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Overview

Introduction to Corinth, Texas

Corinth, Texas, in Denton county, is 5 miles SE of Denton, Texas and 29 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is included in the Dallas metropolitan area.

Corinth History

Corinth was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The area was first settled in by European descendants in the mid 1800s. The Dallas and Wichita Railway entered the area in 1880. In the same year, the railroad authorities named the city Corinth. The City of Corinth gained a Home Rule Charter on May 6, 1999.

Corinth and nearby Attractions

  • Wiggly Field at Lake Forest Park
  • Denton County Historical Museum
  • Bayless-Selby House Museum
  • Hawaiian Falls Water Park
  • Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
  • Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Things To Do In Corinth

Corinth is home to several parks and open spaces such as Fairview Park, Meadowview Park, Eagle Pass Park, Thousand Oaks Park, Kensington Park, Corinth Community Park and Windsor Ridge Park. The city also offers easy access to the Heritage Farmstead Museum, Denton County Historical Museum, National Scouting Museum, Farmers Branch Historical Park and the Bayless- Selby House Museum. Apart from these, the city of Corinth also organizes a number of recreational events throughout the year.

Corinth Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is close by.

Corinth Higher Education

The Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas are nearby.

People

Total Population 20,614
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 8.2%
Employed Population 16+ 10,322
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 63.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,233
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,000
Median House Value $181,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.1%
US/American 0.3%
English 12.2%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Corinth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 76208, 76210
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.153
Longitude -97.064

Corinth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Denton 125,734 $67,851
Highland Village 15,793 $135,864

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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