Yankton, South Dakota Population 2019

Yankton, South Dakota's estimated population is 14,700 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 1727.67 people/mi² (667.06 people/km²).

The overall median age is 41.4 years, 40.2 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 6,462 households in the city, with an average size of 2.11 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.2%, with a median rent of $592/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $137,600.

The median income for households in Yankton, South Dakota is $41,727, while the mean household income is $64,188.

Yankton Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yankton Sd was:

  • White: 90.09%
  • Native American: 2.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
LatLng(42.8711, -97.3973)
Rank in State7th
StateSouth Dakota
CountyYankton County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)22.04 (8.51 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.62 (0.24 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID4673060
Density (km²)667.06
Density (mi²)1,727.67
Area Code(s)605
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201814,7001621.11%
201714,538-12-0.08%
201614,550140.10%
201514,536-4-0.03%
201414,54030.02%
201314,537120.08%
201214,525340.23%
201114,491260.18%
201014,4659370.67%
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
White13,089
American Indian and Alaska Native417
Black or African American394
Two or More Races382
Asian146
Some Other Race84
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Yankton Sd Population Pyramid 2019

Yankton Sd Median Age

41.4


Total

40.2


Male

43.2


Female

Yankton Sd Adults

There are 11,527 adults, (2,695 of whom are seniors) in Yankton Sd.

Yankton Sd Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Yankton Sd Sex Ratio

Female

7,044

48.48%

Male

7,485

51.52%

Yankton Sd Households and Families

Yankton Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yankton Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All56.8%43.2%
Male47%53%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female35.2%64.8%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2062.1156.8
Non Family2,7371.1937.6
Married2,7072.8481.6
Female5772.5935.2
Male1853.6547

2.81

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yankton Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3813.78%
9th to 12th Grade5705.65%
High School Graduate3,02730.01%
Some College2,17221.53%
Associates Degree8598.52%
Bachelors Degree1,95819.41%
Graduate Degree1,12011.10%

Yankton Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9658,2562,941
Black33131930
Hispanic30923636
Native American18711311
Multiple Races17113317
Asian1469549
Other Race84425
Islander1717

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 asian people with a rate of 33.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,050$31,794$26,698
Less Than High School$26,484$30,594$25,079
High School Grad$23,310$21,925$24,029
Some College$24,555$31,030$21,320
Bachelors Degree$39,879$48,264$38,871
Graduate Degree$47,070$54,293$44,667

$30,050

Average Earnings

$31,794

Average Male

$26,698

Average Female

Yankton Sd Language

Yankton Sd Language by Age

Yankton Sd Language

93.42% of Yankton Sd residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Yankton Sd Poverty

Yankton Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0551,77314.71%
Native36517247.12%
Black22512153.78%
Multiple34110831.67%
Hispanic3609526.39%
Other381950.00%
Asian134107.46%

16.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yankton Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yankton Sd is Black, with 53.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yankton Sd is Asian, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.51%
High School16.23%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater9.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed13.50%
Male Employed12.38%
Female Employed10.95%

Yankton Sd Income

Yankton Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,727$64,188
Families$58,422$79,646
Married Families$68,346-
Non Families$24,798$43,744

Yankton Sd Marital Status

Yankton Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Yankton Sd Marital Status by Race

Yankton Sd Veterans

1,170

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam467
Korea212
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War101
World War II39

Yankton Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08210.39%
2 or More6634.74%
Indian134.35%
Black92.57%
Hispanic61.51%

Yankton Sd Veterans by Education

10.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yankton Sd Employment Status

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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

63.20%

Born in South Dakota

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.76% of Yankton Sd residents were born in the United States, with 63.20% having been born in South Dakota. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.