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%).
One of the benefits of Corinth is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.02 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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 population of Corinth overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Corinth, 21.91% have at least a bachelor's 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.