Corinth is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 14,866 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Corinth is the 28th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corinth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corinth is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corinth who work in office and administrative support (13.41%), sales jobs (9.55%), and healthcare (7.37%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Corinth spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Corinth is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Corinth are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.91% of adults in Corinth having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Corinth in 2010 was $19,682, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,728 for a family of four. However, Corinth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Corinth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Corinth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corinth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Corinth include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Corinth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.