Corning is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,433 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Corning is the 185th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Corning was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Corning is a blue-collar town, with 37.21% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Corning is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corning who work in sales jobs (11.93%), healthcare (9.05%), and office and administrative support (8.76%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Corning has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Corning a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of adults in Corning who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.33% of the adults in Corning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Corning in 2018 was $31,600, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,400 for a family of four. However, Corning contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Corning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corning residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Corning include German, English, Irish, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Corning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.