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East Compton

Population

Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Income

Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars

Education

Education level

Age

Age

Housing

Occupied housing units

Families

Males
Females

Military

Military era
  • There are 358 veterans, or 4.3% of the population, about average for Southeast but low for the county overall
  • The percentages of veterans who served during Vietnam and 1990-99 are among the county's highest.

Ancestry and immigration

  • Mexican (63.7%) and Unspecified African (0.9%) are the most common ancestries.
  • 5,658 (41.0%) of residents are foreign born, about average for Southeast but high for the county. Mexico (88.8%) and El Salvador (5.2%) are the most common foreign places of birth.

East Compton

is an unincorporated area in the Southeast region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Compton, Long Beach, Lynwood and Paramount.
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East Compton is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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Source: Census 2000, SCAG, Los Angeles Department of City Planning