Corning is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,548 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Corning is the 448th largest community in California.
Corning is a blue-collar town, with 40.12% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (15.93%), farm management occupations (13.83%), and sales jobs (7.78%).
In addition, many people in Corning have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
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 11.61% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Corning in 2010 was $13,776, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,104 for a family of four. Corning also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.08% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Corning is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, followed by Black or African-American. Corning also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 45.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corning include English, Irish, Portuguese, and Scottish.
Corning also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.01%.
The most common language spoken in Corning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Armenian.