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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,908
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+10,761
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married63.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.2%
Median Earnings25+$50,669
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,361
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,747

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,734
% Above Poverty Level95%
% Below Poverty Level5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone15.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,201
Median House Value$213,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.8%
German13.8%
Irish12.3%
English10.5%
Italian5.4%
French Except Basque3%
Polish3%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish1.9%
Norwegian1.4%
African0.9%
Hungarian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Arab0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Romanian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.3%
Russian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Ugandan0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Corinth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Denton County
Standard Zip Codes76210, 76208
Phone Area Codes817,940, 972
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.14
Approximate Longitude-97.06

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)

StationDENTON 2 SE
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 96 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Denton131,097$74,471
Highland Village16,168$149,008
Lake Dallas7,716$76,277
Lakewood Village555$133,958
Oak Point3,503$100,885
Shady Shores2,834$114,000

Corinth Hospitals

Atrium Medical Center At Corinth
(Proprietary)
3305 Corinth Parkway

Corinth Public Schools

Corinth El
3501 Cliff Oak Dr
ZIP: 76205
(940) 497-4010
Primary
Total Enrollment 554
Lake Dallas H S
3016 Park Ridge
ZIP: 76205
(940) 497-4031
High
Total Enrollment 1275
Crownover Middle
1901 Creekside
ZIP: 76210
(940) 369-4700
Middle
Total Enrollment 938
Hawk El
2300 Oakmont
ZIP: 76210
(940) 369-1800
Primary
Total Enrollment 726

Corinth Private Schools

Corinth Montessori School
1300 E Pecan Creek Cir
ZIP: 76210
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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