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People

Total Population 266
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 138
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,375
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $692
Median House Value $82,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 22.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Compton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 61318
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.694
Longitude -89.081

Compton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station PRINCETON
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Compton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

The Burg (61318)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Earlville 1,847 $55,337

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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