West Compton, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,569 housing units in West Compton. This represents a 1.4% decline from 1,591 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,569 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Compton is about 73.1%. West Compton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.7%. Average household size is 3.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Compton were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms28.50%
Three Bedrooms41%
Four Bedrooms12.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.57
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$139,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$137,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.48
Median year structure was built1959

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage11.80%
Home Equity Loan2.60%
Simple Mortgage57.90%
Debt Free26.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs26.3%