Ranked in the 8th percentile


  • Compton is ranked #1,272 in California
  • Compton is ranked #26,857 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Compton, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Hollywood Riviera, Torrance8510.210,432
Walteria, Torrance839.58,348
West Torrance, Torrance828.268,889
Naples-Marina Area, Long Beach8111.38,881
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
West Los Angeles, Los Angeles8114.942,797
Century City, Los Angeles8115.55,574
El Dorado Park, Long Beach8110.35,378
Belmont Shore, Long Beach8110.77,093

Best Cities Near Compton, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Palos Verdes Estates, CA8612.113,582
Rolling Hills Estates, CA859.68,206
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA8421.920,477
Rolling Hills CDP, CA8411.5832
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Manhattan Beach, CA849.735,573
Hidden Hills, CA84311,573
Ladera Ranch, CA8341.227,121
Irvine, CA8330.1246,992

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Compton, CA - Not As Wild As It Used To Be

When people hear Compton mentioned, most immediately think of shootings and crime. Before the mid 1990s, Compton was not safe for anyone. Since that time, the city has been desperately trying to shed that negative image. While Compton is still in high crime ranking, most of the crimes are gang-related, rarely targeted at anyone who is not affiliated with a gang. Nerves are still raw and the community is still fairly suspicious and unfriendly. I have traveled there several times and have never heard a single gunshot, though. While this city of Compton is definitely one of the top ten worst cities in the country to live, there are several safe and fun places to visit in Compton. Crystal Park Casino Hotel gives tourists a fun place to play blackjack or slot machines and stay if they like. The rooms are clean and pretty decent. The Par 3 golf course is a great place to take a few swings. Near the courthouse is the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Shopping is limited in Compton. Restaurants are plentiful, though, one of the best being Honey's Kettle Fried Chicken. This restaurant offers scrumptious food for a great price.
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shuttle service where can i find the schedule for compton's shuttle service on-line?
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Source: The Compton, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).