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A+ Yankton Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Yankton Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than South Dakota
8614% less expensive than the US average
South Dakota
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Yankton cost of living
C- Yankton Crime Total crime is 47% higher than South Dakota
Total crime
3,12621% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3221% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Yankton crime
D+ Yankton Employment Household income is 21% lower than South Dakota
Median household income
$41,17426% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,03313% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%50% lower than the US average
Yankton employment
D+ Yankton Housing Home value is 13% lower than South Dakota
Median home value
$127,60031% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$58039% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Yankton real estate or Yankton rentals
D Yankton Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than South Dakota
High school grad. rates
84%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
45%9% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Yankton K-12 schools or Yankton colleges

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Yankton; A Community City

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 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.
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Source: The Yankton, SD data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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