Compton, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,780 housing units in Compton. This represents a 2.3% growth from 23,239 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,780 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Compton is about 56.9%. Compton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.2%. Average household size is 4.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Compton were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type11.30%
One Bedroom19.60%
Two Bedrooms32.10%
Three Bedrooms30.20%
Four Bedrooms5.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.2
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$136,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$126,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.08
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$526

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage8.30%
Home Equity Loan3.90%
Simple Mortgage66.80%
Debt Free20.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs26.7%