Yankton is a city located in Yankton County South Dakota. Yankton has a 2020 population of 14,852. Yankton is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,465 in 2010.
The average household income in Yankton is $67,728 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $155,000. The median age in Yankton is 41.2 years, 39.5 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yanktonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.96%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.44%.
94.85% of Yankton residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Yankton is Native, with 76.32% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Yankton is Multiple, with 6.70% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Yankton
97.15% of Yankton residents were born in the United States, with 60.48% having been born in South Dakota. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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