Compton, Minnesota Population 2024

825

Compton is a city located in Otter Tail County, Todd County, and Wadena County Minnesota. Compton has a 2024 population of 825. Compton is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 3.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 797 in 2020.

The average household income in Compton is $105,418 with a poverty rate of 11.34%. The median age in Compton is 41.4 years: 42.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Compton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.43%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
23.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.51% (28)
The current population of Compton, Minnesota is 825 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 797.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81196.43%
Two or more races303.57%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Compton Population by Race

Compton Population Pyramid 2024

Compton Median Age

41.4

Total

42.1

Male

39.8

Female

Compton Adults

There are 581 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Compton.

Compton Age Dependency

89

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Compton Sex Ratio

Female38846.14%
Male45353.86%

Compton Population by Age

Compton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2812.9982.917.1
Married1943.5494.35.7
Non Family631.155.644.4
Female134.3153.846.2
Male112.7372.727.3

3.52

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Compton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade295.54%
Associates Degree9217.59%
Bachelors Degree9217.59%
Graduate Degree224.21%
High School Graduate13125.05%
Less Than 9th Grade377.07%
Some College12022.94%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White487421110
2+ Races22220
Hispanic14144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.57%.

Compton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,719$69,250$0
Graduate Degree$79,167$79,167$0
High School Graduate$43,000$50,833$37,500
Less Than 9th Grade$36,250$38,438$33,750
Overall$48,750$52,031$37,250
Some College$48,600$49,716$36,719

$48,750

Average Earnings

$52,031

Average Male

$37,250

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

85.2% of Compton residents speak only English, while 14.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.81% of the population.

Compton Language

Compton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7938210.34%
Multiple301343.33%

11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Compton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Compton is Multiple, with 43.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Compton is White, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.47%, 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 Grade19.7%
Some College8.02%
High School3.05%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Compton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed0.56%

Compton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Compton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,250$123,598
Households$74,250$105,418
Married Families$94,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,469$41,592

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Compton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

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

Compton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Compton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War7
Korea0
World War II0

Compton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7425
35 to 549
55 to 649
75+4
18 to 340

Compton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White386.8%
2+ Races940.91%

Compton Veterans by Race

Compton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Compton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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

72.06%

Born in Compton

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Compton residents were born in the United States, with 72.06% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Compton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202986070.82%
202885370.83%
202784670.83%
202683970.84%
202583270.85%
202482570.86%
202381870.86%
202281170.87%
202180470.88%
2020797-31-3.74%
201982810.12%
2018827131.6%
201781430.37%
201681130.37%
201580820.25%
2014806-3-0.37%
201380920.25%
2012807-6-0.74%
2011813151.88%
201079800%

Compton Population by Year