

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$14,820$31,458$29,829
Median household income$45,406$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,891$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,861$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,025$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$20,227$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.5%15.8%15.1%
The Compton, CA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Compton is $14,820, which is 53% lower than than the California average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,406, which is 29% lower than than the California average and 18% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Compton is 9%, which is 83% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Compton is 26% which is 69% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,267$45,406$90,812
City
$42,517$63,783$127,566
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Compton is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Compton is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Compton is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Compton is 69% higher than the national average.

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Compton median earnings by income bracket

Compton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%0.7%
Manufacturing sector19.0%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.5%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%13.8%
Public administration2.8%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%6.6%
Education, health & social services9.4%31.6%
Other27.8%24.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rolling Hills, CA1,760$220,764299%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,726$121,345119%
Compton, CA97,740$45,40618%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Albany, NY98,425$42,33523%
Renton, WA98,499$66,05019%
Vista, CA98,560$54,2032%
Arden-Arcade, CA96,898$46,61716%
San Angelo, TX98,694$45,48118%
Compton, CA97,740$45,40618%
Source: The Compton, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).