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, Corning isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Corning are a mix 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Corning doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Corning is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.37% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
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.