Compton, CA 90221 ZIP Code Profile

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Compton, CA | East Rancho Dominguez, CA

ZIP Code 90221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Compton, CA 90221

Acceptable Alternative
E Rncho Dmngz, CA 90221
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.88, Longitude -118.201
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,157
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,855
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,627
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,228

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Compton, CA 90221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 55,162
Population in Households 54,577
Population in Familes 48,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 585
Population Density2 10,225
Diversity Index3 92


Median Household Income $44,942
Average Household Income $56,354
Per Capita Income $12,537


Total Housing Units 12,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,868 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,958 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 814 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $337,265
Average Home Value $371,298


Total Households 11,826
Average Household Size 4.62
Family Households 10,321
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.43%
Households 0.39% 0.34%
Families 0.41% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Compton, CA 90221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90221 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 90th
Population Density # 159 91st
Diversity Index # 27 99th
Median Household Income # 1365 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1678 5th

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