Corinth, Texas

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Corinth, Texas
Flag of Corinth, Texas
Motto(s): 
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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyDenton
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • City CouncilMayor Bill Heidemann
Sam Burke
Scott Garber
Steve Holzwarth
Tina Henderson
Kelly Pickens
 • City ManagerLee Ann Bunselmeyer (Interim)
 • City AttorneyMesser Fort McDonald
 • Economic Development CorporationElise Back
Area
 • Total7.83 sq mi (20.27 km2)
 • Land7.77 sq mi (20.12 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation
607 ft (185 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total19,935
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
22,099
 • Density2,844.14/sq mi (1,098.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
76208, 76210
Area code(s)940
FIPS code48-16696[3]
GNIS feature ID1333356[4]
Websitewww.cityofcorinth.com

Corinth is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States. It is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Its population was 19,935 at the 2010 census.[5] It is also one of four communities in the Lake Cities.[6]

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).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.9 sq mi (20 km2), of which 0.1 sq mi (0.26 km2), or 0.63%, is covered by water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970461
19801,264174.2%
19903,944212.0%
200011,325187.1%
201019,93576.0%
2019 (est.)22,099[2]10.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2020 census[edit]

Corinth racial composition[9]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 14,913 65.89%
Black or African American (NH) 1,467 6.48%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 110 0.49%
Asian (NH) 944 4.17%
Pacific Islander (NH) 12 0.05%
Some Other Race (NH) 83 0.37%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 1,327 5.86%
Hispanic or Latino 3,778 16.69%
Total 22,634

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 22,634 people, 7,208 households, and 5,965 families residing in the city.

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census, 19,935 people were living in the city. The population density was 2,523.4 people/sq mi (977.2/km2). The 7,138 housing units had an average density of 903.5/sq mi (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, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 11.8%.[3]

Of the 6,897 households, 43.0% had children under 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a single householder with no spouse present, and 20.0% were not families. About 14.7% of households were made up of individuals, and 4.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.89, and the average family size was 3.23.

The age distribution was 29.6% under 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% were 65 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.[5]

According to a 2007 estimate, the median household income was $95,967, and the median family income 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 split between Lake Dallas Independent School District (ISD) and Denton ISD. Central/eastern Corinth is in Lake Dallas ISD and feeds Corinth Elementary and Shady Shores Elementary, those students then move up to Lake Dallas Middle and Lake Dallas High. West and north Corinth are zoned for Denton ISD. West Corinth follows the Hawk Elementary-Crownover Middle-Guyer High feeder (a small section of streets around State School Rd feed into Nelson Elementary instead of Hawk Elementary). while north Corinth follows the Stephens Elementary-Myers Middle-Ryan High feeder pattern.

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).

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Corinth city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  6. ^ "Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce | Our Mission and Vision". Lake Cities Chamber. Retrieved 2022-04-16.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  10. ^ www.census.gov
  11. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[10][11]

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