Corona, CA


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Corona is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 164,226 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corona is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.55%), sales jobs (12.22%), and management occupations (11.38%).

In Corona, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Corona is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.75% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Corona in 2010 was $27,577, 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 $110,308 for a family of four. However, Corona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Corona is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Corona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corona residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Corona also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corona include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Corona also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.79%.

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