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Information on the city of Compton

The city of Compton is located in the state of California. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Compton City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

Update data

Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Compton by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Compton’s Administration

Address of Compton city hallComptonCity hall Compton
205 S. Willowbrook Avenue

Compton CA 90220
United States
City hall phone number+1 310-605-5500
City hall fax numberNot available
City hall emailLoading...
Compton CA official websitecomptoncity.org
Compton mayorEric J. Perrodin

Demographics of Compton

Name of Compton’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants96 455 population71 / 300
Population density in Compton9 645,5 pop/sq mi (3 724,1 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Compton, CA

Where to apply for a passport in Compton, CA? There are 2 passport offices in Compton, try one of these:
Name Street Phone
CITY OF COMPTON, CITY CLERKS OFFICE205 S. WILLOWBROOK AVE3106055530
COMPTON MAIN POST OFFICE701 S. SANTA FE AVE3237742703

Top 3 most popular banks in Compton

There are 7 bank branches in Compton.
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in Compton with 2 branch offices, followed by Bank of America, National Association with 2 branch offices and then JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Compton:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of the West1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
OneUnited Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Compton

Compton's administrative numbers

Compton's city code0615044
Compton's city postcode90220

Information on the city of Compton

Cities twinned with ComptonCurrently, the town Compton isn’t twinned
Compton’s namesake
Natural parksCompton isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Compton

Arabic: كومبتونBulgarian: КомптънPersian: کامپتون
Japanese: コンプトンKorean: 콤튼Russian: Комптон
Serbian: КомптонChinese: 康普顿 

Transportation modes in Compton

Airport
Compton/Woodley Airport 1.6 km
Hawthorne Municipal Airport 10.5 km
Long Beach Airport 10.9 km

Compton's territory

Compton's area10,00 sq mi (25,90 km²)
Compton's altitude69 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 33.8926
Longitude: -118.227
Latitude: 33° 53' 33'' North
Longitude: 118° 13' 37'' West
Time zone
UTC -8:00 (America/Los_Angeles)
Summer time : UTC -7:00
Winter time : UTC -8:00
Local time

Compton’s neighbouring towns

Compton neighbouring towns
GardenaLynwoodLynwood
CarsonNeighbouring townsLynwood
CarsonCarsonBellflower
Compton neighbouring towns
Lynwood 4.2 kmParamount 5.6 kmCarson 6.2 km
South Gate 6.5 kmGardena 7.5 kmCudahy 8.9 km
Bellflower 9.3 kmHuntington Park 9.6 kmDowney 10.2 km
Bell Gardens 10.5 kmBell 10.6 kmLakewood 11 km
Maywood 11.3 kmSignal Hill 11.3 kmHawthorne 11.4 km
Lawndale 11.7 kmVernon 12.2 kmTorrance 12.3 km
Inglewood 12.9 kmCommerce 13.4 kmNorwalk 13.4 km

Distance between Compton and other main cities

New York City : 3952 kmLos Angeles : 22 km closestChicago : 2809 km
Houston : 2203 kmPhiladelphia : 3856 kmPhoenix : 569 km
San Antonio : 1927 kmSan Diego : 157 kmDallas : 1996 km
San Jose : 499 kmJacksonville : 3452 kmIndianapolis : 2916 km
San Francisco : 608 kmAustin : 1968 kmColumbus : 3186 km

Schools in Compton, CA

Elementary schools in Compton

Anderson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 526

Bursch Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 510

Celerity Achernar Charter

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 491

Clinton William Jefferson

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 923

Dickison Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 861

Emerson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 570

Foster Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 788

Jefferson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 800

Kelly Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 981

Laurel Street Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 732

Longfellow Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 7
Students : 527

Martin Luther King Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 556

Mayo Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 648

McKinley Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 424

Robert F. Kennedy Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 738

Ronald E. McNair Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 479

Roosevelt Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 855

Rosecrans Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 545

Tibby Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 732

Washington Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 377

Middle schools in Compton

Bunche Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 402

Compton Community Day Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 3

Davis Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 596

Enterprise Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 380

Roosevelt Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 605

Walton Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 268

Whaley Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 659

Willowbrook Middle

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 242

High schools in Compton

Centennial High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 950

Cesar Chavez Continuation High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 628

Compton Community Day High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 18

Compton Early College High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 197

Compton High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1673

Dominguez High

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1827

Alternative schools in Compton

Lifeline Education Charter

District of State Board Of Education - Lifeline Education Charter
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 12
Students : 628

Thurgood Marshall

District of Compton Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 12
Students : 11

Private schools in Compton

Heavenly Vision Education Center

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 53

Juniorversity

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 1
Students : 29

Optimal Christian Academy

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 191

Our Lady Of Victory School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 245

Wonderland Angels Early Learning Center

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 90

Schools near Compton

Hotel offers in Compton

Leisure and activities in Compton’s surrounding area

Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo
to Los Angeles 29.1 km
Golf course
Compton Par 3 Golf CourseVictoria Golf Course
to Carson 5.6 km
Dominguez Golf & Practice Center
to Carson 6.9 km
South Gate Municipal Golf Course
to South Gate 7.1 km
Los Amigos Country Club
to Downey 7.9 km
Bellflower Golf & Tennis
to Bellflower 7.9 km
Chester Washington Golf Course
to Los Angeles 8.8 km
Lakewood Country Club
to Lakewood 9.5 km
Ford Park Golf Course
to Bell Gardens 10 km
Rio Hondo Golf Club
to Downey 10 km