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El Camino College-Compton Center Demographics & Diversity

Compton, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at El Camino College-Compton Center are mainly Hispanic with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 97% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of El Camino College Compton Center students
Race Percent of Students
White 3%
Black 31%
Hispanic 58%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at El Camino College Compton Center with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, El Camino College-Compton Center has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for El Camino College Compton Center students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for El Camino College Compton Center students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,461
Women 2,775

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

El Camino College-Compton Center serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for El Camino College Compton Center students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,219 per year

62% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 39.5%
Part time Undergrads 72%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112686 IPEDS survey data for El Camino College Compton Center.