Compton (California)

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Coordinates 33°53′48″N 118°13′30″W
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated May 11, 1888
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
ZIP codes 90220–90224
Area codes 310/424
FIPS code 06-15044
GNIS feature IDs 1652689, 2410213
Government (Type) Council-Manager
Government (City Council) Deidre Duhart Andre Spicer Jonathan Bowers Lillie P. Darden
Government (Mayor) Emma Sharif
Government (Mayor Pro Tem) Vacant
Government (City Manager) Thomas Thomas
Government (City Attorney) Eric Perrodin
Government (Total) 10.12 sq mi (26.20 km2)
Government (Land) 10.03 sq mi (25.97 km2)
Government (Water) 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2) 1.03%
Area (Total) 10.12 sq mi (26.20 km2)
Area (Land) 10.03 sq mi (25.97 km2)
Area (Water) 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2) 1.03%
Population (2020) (Total) 95,740
Population (2020) (Rank) 78th in California
Population (2020) (Density) 9,548.22/sq mi (3,686.42/km2)

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Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles. Compton is one of the oldest cities in the county and, on May 11, 1888, was the eighth city in California to incorporate. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 96,456. It is known as the "Hub City" due to its geographic centrality in Los Angeles County. Neighborhoods in Compton include Sunny Cove, Leland, downtown Compton, and Richland Farms. The city has a high poverty rate and is generally a working-class community.

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