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Overview

Introduction to Corona, California

Founded in 1896, Corona is located in Southern California in Riverside County. Corona is approximately 50 minutes southeast of Los Angeles and 30 minutes northeast of Long Beach. It is near the Cleveland National Forest and in a region that is known as the "Inland Empire."

Corona weather is characterized by hot summers and warm winters. Summer daily temperatures average in the 90s and winter daily temperatures average in the 60s and 70s.

Corona Arts, and Entertainment

Corona residents have relatively easy access to all of the entertainment offerings of nearby Los Angeles. Some of the more notable entertainment attractions in Corona include:

  • The Fender Center for Music Education, more commonly known as the Fender Museum
  • The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa
  • The Pole Position Raceway
  • Uncle Bud's Automotive Museum

The Inland Empire is home to a Minor League Baseball (MiLB) team, the Inland Empire 66ers. The 66ers are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Seattle Mariners who play in San Bernardino. Other major sports franchises in the Southern California area near Corona include:

  • The Arena Football League's (AFL) Los Angeles Avengers
  • Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Major League Soccer's (MLS) Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy
  • The National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers
  • The National Hockey League's (NHL) Anaheim Mighty Ducks and Los Angeles Kings
  • The United Soccer League's (USL) Premier Development League Los Angeles Storm and Southern California Seahorses
  • The WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Demographics

People

Total Population161,614
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens9%
Employed Population 16+73,847
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.6%
Median Earnings25+$41,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,339

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,761
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,426
Median House Value$378,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)59.2%
German7%
Irish5.6%
English4.4%
Italian3.1%
Arab2.1%
French Except Basque1.3%
Polish1.2%
Dutch1%
Scottish1%
Norwegian0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Russian0.7%
African0.7%
Egyptian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Afghan)0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Finnish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Czech0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Corona Almanac

CategoryValue
County Riverside County
Standard Zip Codes92879, 92881, 92882, 92883, 92880
P.O. Box Zip Codes92877, 92878
Phone Area Codes951, 909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.87
Approximate Longitude-117.56

Corona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCORONA
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 83 F
Annual Precip12 inches
StationRIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp42 to 66 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 83 F
Annual Precip10.6 inches
StationTUSTIN IRVINE RANCH
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chino83,670$76,653
Chino Hills77,266$104,656
Norco26,809$101,719
Ontario169,389$57,762
Riverside318,678$67,122
Villa Park5,922$139,915

Corona Public Libraries

Corona Public Library
650 SOUTH MAIN ST.
Corona, California
(951) 736-2381

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Corona Hospitals

Corona Regional Medical Center-main
(Proprietary)
800 South Main Street
Corona Regional Medical Center-magnolia
(Proprietary)
730 Magnolia Avenue

Corona Public Schools

Promenade Elementary
550 Hamilton Dr.
ZIP: 91719
Primary
Total Enrollment 644
Corona Ranch Elementary
785 Village Loop Dr.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 1105
Corona-norco Alternative
185 Magnolia Ave.
ZIP: 92879
Other
Total Enrollment 106
Garretson Elementary
1650 Garretson Ave.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 1062
Home Gardens Academy
13550 Tolton Ave.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 905
Lee V. Pollard High
185 Magnolia Ave.
ZIP: 92879
High
Total Enrollment 750
Lincoln Alternative Elementary
1041 Fullerton Ave.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 967
Parkridge Elementary
750 Corona Ave.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 816
William Mckinley Elementary
2050 Aztec Ln.
ZIP: 92879
Primary
Total Enrollment 761
Auburndale Intermediate
1255 River Rd.
ZIP: 92880
Middle
Total Enrollment 507
Rosa Parks Elementary
13830 Whispering Hills Dr.
ZIP: 92880
Primary
Total Enrollment 1677
Centennial High
1820 Rimpau Ave.
ZIP: 92881
High
Total Enrollment 3306
Centennial Vista High
1824 Rimpau Ave.
ZIP: 92881
High
El Cerrito Middle
7610 El Cerrito Rd.
ZIP: 92881
Middle
Total Enrollment 1256
John Stallings Elementary
1980 Fullerton Ave.
ZIP: 92881
Primary
Total Enrollment 566
Orange Elementary
1350 Valencia Rd.
ZIP: 92881
Primary
Total Enrollment 789
Santiago High
1395 Foothill Pkwy.
ZIP: 92881
High
Total Enrollment 3692
Susan B. Anthony Elementary
2665 Gilbert Ave.
ZIP: 92881
Primary
Total Enrollment 938
Benjamin Franklin Elementary
2650 Oak Ave.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 831
Cesar Chavez Academy
1150 Paseo Grande
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 952
Citrus Hills Intermediate
3211 S. Main St.
ZIP: 92882
Middle
Total Enrollment 1160
Corona Fundamental Intermediate
1230 S. Main St.
ZIP: 92882
Middle
Total Enrollment 1138
Corona High
1150 W. Tenth St.
ZIP: 92882
High
Total Enrollment 2933
Corona Vista High
1154 Tenth St.
ZIP: 92882
High
Total Enrollment 4
Coronita Elementary
1757 Via Del Rio
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary
3355 Mountain Gate Dr.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 920
Foothill Elementary
2601 S. Buena Vista Ave.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 1013
Jefferson Elementary
1040 S. Vicentia Ave.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 839
John Adams Elementary
2350 Border Ave.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 717
Letha Raney Intermediate
1010 W. Citron St.
ZIP: 92882
Middle
Total Enrollment 738
Orange Grove High
300 Buena Vista Ave.
ZIP: 92882
High
Total Enrollment 139
Prado View Elementary
2800 Ridgeline Dr.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 838
Vicentia Elementary
2005 S. Vicentia Ave.
ZIP: 92882
Primary
Total Enrollment 602
Dr. Bernice Jameson Todd Elementary
25105 Mayhew Canyon Rd.
ZIP: 92883
Primary
Total Enrollment 841
Luiseno
13500 Mountain Rd.
ZIP: 92883
Primary
Total Enrollment 1042
Temescal Valley Elementary
22950 Claystone Ave.
ZIP: 92883
Primary
Total Enrollment 935
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
1750 Spyglass Dr.
ZIP: 92883
Primary
Total Enrollment 981

Corona Private Schools

Amor Christian Academy
517 Ramona Ave
ZIP: 92879
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
Countryside Montessori Center
2266 Griffin Way
ZIP: 92879
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Harvest International School
850 E Parkridge Avenue Suite 116
ZIP: 92879
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
Kindercare Learning Center
1187 Magnolia Ave
ZIP: 92879
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Magnolia Preschool & Kindergarten
13130 Magnolia Ave
ZIP: 92879
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Crossroads Christian Schools
2380 Fullerton Ave
ZIP: 92881
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 635
Olive Branch Christian Academy
7702 El Cerrito Rd
ZIP: 92881
Elementary
Total Enrollment 141
Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center
1214 Magnolia Ave Ste 104
ZIP: 92881
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Calvary Chapel Christian Academy
130 W Chase Dr
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
Childrens Montessori Center
2791 Green River Rd #112
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Corona Christian School
1901 W Ontario Ave
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Grace Christian Academy
2781 S Lincoln Ave
ZIP: 92882
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 65
Montessori Academy Of Corona
1400 W 6th St 112
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Montessori School Of Corona
260 W Ontario Ave
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 125
South Hills Academy
2585 S Main St
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
St Edward School
500 S Merrill St
ZIP: 92882
Elementary
Total Enrollment 291
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