Corona has the 125th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Corona is part of the Riverside metro area. Unemployment in the Riverside area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Riverside has the 24th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Corona is below average at $45,210, and the median cost of a home in Corona is $335,000, which is above the national average. 26% of workers in Corona hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Corona. 77% of Corona workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 13% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Corona spend an average of 35 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.