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One of Los Angeles County's oldest cities -- Compton -- incorporated in 1888. This city sits on the south side of Los Angeles and is known for the number of famous rap artists it has produced, as well as a variety of actors, directors, writers, and comedians. Famous people who began in Compton include Leslie Sykes, Niecy Nash, Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Paul Rodriguez, Kevin Costner, N.W.A, James Coburn, Coolio, and James Wheaton.

While Compton was considered edgy in the 1980s and '90s, it has become a sought-after suburb of Los Angeles, with home prices escalating in recent years. Recently, Compton was named a hotspot for entrepreneurs by Cognetics, Inc. and it is considered one of the best places to start and grow a business. Compton's proximity to Downtown Los Angeles and the easily-accessible highways -- including I-710 and I-105 -- add to the area's recent growth. If you'd like to rent an apartment in Compton, you'll be one of 100,000 residents who call the "Hub City" home.


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As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Compton, CA is $614 for a studio, $889 for one bedroom, $1,100 for two bedrooms, and $1,343 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Compton has increased by 2.3% in the past year.

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60 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
50 Transit Score® Good Transit
48 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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15603 S White Ave, Compton, CA 90221
$1,650 2 Bed Available Now
342 W Palm St
Compton, CA 90220
$1,395 Condo for Rent Available Now
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941 W 133rd St
Compton, CA 90222
$2,080 House for Rent Available Now
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Orange Tree Vlg
2418 E El Segundo Blvd, Compton, CA 90222
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Compton, CA Average Apartment Rent

Compton apartments provide all of the culture, shopping, and nightlife you'd expect from urban living. While apartment rent varies, you can expect to pay, on average, $730 for a studio, $900 for a one-bedroom apartment, $1,050 for a two-bedroom apartment, and $1,320 for a three-bedroom apartment. Apartments in Compton typically range from 560 square feet for a studio to 1,120 square feet for a three-bedroom unit.

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