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Using a crime rate index based on 100, Compton was given a score rendering it safer than 14% of all cities in the United States. This puts Compton on the list of 100 most dangerous cities in America. Property crime rates are slightly higher in Compton than in most cities in California, but is about evenly matched with the national median. A person’s chance of being a victim of property crime, such as arson and burglary, is 1 in 34. Motor vehicle theft rates, specifically, are higher in this city than most in the country. Violent crimes occur at a rate in Compton that is more than 3 times both the national and state average. A person’s chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime in this city are about 1 in 72. In particular, rates of homicide are higher here than in most cities in the country. However, between 2005 and 2010, homicide rates decreased by 67%. The city is making an effort to adjust its reputation for violence and corruption. The Compton Police Department was disbanded on suspicion of corruption, and the city is now served by the LA County Sheriff’s Department. The department has initiated plans such as the Gifts for Guns initiative, through which residents were paid for turning in guns to authorities. Crimes of any sort occur at a rate of 1 in 23, but rates are expected to continue to lessen.

 
 
Economy and Jobs

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Employment potential in Compton was listed in 2010 as 60,785, with only 27,120 positions filled. The unemployment rate in this city, in the same year, was 12%; double the national as well as state average. However, Compton has recently been referred to as a. “Entrepreneurial Hot Spot” by Cognetics, Inc., an independent economic research firm, when it made the list of best places in the country to start and grow a business. Compton’s Planning and Economic Development Department offers assistance programs for business owners, contributing and organizing various resources in order to build the city in terms of both reputation and stability. There are several headquarters of major retail chains in Compton, and the Alameda Corridor, which sees 25% of all waterway trades in the country, passes right through the city. In 2007, Gateway Towne Center opened, providing over 1,000 new jobs, bringing in business from other cities, and escalating the city’s tax revenue by 30%. There are many industries of all types in Compton, and economically it is becoming stronger and consistently offering more opportunity.

 
 

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thumbnail 3 Bed $1,395 413 W Laurel Street, Compton, CA April 15th
thumbnail 2 Bed $1,195 805 N Santa Fe Avenue, Compton, CA April 15th
thumbnail 1 Bed $900 119 W Tichenor Street, Compton, CA April 14th
4 Bed $2,100 400 N Wilmington Avenue, Compton, CA April 15th
thumbnail 0 Bed $1,200 901 W Compton Boulevard, Compton, CA April 14th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,400 2522 135Th Street, Compton, CA April 15th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,795 13615 S Largo Avenue, Compton, CA April 15th
thumbnail 0 Bed $495 1422 Rosecrans Avenue, Compton, CA April 16th
thumbnail 2 Bed $995 714 Bullis Road, Compton, CA April 16th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,375 1021 S Grandee Avenue, Compton, CA April 15th
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Two $925
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Nearby Cities & Towns


 
Name Dist. Available Apartments
Lynwood 2.5mi 3,234
Paramount 3.2mi 2,719
South Gate 3.5mi 3,299
Gardena 4.9mi 2,868
Carson 5.0mi 2,167
Cudahy 5.1mi 3,273
Bellflower 5.7mi 2,571
Huntington Park 5.9mi 3,372
Bell 6.2mi 3,275
Downey 6.4mi 2,828
Maywood 6.7mi 3,315
Lakewood 7.2mi 2,333

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