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Corning, California - Basic Facts

The City of Corning had a population of 7,739 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Corning is located at latitude 39.9282 and longitude -122.182 in Tehama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tehama County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Corning (GNIS ID: 2410231) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Corning is located within Corning CCD of Tehama County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corning population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Corning, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,739
Population in Households 7,716
Population in Familes 6,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 2,180
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 2,610
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 1,829
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,266 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,344 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $183,140
Average Home Value $179,668


Median Household Income $36,178
Average Household Income $45,726
Per Capita Income $15,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.18%
Households -0.12% 0.06%
Families -0.17% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Corning, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corning to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 539 65th
Population Density1 # 578 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 493 68th
Median Household Income # 1303 14th
Per Capita Income # 1330 12th

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