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Social Characteristics of City of Compton, CA

Compton, CA Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    23,395
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    19,316
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    82.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    10,189
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    43.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    10,691
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    45.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    6,076
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    26.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    2,221
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    993
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    6,404
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    3,120
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    4,079
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    3,363
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    1,355
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    13,045
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    55.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    5,569
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    23.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    4.15
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    4.48
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    97,006
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    23,395
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    24.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    10,674
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    38,804
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    40.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    17,717
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    18.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6,416
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1,739
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    34,872
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    17,750
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    50.9%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    14,022
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    40.2%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    653
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    566
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    1,881
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    37,290
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    16,405
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    44.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    13,437
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    36.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    1,436
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    2,646
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    3,366
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    1,811
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    998
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    55.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    60
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    68
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    42
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    128
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    14
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    5,166
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    1,825
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    450
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    400
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    173
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    802
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,825
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,178
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.5%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,173
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    32,644
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    1,855
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    1,630
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    13,781
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    42.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    7,219
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    22.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    8,159
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    25.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    54,023
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    12,835
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    23.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    8,742
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    16.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    14,375
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    26.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    11,398
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    3,217
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    2,552
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    904
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    1.7%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    60.1%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    66,780
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    2,137
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    97,542
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11,611
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    30,863
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    1,472
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    59,182
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    6,645
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    7,497
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    3,494
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    46.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    95,950
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84,340
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    87.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    11,333
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10,229
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    1,104
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    718
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    386
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    277
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    97,663
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    68,418
  • Percentage of Native persons
    70.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    67,563
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    69.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    57,908
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    59.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    9,655
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    855
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    29,245
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    29.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    29,245
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    8,846
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    30.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    20,399
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    69.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    30,100
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    855
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    855%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    45
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    810
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    29,245
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    497
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    28,748
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    98.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    29,245
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    33
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    306
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    235
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    100
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    28,561
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    97.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    10
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    89,025
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    33,706
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    37.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    55,319
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    62.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    24,888
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    28.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    54,634
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    24,642
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    27.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    194
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    38
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    364
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    192
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    127
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    16
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    97,663
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    1,419
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    137
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    8
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    7
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    30
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    191
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    128
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    13
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    192
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    7
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    16
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    303
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    138
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    26
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    11
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    23
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    6
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    28
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    2,711
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    3
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    351
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.4%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.