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COMPTON, CA, FOR RENT, FOR LEASE
Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, situated south of
downtown Los Angeles. Compton is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Among the
many available residential rental properties, it is home to almost 100,000 citizens. It is known
as the “Hub City” because of its unique position in almost the exact geographical center of Los
Angeles County. Compton is strategically located along the Alameda Corridor, a passageway of
25 percent of all U.S. waterborne international trade.
Compton gets a bad wrap because of its notoriety in the Hip Hop community, but under
the newly elected Mayor Aja Brown, the city is experiencing a renaissance and its image and
the quality of life of its residents are greatly improving. We are providing an opportunity to rent
with offerings of duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and multifamily properties in this up and coming
Renters of multifamily properties in Compton should know that the city is rapidly
emerging as a large industrial center for transit and distribution, business services, high
technology, home and lifestyle products, metals, financial services, and textile manufacturing.
This is an exciting time for Compton and those renters who livein the community. The City is
developing a wide range of economic and cultural opportunities that will help to make Compton
a prime destination for residents of multifamily properties and businesses.
Compton was recently designated as an “Entrepreneurial Hot Spot” by Cognetics, Inc.,
an independent economic research firm. Compton made the national list for best places to start
and grow a business, and ranked #2 in Los Angeles County out of a field of 88 cities. Multifamily
property renters should know, the city's Planning and Economic Development department
provides a business assistance program consisting of a comprehensive mix of resources to
small business owners and entrepreneurs. Amongst available duplex, triplex, fourplex and
multifamily properties are the headquarters for grocery chains Ralphs and Food 4 Less.
Gelson's Market, a subsidiary of Arden Group, Inc., a holding company, is also based there.
Compton has a total population of 97,559 and there are a multitude of available fourplex,
triplex, duplex and multifamily properties in its neighborhoods including Sunny Cove, Leland,
Downtown Compton, and Richland Farms. The city is generally a working class city with some
middle-class neighborhoods and is home to a relatively young community, at an average age of
25. Compton does not have rent control and the median income is $39,234.
Students of prospective tenants of residential rental properties would attend schools in
the Compton Unified School District. The district is a participant of the FOCUS program aimed
to improve mathematics and science achievement by uniting the efforts of the math, science,
education and research library faculty and staff with educators of the school district. The CUSD
provides public education for grades K-12. The district operates 24 elementary schools, eight
middle schools, three high schools, and one adult school, which also serves as an alternative
school. Compton has the perfect demographics for multifamily properties, with the students from
the local college communities of nearby El Camino College, Compton Education Center and
Reed Christian College.
Compton is surrounded by multiple freeways which provide access to the various
fourplex, triplex, duplex and multifamily investment properties throughout the region. The Long
Beach and Los Angeles Ports are less than 20 minutes from downtown Compton, providing
access to international destinations for customers and suppliers. Renters may travel along four
freeways that are in or near the city's boundaries and provide access to destinations throughout
the region. Interstate 710 runs through the eastern boundary, State Route 91 runs through the
southern boundary. Interstate 105 runs slightly along the north of the city, and Interstate 110
along to the west. Renters may fly into Compton/Woodley Airport, a small general aviation
airport or nearby Los Angeles International Airport and Long Beach Airport. Collectively, these
multifaceted transportation links lend justification to the city's familiar name of "the Hub City.
Renters should seek out a duplex, triplex, fourplex and multifamily property for rent near
Compton’s points of interests including:
· "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial"
· "Angeles Abbey Cemetery"
· The "Eagle Tree"
· The "'Heritage House'"
· "Woodlawn Cemetery"
This information was gathered from Wikipedia, www.comptoncity.org, avvo.com, city-data.com,
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