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Population in 2012: 584 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 

Males: 278  (47.7%)
Females: 306  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  53.0 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57328.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,662 (it was $27,589 in 2000)
Corsica:

$54,662
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,425

Corsica city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,288 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Corsica:

$68,288
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,682; Detached houses: $72,360; Mobile homes: $78,058

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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  • White alone - 573 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Corsica: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Dutch (38.1%), German (26.3%), Czech (7.1%), Norwegian (4.8%), United States (4.5%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 877 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Corsica:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Corsica city:

  • Never married: 9.6%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

12 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America).

This city:  2.1%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,107 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (84.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (193.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (556.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Harrison, SD (2.5 miles) , Armour, SD (2.8 miles ), New Holland, SD (3.2 miles) , Stickney, SD (3.4 miles ), Storla, SD (3.4 miles) , Delmont, SD (4.0 miles ), Geddes, SD (4.3 miles ), Lake Andes, SD (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 98.41 W

Area code: 605

Corsica household income distribution Corsica home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Corsica by Year
Type 2003 2006 2007 2009
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0177.6
Auto thefts 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0177.6
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 0.00.00.022.2

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
South Dakota average:

1.86

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.7%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (62%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Corsica-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Corsica city center injured 2 people.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Corsica-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Corsica center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Corsica center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Corsica:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CORSICA (Nursing Home, 455 NORTH DAKOTA)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Corsica:

  • DOUGLAS CO MEMORIAL HOSP-CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARMOUR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Corsica, SD

Airports located in Corsica:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corsica:

  • University of South Dakota (about 87 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 5,598)
  • South Dakota State University (about 102 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Wayne State College (about 109 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 109 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 124 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 150 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Buena Vista University (about 171 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

Public high school in Corsica:

Public elementary/middle schools in Corsica:

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Library in Corsica:

  • PRISCILLA CLUB LIBRARY (Location: 335 E MAIN ST)

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Notable locations in Corsica: Corsica Community Fire Department (A), Corsica City Hall (B), Priscilla Club Library (C), Douglas County Ambulance Service Corsica (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Graceland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Corsica, SD

52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
65 people in nursing homes in 2000

Corsica compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Corsica (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Corsica Branch at 135 Main Street, branch established on 1937/03/14. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Corsica travel time to work - commute


Corsica mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Corsica city (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 112.06%
Here112.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLutheran ChurchReformed Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents24.4%18.8%16.3%12.1%28.5%
Congregations16.7%16.7%16.7%5.6%44.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

26.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

29.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,772
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$893
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,564$30,7680$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,184$25,1040$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$130
Totals for Government 3$6,748$26,9929$2,795

Corsica government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($152.40)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($142.12)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($131.85)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($75.34)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($71.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($49.66)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($41.10)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($3.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.42)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $91,000 ($155.82)

Corsica government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $51,000 ($87.33)
    All Other: $10,000 ($17.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($5.14)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($18.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($123.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($5.14)
    Highways: $2,000 ($3.42)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $156,000 ($267.12)
    Property: $97,000 ($166.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($6.85)
    NEC: $4,000 ($6.85)

Corsica government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $88,000 ($150.68)

3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.44% ($25,118 average AGI)
to Davison County, SD  1.27% ($52,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Corsica:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KORN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corsica:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.2 Mi E Off Hwy 281 (Lat: 43.426389 Lon: -98.347583), Call Sign: KNFH319
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/1997, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/22/2002
    Registrant: George Reimnitz, Rr 1 Box 133, Corsica, SD 57328, Phone: (605) 946-5238
  • Lat: 43.424472 Lon: -98.409472, Call Sign: WPVS302
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.100 MHz, 461.250 MHz, 461.300 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 464.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2002, Expiration Date: 08/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2012, Certifier: Dustin Warns
    Registrant: Chs Inc, 5500 Cenex Drive, St Paul, MN 55164, Phone: (651) 355-6386, Fax: (651) 355-6958, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.3 Miles East, 5 Miles North (Lat: 43.497194 Lon: -98.351722), Call Sign: KPA338
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.810 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: Sioux Valley Telephone Company, Dell Rapids, SD 57022

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0UXC, Licensee ID: L00196717
    Grant Date: 09/09/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015
    Registrant: Delmar G Markus, 26899 383rd Ave, Corsica, SD 57328-5127
  • Call Sign: WD0BJZ
    Grant Date: 09/29/1987, Expiration Date: 09/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/30/1999
    Registrant: Evan L Baas, Rr 1 Box 43, Corsica, SD 57328

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2453Y , Serial Number: 17249753, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Corsica Imp Inc, C/O Noteboom Imp Inc / 525 S Highway 281, Corsica, SD 57328
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5487F , Serial Number: 28-7715141, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Evan L Baas, 38518 271st St, Corsica, SD 57328


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Corsica, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3180.2 years
William1482.4 years
Henry1386.9 years
Gertrude1182.5 years
Jennie1188.7 years
Nellie1183.2 years
Gerrit975.4 years
Herman978.0 years
Peter880.1 years
Anna886.1 years
Most common last names in Corsica, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vandenhoek1878.4 years
Menning1583.1 years
Beukelman1280.7 years
Devries1280.6 years
Plooster1282.1 years
Muilenburg1074.4 years
Deboer976.4 years
Ligtenberg979.0 years
Schrank881.5 years
Olivier884.0 years

Corsica on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #22 (57328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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