Latest Data (2015)
Population 98,462
Nationwide Rank 307

Quick Facts

Compton, California is the 307th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Compton, California is a city.

Compton, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Compton had its largest population ever.

Compton, California's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Compton, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
301 Jurupa Valley, California
302 Renton, Washington 94.7%
303 Roanoke, Virginia 5.3%
304 Kenosha, Wisconsin 9.5%
305 Erie, Pennsylvania -4.0%
306 Albany, New York 4.1%
307 Compton, California 5.1%
308 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 24.9%
309 League City, Texas 114.3%
310 Flint, Michigan -21.1%
311 Allen, Texas 117.6%
312 Mission Viejo, California 3.7%
313 Vacaville, California 8.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 98,462 307
2014 98,597 304
2013 97,877 301
2012 97,559 299
2011 97,057 297
2010 96,455 297
2009 93,962 298
2008 93,041 298
2007 93,015 293
2006 93,845 285
2005 94,348 279
2004 94,942 273
2003 95,073 274
2002 94,796 268
2001 94,272 268
2000 93,651 265
1990 90,298 231