Yankton County SD Information


Yankton County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yankton County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 88th
Population Density1 # 4 95th
Diversity Index2 # 26 62nd
Median Household Income # 14 80th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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Yankton County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 22,823
Population in Households 20,558
Population in Familes 16,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,265
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 9,068
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 5,597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,098 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,970 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 894 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $127,824
Average Home Value $163,882


Median Household Income $50,768
Average Household Income $64,846
Per Capita Income $25,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.42%
Households 0.79% 0.63%
Families 0.52% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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