Corsica, South Dakota

Corsica, South Dakota

Corsica is a city in Douglas County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 644 at the 2000 census.


Corsica is located at (43.424328, -98.406032).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Corsica has been assigned the ZIP code 57328 and the FIPS place code 13980.


As of the census of 2000, there were 644 people, 259 households, and 163 families residing in the city. The population density was 967.4 people per square mile (371.1/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 407.1/sq mi (156.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White, 0.31% African American, 0.31% Native American, and 0.31% from two or more races.

There were 259 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 33.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 77.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,589, and the median income for a family was $34,531. Males had a median income of $26,136 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,370. About 7.3% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.


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