Corona, CA

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Living in Corona

Corona is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 167,836 people and 41 constituent neighborhoods, Corona is the 33rd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Corona are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Corona is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Corona is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corona who work in office and administrative support (14.51%), sales jobs (12.38%), and management occupations (10.88%).

In Corona, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.28 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Corona who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.65% of adults in Corona have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Corona in 2010 was $28,182, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,728 for a family of four. However, Corona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Corona is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Corona 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 Corona, accounting for 43.22% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Corona residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Corona include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Corona also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.37%.

The most common language spoken in Corona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.