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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Compton, California,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over60,618100.0
In labor force31,42151.8
Civilian labor force
31,42151.8
Employed
27,11944.7
Unemployed
4,3027.1
Percent of civilian labor force
13.7(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force29,19748.2
Females 16 years and over31,585100.0
In labor force14,32545.4
Civilian labor force
14,32545.4
Employed
12,15938.5
Own children under 6 years9,787100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,79338.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,282100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,53962.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,90422.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,2078.4
Walked5842.2
Other means5232.0
Worked at home5252.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,119100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,06815.0
Service occupations4,86417.9
Sales and office occupations6,81025.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations840.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,5079.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,78632.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining610.2
Construction1,4425.3
Manufacturing6,32923.3
Wholesale trade1,5775.8
Retail trade2,6519.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,1778.0
Information5932.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8533.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,2738.4
Educational, health and social services4,90018.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5785.8
Other services (except public administration)1,7196.3
Public administration9663.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers21,87180.6
Government workers4,09815.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0363.8
Unpaid family workers1140.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households22,272100.0
Less than $10,0003,30914.9
$10,000 to $14,9992,0119.0
$15,000 to $24,9993,57316.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,25314.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,62616.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,77016.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,4616.6
$100,000 to $149,9998453.8
$150,000 to $199,9991940.9
$200,000 or more2301.0
Median household income (dollars)31,819(X)
With earnings17,51778.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,831(X)
With Social Security income5,19823.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,648(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,9548.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,855(X)
With public assistance income3,32914.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
5,714(X)
With retirement income3,68716.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,197(X)
Families18,675100.0
Less than $10,0002,27512.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,6628.9
$15,000 to $24,9993,10016.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,87615.4
$35,000 to $49,9993,16016.9
$50,000 to $74,9993,23917.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,3087.0
$100,000 to $149,9997193.9
$150,000 to $199,9991450.8
$200,000 or more1911.0
Median family income (dollars)33,021(X)
Per capita income (dollars)10,389(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers22,698(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,692(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families4,762(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
With related children under 18 years4,105(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
With related children under 5 years
2,373(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.4
Families with female householder, no husband present2,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.4
With related children under 18 years1,921(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.7
With related children under 5 years
1,024(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.4
Individuals25,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
18 years and over13,310(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
65 years and over
977(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
Related children under 18 years12,245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,863(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,624(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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