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Corsica, South Dakota

Corsica is a city located in Douglas County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 644.

Geography Corsica is located at 43°25'28" North, 98°24'22" West (43.424328, -98.406032)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 km² (0.7 mi²). 1.7 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 644 people, 259 households, and 163 families residing in the city. The population density is 371.1/km² (967.4/mi²). There are 271 housing units at an average density of 156.2/km² (407.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.07% White, 0.31% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the city the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 48 years. For every 100 females there are 77.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $27,589, and the median income for a family is $34,531. Males have a median income of $26,136 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,370. 9.4% of the population and 7.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.6% are under the age of 18 and 16.7% are 65 or older.

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