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.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Corning who work in office and administrative support (16.44%), food service (11.19%), and farm management occupations (8.78%).
Another important characteristic of Corning is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Being a small city, Corning does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Corning, just 10.23% 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 $14,173, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,692 for a family of four.
Corning is an extremely 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 45.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corning include English, Irish, Portuguese, and French .
The most common language spoken in Corning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Armenian.