Baltic, South Dakota

Baltic, South Dakota

Baltic is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 811 at the 2000 census.


Baltic is located at (43.762331, -96.737707), along the Big Sioux River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land.

Baltic has been assigned the ZIP code 57003, and the FIPS place code 03380.


As of the census of 2000, there were 811 people, 300 households, and 233 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,151.4 people per square mile (447.3/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 441.5/sq mi (171.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.89% White, 0.49% Native American, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 300 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,023, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $30,188 versus $22,260 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,268. About 3.3% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.


Baltic also has its own school district that is surrounded by the Dell Rapids School District. Their mascot is the Bulldog.

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