The city of Compton is located in the county of Los Angeles. It covers a total area of 26.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in adhesives, advertising, aviation, alternative medicine, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, boat repairing, dairy, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, hotel, insurance, metal fabrication, oil and lubrication and publishing, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by pet shops, recreation centers, service station, seafood restaurant, truck repairing services and variety stores.