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Corona, California - Basic Facts

The City of Corona had a population of 155,471 as of July 1, 2015. Corona ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Corona is located at latitude 33.8624 and longitude -117.5639 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corona (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Corona has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Corona: Circle City, South Riverside.

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Corona, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 155,471
Population in Households 154,979
Population in Familes 137,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 492
Population Density1 4,004
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 45,764
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 36,998
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 48,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,785 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,979 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,714 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $382,938
Average Home Value $415,053
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,174
Average Household Income $96,427
Per Capita Income $28,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.65%
Households 0.34% 0.57%
Families 0.35% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Corona, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corona to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 98th
Population Density1 # 313 80th
Diversity Index2 # 275 82nd
Median Household Income # 292 81st
Per Capita Income # 664 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.