Corinth, Texas

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Corinth, Texas
Flag of Corinth, Texas
Flag
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
Lowell Johnson
Tina Henderson
Kelly Pickens
 • City ManagerBob Hart
 • City AttorneyAndy Messer
 • Economic Development CorporationJason Alexander
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 suburb of Dallas and a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 19,935 at the 2010 census.[5]

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).[6]

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]

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[7]

At the 2010 census there were 19,935 people living 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, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.8%.[3]

There were 6,897 households, 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 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 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% 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 ISD and Denton ISD. Central/eastern corinth is 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 corinth is zoned for denton isd and follows the hawk elementary, crownover middle and guyer high feeder. Far north corinth is also in denton isd but follows the stephens elementary, bettye myers middle and ryan high feeder.

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]

Companies[edit]

Corinth is home to CoServ Electric.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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