Corinth, Texas

Corinth, Texas
Corinth, Texas
—  City  —
Nickname(s): "The Star City"
Motto: "We are the Stars"
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
 - Type Council-Manager
 - City Council Mayor Paul Ruggiere
Randy Gibbons
Jim Mayfield
John Booher
Joe Harrison
Bruce Hanson
 - City Manager Jim Berzina (Interim)
 - City Attorney Mike Bucek
 - 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 (2000)
 - Total 11,325
 - Density 1,441.3/sq mi (556.5/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]

Corinth is a small town in Denton County, Texas, United States, a suburb of Dallas, and a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 11,325 at the 2000 census.



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)[3].

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) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.63%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2006, there were 19,556 people residing in the city. The population density was 1,441.3 people per square mile (556.3/km²). There were 4,100 housing units at an average density of 521.8 per square mile (201.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.57% White, 4.19% African American, 0.66% Native American, 2.38% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.25% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.09% of the population.

There were 3,879 households out of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.2% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.4% were non-families. 9.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 42.9% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 3.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.

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.


Public schools

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

Colleges and universities

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


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


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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