Statistic Yankton South Dakota National
Population 14,619 884,659 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,703 12 91
Median age 41.3 36.8 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 56% 59% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 44% 44% 43%
Speak English 95% 94% 79%
Speak Spanish 4% 2% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Yankton is 14089% higher than South Dakota
  • The median age in Yankton is 12% higher than South Dakota
  • In Yankton 88.54% of the population is White
  • In Yankton 1.96% of the population is Black
  • In Yankton 0.18% of the population is Asian

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      Yankton population breakdown by race

      Race Yankton South Dakota National
      White 88.54% 84.77% 73.35%
      Black 1.96% 1.65% 12.63%
      Asian 0.18% 1.33% 5.22%
      American Indian 3.88% 8.72% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.00% 0.04% 0.18%
      Mixed race 4.71% 2.61% 3.06%
      Other race 0.73% 0.88% 4.75%
      In Yankton, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Yankton, SD demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).