Yankton County, South Dakota's estimated population is 22,979 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yankton County, South Dakota is the 10th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 22,436 and has seen a growth of 2.42% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.86%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.18%.
95.13% of Yankton County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Yankton County, South Dakota is Native, with 69.76% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Yankton County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 7.96% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.
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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 County, South Dakota
97.36% of Yankton County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 62.71% having been born in South Dakota. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.