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Corona, CA
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Corona profile

Living in Corona

Corona is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 159,567 people and 40 constituent neighborhoods, Corona is the 35th 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Corona telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Corona, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.53 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of people in Corona who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.95% of adults in Corona have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Corona in 2018 was $34,752, 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 $139,008 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 49.08% 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, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

Corona also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.56%.

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