Yankton County, South Dakota Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,0970.00%
18808,3906,293300.10%
189010,4442,05424.48%
190012,6492,20521.11%
191013,1354863.84%
192015,2332,09815.97%
193016,5891,3568.90%
194016,7251360.82%
195016,804790.47%
196017,5517474.45%
197019,0391,4888.48%
198018,952-87-0.46%
199019,2523001.58%
201022,4363,18416.54%
201122,500640.29%
201222,584840.37%
201322,641570.25%
201422,676350.15%
201522,68260.03%
201622,649-33-0.15%
201722,682330.15%
201822,759770.34%
201922,814550.24%
202022,869550.24%
202122,924550.24%
202222,979550.24%
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Yankton County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,68990.96%
Black or African American3481.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native7423.26%
Asian340.15%
Some Other Race1180.52%
Two or More Races8153.58%
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Yankton County, South Dakota Population by Race

Yankton County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Yankton County, South Dakota Median Age

42


Total

41.5


Male

42.9


Female

Yankton County, South Dakota Adults

There are 17,933 adults, (4,312 of whom are seniors) in Yankton County, South Dakota.

Yankton County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Yankton County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

11,004

48.38%

Male

11,742

51.62%

Yankton County, South Dakota Population by Age

Yankton County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yankton County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All69.4%30.6%
Male68.9%31.1%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female38.9%61.1%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yankton County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5582.1969.4
Married4,8142.8186.7
Male4603.4268.9
Female5122.7738.9
Non Family3,7721.1851.6

2.77

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Yankton County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5343.36%
9th to 12th Grade9846.19%
High School Graduate5,11632.21%
Some College3,28020.65%
Associates Degree1,73110.90%
Bachelors Degree2,39115.05%
Graduate Degree1,84811.63%
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Yankton County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yankton County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,32013,2984,035
Hispanic618326114
Asian34206
Native American40025345
Black20516818
Other Race118196
2+ Races47331421

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%.

Yankton County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,969$43,661$31,246
Less Than 9th Grade$28,891$32,109$26,051
High School Graduate$32,171$37,386$27,155
Some College$34,345$43,000$26,536
Bachelors Degree$47,248$58,333$42,959
Graduate Degree$54,890$67,386$51,484

$37,969

Average Earnings

$43,661

Average Male

$31,246

Average Female

Yankton County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yankton County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Yankton County, South Dakota Language

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.

Yankton County, South Dakota Language

Yankton County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native63544369.76%
Black1972512.69%
Multiple6927110.26%
Asian2229.09%
White19,1191,5197.94%
Other47NaN%
Hispanic955767.96%

9.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.35%

Male Poverty Rate

12.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yankton County, South Dakota

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%.

Yankton County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.20%
High School9.36%
Some College3.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%

Yankton County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.77%
Male Unemployed13.89%
Female Employed4.96%
Female Unemployed43.40%

Yankton County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yankton County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,878$78,115
Families$77,707$95,677
Married Families$84,035-
Non Families$37,006$48,416
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Income by Household Type

Yankton County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Yankton County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Yankton County, South Dakota 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 County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Yankton County, South Dakota Marital Status

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1,826

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War384
First Gulf War322
Vietnam659
Korea170
World War II89

Yankton County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34186
35 to 54442
55 to 64175
65 to 74570
75+453

Yankton County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,66010.12%
Black257.81%
Native American6312.26%
2+ Races7815.20%

Yankton County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Yankton County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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6.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yankton County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Yankton County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Yankton County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Yankton County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.71%

Born in Yankton County, South Dakota

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Yankton County, South Dakota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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