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Compton is a village in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area.

The latitude of Compton is 41.694N. The longitude is -89.081W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 347.


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Median household income
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$34,167
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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27% of Compton residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Compton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Compton was $13,205, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Compton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Compton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.


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Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Compton political report.

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The average commute time for Compton workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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