Livability Score

75
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Cyber cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (2) F
AMC Classic Yankton 5
Cinema
Riverside Park Amphitheatre
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (10) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
KFC Tavo Bell
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
O'Malley's Irish Pub
Bar
Walnut Tavern
Bar
Ben's Brewing Company
Bar
Culver's
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Riverfront Event Center
Community Centre
Groceries (3) F
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Yankton Discount Grocery Store
Grocery Store
Parks (12) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Fantle Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Tripp Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Crockett Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Westside Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Riverside Park
Park
Shops (13) F
Kopetsky's Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Verizon
Electronics
Head 2 Heels
Fashion
B-Dazzled Downtown Salon and Spa
Hairdresser
Lisa's Fashions
Clothing
Yankton Antique Mall
Furniture
Kline's Jewelry
Fashion
Fish-N-Stuff
Pets
Style n File
Hairdresser
Legacy Studio
Beauty
Bookstore
Books
Menards
Home Improvement
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in Yankton.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.3%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Yankton is 88/100 - which is 1% lower than South Dakota.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime C-

Yankton crime rates are 2,992 per 100k, which is 42% higher than South Dakota
Property Crime
2,592 crimes per 100k
D+
Violent Crime
400 crimes per 100k
C
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employment B-

The median income in Yankton is $54,278 - which is 4% higher than South Dakota.
Med. Household Income
$54,278
D-
Unemployment Rate
0.6%
A+
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health A

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
D-
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Yankton Fire Department
Fire Station
Yankton Police Department
Police
Yankton Family Dentistry
Dentist
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
Hospital
Yankton Rexall Drug
Pharmacy
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Yankton home prices are $155,000 - which is 6% higher than South Dakota
Home Price
$155,000
F
Home Appreciation Rate
18%
B-
Home Affordability
2.9x (home price to income ratio)
A
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schools C

The Yankton graduation rate is 84% - which is 3% lower than South Dakota
School Test Scores
53%
D
High School Grad. Rates
84%
D+
Elementary Schools (8) A
Stewart Elementary - 05
Yankton Middle School - 02
Missouri Valley Christian Academy
Beadle Elementary - 03
Lincoln Elementary - 04
Webster Elementary - 06
Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart Middle School - 02
High Schools (1) F
Yankton High School - 01
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ratings A+

Yankton has an overall rating of 92% from 5 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (4)
From AreaVibes
B
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Yankton Area Facts

  • Yankton has a Livability Score of 75/100, which is considered excellent
  • Yankton crime rates are 42% higher than the South Dakota average
  • Cost of living in Yankton is 1% lower than the South Dakota average
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Yankton; A Community City 5 rating By Anonymous ( May 23, 2018) Yankton South Dakota is a great location to be in. I love that there is always something going on in this city. The community atmosphere speaks out to be one of the strongest attributes of this city. I love this city.

There is never a lack of things to do in this city. In the
...Read More summer time, the city if Yankton, South Dakota never sleeps. With the local amenities that are available for families, there are a lot of things for families. The aquarium as well as the recreation areas offer different activities for your family.

Housing here is comparable to all of the other housing in the Midwestern states. It is a highly sought after location in the state of South Dakota. The community here is always active. People are friendly and the moral of the entire city is great. I love this city and it is a great place to stay busy and raise a family. Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Yankton? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Fantle Memorial Park
Unknown Name
Tripp Park
Unknown Name
Crockett Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

AMC Classic Yankton 5
Riverside Park Amphitheatre

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Dairy Queen
Wendy's
KFC Tavo Bell
Arby's
Burger King
O'Malley's Irish Pub
Walnut Tavern

F Commute

Is public transit available in Yankton? Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in Yankton.
Drive to Work
84%

8% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
3%

equal to the US average

A Health & Safety

Is Yankton a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

Pharmacies

Yankton Rexall Drug
Walgreens

Doctors

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