Yankton, South Dakota Population 2018

Yankton, South Dakota's estimated population is 14,516 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Yankton, South Dakota is the 7th largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1706.05 people/mi² (658.71 people/km²), with a household density of 286.52 people/km² (742.08 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 39.1 years, 36.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 6,314 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%, with a median rent of $580/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $127,600.

The median income for households in Yankton, South Dakota is $41,174, while the mean household income is $59,890. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201714,516-15-0.10%
201614,531-6-0.04%
201514,537-10-0.07%
201414,54730.02%
201314,544170.12%
201214,527330.23%
201114,494260.18%
201014,4689400.67%
200013,5288250.63%
199012,7036920.56%
198012,011920.08%
197011,9192,6402.54%
19609,2791,5701.87%
19507,7099111.27%
19406,7987261.14%
19306,0721,0481.91%
19205,0241,2372.87%
19103,787-338-0.85%
19004,1254551.18%
18903,6702390.68%
18803,4310.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,163
American Indian and Alaska Native471
Black or African American439
Two or More Races309
Asian117
Some Other Race66
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Yankton Sd Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Yankton Sd Median Age

39.1


Total

36.3


Male

42.7


Female

Yankton Sd Adults

There are 11,449 adults, (2,596 of which are seniors) in Yankton Sd.

Yankton Sd Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yankton Sd Sex Ratio

Female

6,872

47.12%

Male

7,713

52.88%

Yankton Sd Households and Families

Yankton Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yankton Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All57.9%42.1%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Female33.6%66.4%
Male33.5%66.5%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yankton Sd Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0022.1957.9
Non Family2,6201.2240.1
Married2,5962.9383.1
Female5922.7933.6
Male1943.4633.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yankton Sd Households

Yankton Sd Education

Yankton Sd Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3453.45%
9th to 12th Grade5405.41%
High School Graduate3,12631.29%
Some College2,18621.88%
Associates Degree8118.12%
Bachelors Degree2,01620.18%
Graduate Degree9659.66%

Yankton Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8428,2102,869
Black36733336
Hispanic34129337
Native American2391299
Asian1176939
Multiple Races11387
Other Race6654
Islander2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 33.33%.

Yankton Sd Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,417$31,029$25,595
Less Than High School$23,826$21,615$25,205
High School Grad$23,834$25,139$23,088
Some College$23,036$30,824$20,115
Bachelors Degree$40,017$47,768$39,294
Graduate Degree$50,403$54,485$41,354

$27,417

Average Earnings

$31,029

Average Male

$25,595

Average Female

Yankton Sd Language

Yankton Sd Language by Age

Yankton Sd Language

93.47% of Yankton Sd residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Yankton Sd Poverty

Yankton Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0581,77014.68%
Native42819846.26%
Black26814654.48%
Multiple27711842.60%
Hispanic37010227.57%
Asian88910.23%
Other12650.00%

17.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.64%

Male Poverty Rate

20.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yankton Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yankton Sd is Black, with 54.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yankton Sd is Asian, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.27%.

Yankton Sd Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.24%
High School17.73%
Some College13.91%
Bachelors or Greater8.85%

Yankton Sd Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.00%
Male Employed13.93%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Unemployed4.19%

Yankton Sd Income

Yankton Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,174$59,890
Families$57,336$73,857
Married Families$70,327$
Non Families$22,959$40,789

Yankton Sd Marital Status

Yankton Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Yankton Sd Married by Age and Sex

Yankton Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Yankton Sd Marital Status by Race

Yankton Sd Veterans

Yankton Sd Veterans by War

1,122

Number of Veterans

1,021

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam368
Korea254
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War120
World War II36

Yankton Sd Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+354
65 to 74298
35 to 54243
55 to 64152
18 to 3475

Yankton Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,07310.36%
2 or More3326.19%
Hispanic215.12%
Indian82.23%
Black82.05%

Yankton Sd Veterans by Education

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yankton Sd Employment Status

Yankton Sd Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Yankton Sd Employment by Race

Yankton Sd Employment by Education

Yankton Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.61%

Born in South Dakota

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Yankton Sd residents were born in the United States, with 64.61% having been born in South Dakota. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.