Compton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,57122291
Median age37.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Compton, IL has a population of 259 and is the 23,236th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,571 per sq mi which is 607% higher than the Illinois average and 1634% higher than the national average. The median age in Compton is 37 which is approximately equal to the Illinois average of 37. In Compton, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 77% of Compton residents were born in Illinois, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Compton is 607% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Compton is equal to Illinois.
  • In Compton 89.96% of the population is White.
  • In Compton 2.70% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Compton 0.39% of the population is Asian.

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Compton population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.70%14.30%12.63%
American Indian2.32%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.70%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.93%5.86%4.75%
In Compton, 6.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Compton, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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