Yankton, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 14,591 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 7,563  (51.8%)
Females: 7,028  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57078.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,239 (it was $31,843 in 2000)
Yankton:

$48,239
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,958 (it was $17,954 in 2000)

Yankton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,885 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Yankton:

$124,885
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $141,722; Detached houses: $145,588; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,041; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,729; Mobile homes: $19,452

Median gross rent in 2012: $516.

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  • White alone - 12,918 (87.6%)
  • Hispanic - 583 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 473 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 462 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 167 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 168 (1.1%)

Races in Yankton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yankton: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.6%), Norwegian (10.2%), Irish (8.5%), Czech (6.0%), English (5.0%), Swedish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 1/8/1869

Elevation: 1205 feet

Land area: 7.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,880 people per square mile   (low).

Yankton,SD real estate house value index trend

Yankton, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Yankton:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yankton city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

309 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia).

This city:  2.1%
South Dakota:  2.6%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Yankton, South Dakota as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Yankton to the number of sex offenders is 428 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,983 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,709 (1.5%)

Yankton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (56.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (132.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (501.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Aten, NE (1.9 miles) , Mission Hill, SD (2.5 miles) , St. Helena, NE (2.9 miles) , Utica, SD (2.9 miles) , Gayville, SD (3.3 miles ), Crofton, NE (3.4 miles ), Volin, SD (3.5 miles ), Fordyce, NE (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $145,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,846 (+26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,889 (81.9%)

Area code: 605

Yankton household income distribution Yankton home values distribution

Crime rates in Yankton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000010011010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.07.40.00.07.27.30.06.80.0
Rapes 12151314513104441219
per 100,000 82.8110.695.3103.736.995.772.329.029.328.982.0129.0
Robberies 112212341022
per 100,000 6.97.414.714.87.414.721.729.07.30.013.713.6
Assaults 15131516131415171271821
per 100,000 103.595.9110.0118.595.9103.1108.5123.187.850.6123.0142.6
Burglaries 544234363559355460414057
per 100,000 372.5309.8249.3266.7258.2434.5253.2391.2439.2296.4273.4387.0
Thefts 340306322303288308249280285309302378
per 100,000 2345.52256.82360.92244.92124.52268.21801.52028.32086.42234.12064.32566.5
Auto thefts 2520199789101282118
per 100,000 172.5147.5139.366.751.658.965.172.487.857.8143.5122.2
Arson 000020100101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.014.80.07.20.00.07.20.06.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.0) 223.3234.3226.3225.5173.3228.1181.6185.8179.5148.4221.8276.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Yankton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
South Dakota average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,087 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Yankton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Yankton, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Yankton-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Yankton city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yankton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Yankton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 672.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 204.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Yankton center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yankton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yankton topographic map

Birthplace of: Vertexguy - Artist, Adam Vinatieri - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Dec 28, 1972), Dave Knudson (South Dakota) - SOUTH DAKOTA SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, Robert H. Warren - Air Force general, Charles Gemar - astronaut, Cleveland L. Abbott - Football coach, Harvey B. Dunn - Actor, Rachael Bella - Actor, Stephanie Winslow - Country singer, Frank Kloucek - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Yankton:

  • AVERA SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 501 SUMMIT)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Physician, provides emergency services, 2601 FOX RUN PARKWAY)
  • SD HUMAN SERVICES CTR-ADMIN BLDG (P O BOX 76)
  • AVERA SACRED HEART - YANKTON DIALYSIS (501 SUMMIT AVE)
  • YMC HOME CARE (1104 W 8TH ST PO BOX 706)
  • AVERA SR JAMES CARE CENTER/AVERA YANKTON CARE CENT (2111 WEST 11TH STREET)
  • SISTER JAMES NH (1000 W FOURTH ST)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA HUMAN SERVICES CENTER - GERIATRIC (3515 BROADWAY AVE PO BOX 7600)
  • YANKTON CARE CENTER (1212 WEST EIGHTH ST)

Airports located in Yankton:

Colleges/Universities in Yankton:

  • Mount Marty College (Full-time enrollment: 911; Location: 1105 W. 8th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtmc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Avera Sacred Heart Hospital (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 501 Summit; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.averasacredheart.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yankton:

  • University of South Dakota (about 25 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 49 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 57 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northeast Community College (about 58 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 60 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • South Dakota State University (about 105 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Buena Vista University (about 113 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high school in Yankton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Yankton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Yankton:

  • SACRED HEART MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 504 CAPITOL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY (Students: 212; Location: 1500 ST BENEDICT DR #200; Grades: PK - 4)
  • YANKTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 1700 BURLEIGH; Grades: KG - 3)
See full list of schools located in Yankton

Library in Yankton:

  • YANKTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $596,241; Location: 515 WALNUT; 63,914 books; 2,728 audio materials; 3,431 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 162 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Yankton: Yankton Plaza (A), Yankton Fire Department (B), Yankton City Hall (C), Yankton Community Library (D), Mother Jerome Schmitt Library (E), Yankton County Courthouse (F), Yankton County Emergency Medical Services (G), Lewis and Clark Specialty Hospital (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Yankton Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Yankton: Sacred Heart Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Garden of Memories Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Marne Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Yankton include: Fantle Memorial Park (1), Crockett Park (2), Tripp Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dakota Territorial Museum (610 Summit Street), Heritage Home (Historical Places & Services; 509 Pine Street), Karttrax Go-Kart & Family Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4908 West 8 Street), Casey Music CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1910 Summit Street), Southeast South Dakota Tourism Association (800 Mariner Lane).

Hotels: Super 8 Yankton SD (1603 E Highway 50), Broadway Inn (1210 Broadway Avenue), Lewis & Clark Recreation Area Resort Marina (43496 Shore Drive), Captain's Inn (517 Mulberry St), Star-Lite Inn Motel (Highway 52 On 4 Street), Star Brite Inn Motel (412 East 4th Street), Super 8 Motel (1705 East Sd Highway 50), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2607 Broadway Avenue), Yankton-Days Inn (2410 Broadway St).

Courts: South Dakota State - Circuit Court (5 Walnut), South Dakota State - Yankton- Court Service Dept-Probation (410 Walnut Street).

Yankton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yankton and their reported violations in the past:

TIMBERLAND PARK (Population served: 140, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2014, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
COUNTRY ACRES MHP (Population served: 70, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTHERN LIGHTS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 57, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.7% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.8% for American Indian residents, 3.4% for other race residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Yankton in 2010:

  • 864 people in federal prisons
  • 273 people in college/university student housing
  • 234 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 181 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Yankton in 2000:

  • 651 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 211 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Yankton, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Yankton compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Yankton (2011 data):

  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Yankton Branch at 110 Cedar Street, branch established on 1979/12/10; Yankton Branch at 2404 Broadway, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, headquarters in Mitchell, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation
  • Home Federal Bank: Yankton -- Hy--vee Branch at 2100 Broadway, branch established on 2001/03/20; Yankton Branch at 2408 North Broadway, branch established on 2006/12/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • First Dakota National Bank: at 225 Cedar Street, branch established on 1872/12/07; First Dakota North Branch at 2105 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1970/05/29. Info updated 2009/07/21: Bank assets: $846.4 mil, Deposits: $751.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Dakota Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Yankton Branch at 200 Cedar Street, branch established on 1886/01/01; Yankton North Branch at 1920 Broadway Ave, branch established on 1990/01/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank South Dakota: at 332 Broadway, branch established on 1962/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $419.7 mil, Deposits: $370.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Farmers and Merchants State Bank, Bloomfield, Nebraska: Yankton Branch at 89821 Highway 81, branch established on 2007/01/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, headquarters in Bloomfield, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Investments, Incorporated
  • BANK 360: Yankton Branch at 1101 Broadway Ave, branch established on 1955/07/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $39.9 mil, Deposits: $36.9 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Yankton, South Dakota:

  • Best Western Kelly Inn, 1607 E Hwy 50, Yankton, SD 57078 , Phone: (605) 665-2906, Fax: (605) 665-4318
  • Days Inn Of Yankton, 2410 Broadway, Yankton, SD 57078 , Phone: (605) 665-8717, Fax: (605) 665-8841
  • Lewis & Clark Resort, 43496 Shore Dr, Yankton, SD 57078 , Phone: (605) 665-2680, Fax: (605) 665-8613
  • Ramada Limited, 2118 Broadway, Yankton, SD 57078 , Phone: (605) 665-8053, Fax: (605) 665-8165
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2607 Broadway Ave, Yankton, SD 57078 , Phone: (605) 665-3177, Fax: (605) 665-3191
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Yankton, South Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Yankton travel time to work - commute Yankton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yankton city (based on Yankton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.28%
Here: 69.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents49.0%23.1%8.3%4.8%3.9%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%6.9%3.4%
NameBaptist General ConferenceAssemblies of GodReformed Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.5%1.2%4.1%
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%3.4%27.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Yankton County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yankton County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Yankton County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Yankton County:

27.1%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$40,888$49,0660$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,589$62,35610$7,062
Police Protection - Officers 26$114,422$52,8100$0
Police - Other 2$6,170$37,0201$177
Firefighters 2$11,196$67,1760$0
Streets and Highways 18$73,142$48,7610$0
Airports 2$7,616$45,6961$1,129
Health 1$2,896$34,7520$0
Solid Waste Management 11$34,255$37,3690$0
Sewerage 9$35,625$47,5002$724
Parks and Recreation 18$62,534$41,68943$9,933
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,314$57,2560$0
Water Supply 9$38,200$50,9330$0
Local Libraries 8$24,790$37,1855$3,545
Other and Unallocable 16$55,328$41,4961$547
Totals for Government 138$536,965$46,69363$23,117

Yankton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,761,000 ($257.76)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($6.72)
    General: $12,000 ($0.82)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,972,000 ($135.15)
    Police Protection: $1,812,000 ($124.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,135,000 ($77.79)
    General - Other: $954,000 ($65.38)
    Water Utilities: $950,000 ($65.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $831,000 ($56.95)
    Sewerage: $754,000 ($51.68)
    Libraries: $393,000 ($26.93)
    Corrections - Other: $340,000 ($23.30)
    Financial Administration: $334,000 ($22.89)
    Central Staff Services: $236,000 ($16.17)
    Fire Protection: $174,000 ($11.93)
    Air Transportation: $108,000 ($7.40)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($7.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($1.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,101,000 ($143.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,505,000 ($103.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $698,000 ($47.84)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($28.17)
    Police Protection: $186,000 ($12.75)
    Sewerage: $180,000 ($12.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($9.94)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($7.47)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($4.52)
    General Public Building: $25,000 ($1.71)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($1.17)
    Air Transportation: $16,000 ($1.10)
    Corrections - Other: $4,000 ($0.27)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,520,000 ($309.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Yankton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $25,000 ($1.71)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,448,000 ($167.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,191,000 ($81.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,016,000 ($69.63)
    All Other: $154,000 ($10.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $418,000 ($28.65)
    All Other: $109,000 ($7.47)
    Highways: $21,000 ($1.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,932,000 ($132.41)
    Property Sale Other: $402,000 ($27.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $344,000 ($23.58)
    Special Assessments: $37,000 ($2.54)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,460,000 ($100.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $625,000 ($42.83)
    Highways: $143,000 ($9.80)
    General Support: $113,000 ($7.74)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,151,000 ($353.03)
    Property: $1,754,000 ($120.21)
    NEC: $179,000 ($12.27)
    Motor Vehicle License: $50,000 ($3.43)

Yankton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $19,145,000 ($1312.11)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,604,000 ($1000.89)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,553,000 ($174.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,229,000 ($221.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,200,000 ($1247.34)
    Other, NEC: $12,252,000 ($839.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $945,000 ($64.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,676,000 ($114.87)

Yankton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $479,000 ($32.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,840,000 ($468.78)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,428,000 ($1400.04)

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.98% ($25,036 average AGI)
from Clay County, SD  0.57% ($24,571)
from Bon Homme County, SD  0.49% ($26,000)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.90% ($26,545 average AGI)
to Clay County, SD  0.48% ($34,585)
to Bon Homme County, SD  0.34% ($23,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yankton:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yankton:

  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • K220FV (91.9 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: PRAISE NETWORK, INC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • K204EO (88.7 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216EY (91.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Yankton:

  • K31DP (Channel 31; YANKTON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K21EN (Channel 21; YANKTON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Yankton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,386
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,847
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 53,626

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Yankton, SD
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Yankton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Yankton, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yankton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Yankton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Yankton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yankton, SD
Most common first names in Yankton, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10881.2 years
William10277.2 years
John10078.5 years
Anna7684.7 years
George7078.3 years
Robert6469.8 years
James6372.7 years
Frank6380.6 years
Charles6175.5 years
Joseph5978.1 years
Most common last names in Yankton, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7577.2 years
Anderson5879.3 years
Nelson5476.5 years
Jensen3676.2 years
Peterson3474.5 years
Smith3376.0 years
Huber2973.1 years
Miller2779.4 years
Olson2682.0 years
Christensen2679.7 years
Businesses in Yankton, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Slumberland1
Goodwill1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway2
Holiday Inn1Super 81
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture3Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
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