Historically its been African American and Latino (majority of whom are dominican and Puerto Rican)
Corona is a spanish word meaning Crown - however i dont know how this part of NY got that name
a well know rapper from here is Noreaga or NORE
it is also known for a large housing project called LeFrak City. LeFrak City is where im from. It used to be pretty bad, especially during the early 90's and crack epidemic. Nowadays many immigrants from Russian and eastern Europe have moved here. Its actually pretty calm nowadays.
theres also good weed around corona - as it is not far from jamaica queens