StatisticComptonIllinoisNational
Population25912,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,57122891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Compton is 589% 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
  • In Compton 0.39% of the population is Asian

Compare Compton, IL Demographics

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      Compton population breakdown by race

      RaceComptonIllinoisNational
      White89.96%72.14%73.35%
      Black2.70%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.39%5.10%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Compton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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