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Compton Apartments
Last updated February 23 2024 at 9:59 PM

Compton, CA
196 Apartments for Rent

Compton Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 95,605
Population Density: 9,533.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 37
Percentage of Family Households: 70%
Median Annual Income: $62,050 / year
Median Rent: $1,331 / month

What locals are saying

West Side Spacious and charming single-family homes in West Compton exist as relics of the city's past. Rent for two bedrooms on the west side of Compton generally range from $1100-1200.

East Side East Compton is predominately composed of smaller rentals

Compton Demographics


How diverse is Compton?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Compton is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Compton are Hispanic Or Latino (70.4%), Black Or African American (26.3%), Two Or More (1.2%), White (1%), Asian (0.7%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Compton residents?

The median age in Compton is 37 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Compton?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Compton is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Compton are Hispanic Or Latino (70.4%), Black Or African American (26.3%), Two Or More (1.2%), White (1%), Asian (0.7%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Compton residents?

The median age in Compton is 37 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Compton Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Compton is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Compton is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Compton is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Compton


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Laurel Street Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
676 Students
9 Reviews
676
Students
9 Reviews
7 /10
Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
435 Students
7 Reviews
435
Students
7 Reviews
7 /10
Clinton, William Jefferson School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
894 Students
15 Reviews
894
Students
15 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Clinton, William Jefferson School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
894 Students
15 Reviews
894
Students
15 Reviews
7 /10
Laurel Street Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
676 Students
9 Reviews
676
Students
9 Reviews
5 /10
Kelly Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
950 Students
1 Reviews
950
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Compton Early College High
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
375 Students
2 Reviews
375
Students
2 Reviews
4 /10
Lifeline Education Charter School
Charter
PK-12
Charter
PK-12
702 Students
3 Reviews
702
Students
3 Reviews
3 /10
Centennial High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
968 Students
16 Reviews
968
Students
16 Reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Compton?

Apartment Rentals in Compton start at $1,650/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Compton?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Compton apartments that allow pets.

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How can I find off-campus housing in Compton?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Compton. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Santa Monica College, West Los Angeles College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pacific Oaks College, and California Institute of Technology.