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Corona is a city in Riverside County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for "crown."
The latitude of Corona is 33.875N. The longitude is -117.565W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 142,454.
Tin mining was an early industry. The mine stopped producing in 1893.
Once a citrus center; with residential development overtaking the orchards, Sunkist closed its plant in 1982.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Corona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riverside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92882 ZIP code.
11% of Corona residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corona was $21,001, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Corona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Corona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $733. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,635.
Libraries in Corona include Corona Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Corona include KVEA.
Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corona political report.
The average commute time for Corona workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 23 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Corona between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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