Living in Yankton, SD

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Yankton SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Yankton, SD Crime Report

454
Total Crimes
3,126.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.71%
Above National Average

Yankton, SD Cost Of Living

86
Yankton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Yankton, South Dakota Info Snack

Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 14,454 at the 2010 census. Yankton is the principal city of the Yankton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the entirety of Yankton County, and which had an estimated population of 22,702 as of July 1, 2015.
Population
14,577
Unemployment
2.7%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$140,500
Median Income
$45,965
Median Rent
$591

Yankton, SD Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

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Map Of Yankton, SD

Population over time in Yankton

Year Population % Change
2017 14,577 0.3%
2016 14,529 -0.4%
2015 14,585 0.4%
2014 14,531 0.1%
2013 14,513 0.3%
2012 14,475 0.3%
2011 14,430 0.6%
2010 14,351 0.8%
2009 14,243 -
Crime/100k Yankton SD USA
Violent Crime 516.4 404.7 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.4 5.0
Robbery 6.9 29.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 399.4 304.0 246.8
Property Crime 2609.7 1728.7 2199.5
Burglary 213.5 291.4 376.0
Larceny 2217.2 1264.5 1594.6
Car Theft 179.0 172.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Yankton

White
87.0% (12,687)
African American
2.2% (321)
American Indian
3.8% (547)
Asian
0.3% (39)
Hawaiian
0.1% (15)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (354)
Hispanic
4.2% (614)
Race Yankton SD USA
White 87.0% 82.2% 61.1%
African American 2.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 3.8% 8.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.2% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Yankton, South Dakota

Less than $10,000
6.4% (93,004)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (90,200)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (185,776)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (177,363)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (239,289)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (260,787)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (156,098)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (156,799)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (38,790)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (59,588)
Income Yankton SD USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 9.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 19.5% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 14.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 13.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 3.9% 7.0%

Gender in Yankton

Female
48.6% (7,085)
Male
51.4% (7,492)
Gender Yankton SD USA
Female 48.6% 49.6% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 50.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yankton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (291)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,020)
High School / GED
31.0% (4,518)
Some College
19.0% (2,769)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,311)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,915)
Master's Degree
9.0% (1,311)
Professional Degree
2.0% (291)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (145)
Education Yankton SD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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