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East Compton

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This community is surrounded by the city of Compton. This community has nice homes. The County should invest more money in this community, by bringing more economic resources. Opening a new shopping center or by building new homes.

— Jose
November 19, 2010 at 6:16 p.m.

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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About This Project
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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