Compton, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Compton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Compton had a population of 304 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 304
Population in Households 304
Population in Familes 260
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,844
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $58,981
Average Household Income $75,851
Per Capita Income $29,420


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $152,083
Average Home Value $188,421


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% -0.33%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families 0.44% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

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, 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 # 1089 21st
Population Density # 325 76th
Diversity Index # 526 61st
Median Household Income # 524 62nd
Per Capita Income # 548 60th

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