Corsicana is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 23,952 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Corsicana is the 115th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Corsicana, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.12% of Corsicana’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Corsicana is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corsicana who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), maintenance occupations (8.40%), and sales jobs (7.71%).
The education level of Corsicana citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.37% of adults 25 and older in Corsicana have a college degree.
The per capita income in Corsicana in 2010 was $18,624, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,496 for a family of four. However, Corsicana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Corsicana is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Corsicana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corsicana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Corsicana also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corsicana include Irish, German, Polish, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Corsicana's cultural character, accounting for 15.10% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Corsicana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.