Compton, CA Real Estate
Compton real estate is bordered by the unincorporated Willowbrook on the north and northwest, the unincorporated West Compton on the west, the city of Carson on the southwest, the unincorporated Rancho Dominguez on the south, the city of Long Beach on the southeast, the city of Paramount and the unincorporated East Compton on the east, and by the city of Lynwood on the northeast.
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Compton real estate offers the chance for families to make homes at affordable prices. The neighborhood public schools are scoring higher every year. City programs give kids the opportunity to play basketball, soccer and flag football within minutes of their Compton homes.
Thirty families settled in Compton in 1867 after leaving Stockton where they could not make money in the Goldrush. Twenty-one years later, they had incorporated the area. The area grew with the development of Compton Airport and Compton Junior College in the 1920s. African-American families began to move to the city in the 1950s. Douglas Dollarhide became the city's first African-American mayor in the 1960s. While the city transformed 1,500 acres of unused land into an industrial park, it also welcomed a new transit center that serves the surrounding area.
Recreation & Amenities
Compton is home to plenty of venues for recreation. There are 15 city parks that offer opportunities for the owners of all Compton homes. There are baseball diamonds, basketball courts, children's playgrounds, volleyball, barbecue pits among other things. The privately-owned Compton Par 3 is a nine-hole golf course with low prices, beer, and food. The city also hosts a swap meet.
Quite often there are special clinics and events run by star athletes who hail from the city, such as tennis sisters Venus and Serena Williams.
Compton homes are served by the Compton Unified School District. On the California State Academic Performance Index (API), a test with a possible 1,000 points, two schools have garnered excellent marks. Bursch Elementary School scored 851 Laurel Street Elementary scored 794.} ?>
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