Corinth, Texas

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Corinth, Texas
City
Motto: Gateway to Success
Location of Corinth in Denton County, Texas
Location of Corinth in Denton County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°8′38″N 97°4′20″W / 33.14389°N 97.07222°W / 33.14389; -97.07222Coordinates: 33°8′38″N 97°4′20″W / 33.14389°N 97.07222°W / 33.14389; -97.07222
Country United StatesUnited States
State TexasTexas
County Denton
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City Council Mayor Paul Ruggiere
Randy Gibbons
Jim Mayfield
Lowell Johnson
Joe Harrison
Mike Amason
 • City Manager Rick Chaffin
 • City Attorney Debra Drayovitch
 • Economic Development Corporation Guy Brown
Area
 • Total 7.9 sq mi (20.5 km2)
 • Land 7.9 sq mi (20.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,935
 • Density 2,500/sq mi (970/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76208, 76210
Area code(s) 940
FIPS code 48-16696[1]
GNIS feature ID 1333356[2]
Website cityofcorinth.com

Corinth is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States. It is a suburb of Dallas and a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 19,935 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Corinth is located at 33°8′38″N 97°4′20″W / 33.14389°N 97.07222°W / 33.14389; -97.07222 (33.143952, -97.072194).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.9 square miles (20 km2), of which 7.9 square miles (20 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 0.63%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 19,935 people residing in the city. The population density was 2,523.4 people per square mile (977.2/km²). There were 7,138 housing units, at an average density of 903.5 per square mile (349.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.7% White, 5.7% African American, 0.8% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 3.2% some other race, 1.0% Boedeker and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.8% of the population.

There were 6,897 households, out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were headed by married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89, and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.7 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.[3]

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $95,967, and the median income for a family was $96,375. Males had a median income of $52,362 versus $35,089 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,492. About 1.0% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

The City of Corinth is served by the Denton and Lake Dallas Independent School Districts.

Colleges and universities[edit]

Corinth is home to one of two branch campuses of North Central Texas College in Denton County (the other being in Flower Mound).

Companies[edit]

Corinth is home to CoServ Electric and the headquarters for the Denton County Republican Party.

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