Corning is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 3,162 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Corning is the 91st largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corning is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Corning who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), sales jobs (12.74%), and food service (8.54%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Corning has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Corning has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corning than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corning may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Corning spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.22 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Corning does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Corning, just 11.37% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Corning in 2010 was $19,192, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,768 for a family of four.
The people who call Corning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corning residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Corning include German, English, French , and Lithuanian.
The most common language spoken in Corning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.