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Information on Compton, Los Angeles County

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

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Compton City HALL, Los Angeles County

Compton City Hall's addressCompton Compton Municipal Building
205 S. Willowbrook Avenue

Compton CA 90220
United States
Phone number of Compton City Hall+1 310-605-5500
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Compton official websitecomptoncity.org
Mayor of ComptonEric J. Perrodin
Los Angeles County, California: Vital Records Compton vital records
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Demography of Compton

Name of Compton inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population96 455 inhabitants71 / 275
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 number
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.
Bank of America, National Association is the most popular bank in Compton with 2 branch offices, followed by Wells Fargo Bank, National Association with 2 branch offices and then OneUnited Bank with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Compton:

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

Compton administrative numbers

Compton City code0615044
Compton City postcode90220

Information on Compton, Los Angeles County

Cities twinned with Compton
Nigeria Onitsha NorthSamoa Apia
Namesake of Compton
  • Compton, England, Royaume-Uni
  • Compton, England, Royaume-Uni
  • Compton, England, Royaume-Uni
  • Compton, Illinois, États-Unis
  • Compton, Quebec, Canada
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 miles
Hawthorne Municipal Airport 6.5 miles
Long Beach Airport 6.8 miles

Compton territory

Compton area10,00 sq mi (25,90 km²)
Compton 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

What is Compton close to?

Compton neighbouring municipalities
GardenaLynwoodLynwood
CarsonNeighbouring townsLynwood
CarsonCarsonBellflower
Compton neighbouring municipalities
Lynwood 2.6 milesParamount 3.5 milesCarson 3.8 miles
South Gate 4.1 milesGardena 4.7 milesCudahy 5.5 miles
Bellflower 5.8 milesHuntington Park 5.9 milesDowney 6.4 miles
Bell Gardens 6.5 milesBell 6.6 milesLakewood 6.8 miles
Maywood 7 milesSignal Hill 7 milesHawthorne 7.1 miles
Lawndale 7.2 milesVernon 7.6 milesTorrance 7.7 miles
Inglewood 8 milesCommerce 8.3 milesNorwalk 8.3 miles

Distance between Compton and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 14 miles closestHouston : 1369 milesPhiladelphia : 2396 miles
Phoenix : 354 milesSan Antonio : 1198 milesSan Diego : 98 miles
Dallas : 1240 milesSan Jose : 310 milesJacksonville : 2146 miles
Indianapolis : 1812 milesSan Francisco : 378 milesAustin : 1223 miles
Columbus : 1980 milesFort Worth : 1207 milesCharlotte : 2120 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

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

Compton Unified Regional Occupational Program

Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12

Dominguez High

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

Alternative schools in Compton

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

Leisure and activities in Compton surrounding area

Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo
to Los Angeles 18.1 miles
Golf course
Compton Par 3 Golf CourseVictoria Golf Course
to Carson 3.5 miles
Dominguez Golf & Practice Center
to Carson 4.3 miles
South Gate Municipal Golf Course
to South Gate 4.4 miles
Los Amigos Country Club
to Downey 4.9 miles
Bellflower Golf & Tennis
to Bellflower 4.9 miles
Chester Washington Golf Course
to Los Angeles 5.5 miles
Lakewood Country Club
to Lakewood 5.9 miles
Ford Park Golf Course
to Bell Gardens 6.2 miles
Rio Hondo Golf Club
to Downey 6.2 miles