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Compton, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Compton had a population of 311 as of July 1, 2017. Compton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Compton is located at latitude 41.694 and longitude -89.0861 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Compton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Village of Compton (GNIS ID: 2398609) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Compton is located within Township of Brooklyn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Compton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Compton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 311
Daytime Population: Workers 51
Daytime Population: Residents 140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 191
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 311
Population in Familes 265
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,886
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $54,751
Average Household Income $70,815
Per Capita Income $27,078


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $153,333
Average Home Value $186,968


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.36% -0.26%
Households 0.48% 0.0%
Families 0.83% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Compton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Compton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1079 21st
Population Density # 307 78th
Diversity Index # 506 63rd
Median Household Income # 632 54th
Per Capita Income # 653 52nd

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