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 168,819 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corona who work in office and administrative support (12.79%), sales jobs (12.44%), and management occupations (10.47%).

Also of interest is that Corona has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Corona, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.22 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Corona is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.21% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Corona in 2018 was $31,074, 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 $124,296 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 43.94% 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Corona's cultural character, accounting for 25.23% of the city’s population.

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