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 166,785 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.

Unlike some cities, Corona isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Corona are a mix of both white- and blue-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. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Corona is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Corona, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

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 Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Corona's cultural character, accounting for 26.37% of the city’s population.

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