Corcoran, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

If you are considering moving to Corcoran City, California, you might be wondering what the average age of residents is. The median age for both foreign-born and native-born residents in Corcoran is 35.2 years old. In terms of racial breakdown, Hispanics are the most common racial group, followed by White and Other. The largest foreign-born group is Chinese, with approximately 667,994 residents.

Corcoran is part of the Central San Joaquin Valley and has always been an important part of California's history. Originally, Corcoran was an important railroad junction, serving four trains a day. A platform was located near the interchange, where business was transacted. Today, the city is home to several industrial and manufacturing companies. Its downtown has a Rite Aid pharmacy, a large selection of fast food restaurants, including McDonald's, Subway, and 3 pizza parlors.

The California State Prison, Corcoran, is located in Corcoran. Notable inmates include Juan Corona, Charles Manson, and Rodney Alcala. Corcoran is also home to a California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, which opened in 1997. The Corcoran II prison houses 7,000 inmates. There are eight public golf courses in the area, and residents can enjoy the scenic countryside within 30 minutes.

The city's schools support five separate school districts. Corcoran's population of around 5,500 includes approximately 1,900 households. About 23% of the population is under the age of 19, and approximately 1,300 children attend the town's elementary, middle, and high schools. Corcoran is also supported by the J. G. Boswell Company, an agricultural enterprise with a processing division.