Compton, Illinois Population 2024

262

Compton is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Compton has a 2024 population of 262. Compton is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 270 in 2020.

The average household income in Compton is $67,060 with a poverty rate of 13.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Compton is 38.9 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Compton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Compton was:

  • White: 97.17%
  • Native American: 1.21%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,662.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.96% (-8)
The current population of Compton, Illinois is 262 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 270.

Compton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24097.17%
Native American31.21%
Asian20.81%
Two or more races20.81%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Compton Population by Race

Compton Population Pyramid 2024

Compton Median Age

38.9

Total

38.4

Male

39.5

Female

Compton Adults

There are 191 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Compton.

Compton Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Compton Sex Ratio

Female12148.99%
Male12651.01%

Compton Population by Age

Compton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All932.6666.733.3
Married523.2367.332.7
Non Family241.4283.316.7
Female122.585050
Male52.82080
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Compton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Compton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Compton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Compton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,250

Average Earnings

$51,500

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Compton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Compton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Compton Language

95.58% of Compton residents speak only English, while 4.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Compton Language

Compton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2292812.23%
Hispanic9555.56%
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13.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.29%

Male Poverty Rate

15.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Compton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Compton is Hispanic, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Compton is White, with 12.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Compton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
Some College9.68%
High School6.06%
Bachelors or Greater
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Compton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.33%
Male Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Compton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Compton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Compton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Compton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Compton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Compton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Compton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Compton Veterans by War

count

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Compton Veterans by Age

count

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Compton Veterans by Race

Compton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Compton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Compton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Compton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Compton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.45%

Born in Compton

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Compton residents were born in the United States, with 87.45% having been born in Illinois. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Compton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029247-3-1.2%
2028250-3-1.19%
2027253-3-1.17%
2026256-3-1.16%
2025259-3-1.15%
2024262-3-1.13%
2023265-3-1.12%
2022268-3-1.11%
202127110.37%
2020270-13-4.59%
2019283-2-0.7%
2018285-2-0.7%
2017287
2016287-1-0.35%
2015288-3-1.03%
2014291-1-0.34%
2013292
2012292-7-2.34%
2011299-4-1.32%
2010303
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Compton Population by Year