Compton Real Estate Market Overview

Could Compton, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Compton. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Compton such as Paramoun...t and Carson. When you’re ready, Trulia has 121 resale and new homes in Compton lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 284 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$330,000

Median Sales Price

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$294

Price Per Sqft

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$2,100

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Compton show a 8% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Compton for Jun 29 to Sep 28 was $330,000 based on 147 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Compton was $294, an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Compton for Aug 29 to Sep 29 was $2,100.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Compton can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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2,420

Counts of Theft

561

Counts of Assault

393

Counts of Robbery


Best Schools in Compton

There are 36 schools in Compton.

Elementary Schools
8

Laurel Street Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

7

Jefferson Elementary School

Public, K - 7

7

Tibby Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
7

Jefferson Elementary School

Public, K - 7

6

Clinton, William Jefferson School

Public, K - 7

2

Bunche Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
3

Compton High School

Public, 9 - 12

3

Lifeline Education Charter School

Public, 9 - 12

2

Dominguez High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Compton by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
17%
Single residents
Home owners
54%
Home owners
Median age
27
Median age
Household income
$43,337
Median household income
College educated
9%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Compton commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
92% commute by car
0% commute by bike
6% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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