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|City of Corunna|
Location within Shiawassee County
|• Total||3.25 sq mi (8.41 km2)|
|• Land||3.18 sq mi (8.23 km2)|
|• Water||0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)|
|Elevation||745 ft (227 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,052.23/sq mi (406.31/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0623856|
Corunna ( CORE-UN-NUH) is a city and county seat of Shiawassee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,497 at the 2010 census. The city is surrounded by Caledonia Charter Township and is slightly east of the city of Owosso.
Corunna was platted in 1837. It was made the county seat in 1840, incorporated as a village in 1858 and made a city in 1869.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.26 square miles (8.44 km2), of which 3.19 square miles (8.26 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,497 people, 1,384 households, and 851 families living in the city. The population density was 1,096.2 inhabitants per square mile (423.2/km2). There were 1,519 housing units at an average density of 476.2 per square mile (183.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 1,384 households, of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median age in the city was 36 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
In 2005, filmmaker Bryan McGuire produced/directed/wrote a documentary chronicling what life in Corunna is like entitled Stay on the Tarvey. The film included interviews with current and former residents and explored topics such as race relations, family values and "hickdom".
- Owosso Community Airport is located just northwest of the city in Caledonia Township.
- Andrew Parsons, Michigan governor from 1853–1855
- Earl Rapp, pitcher for five Major League Baseball teams, member of Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame
- Martha Arnold Boughton (1857–1928), educator, author
In Spanish: Corunna (Míchigan) para niños
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