Corcoran is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 22,477 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Corcoran is the 276th largest community in California.
Corcoran is a blue-collar town, with 53.25% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Corcoran is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Corcoran who work in farm management occupations (23.52%), office and administrative support (8.76%), and sales jobs (6.35%).
The population of Corcoran has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 2.74% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Corcoran in 2010 was $8,152, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $32,608 for a family of four. Corcoran also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.79% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Corcoran is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Corcoran home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Corcoran, accounting for 65.01% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Corcoran residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Corcoran include German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Corcoran's cultural character, accounting for 21.45% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Corcoran is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Indic languages.