Yankton County SD Information


Yankton County Subdivisions

Yankton County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,681
Daytime Population: Workers 13,989
Daytime Population: Residents 9,851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,840
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 20,767
Population in Familes 16,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,914
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $54,490
Average Household Income $71,767
Per Capita Income $29,175


Total Housing Units 10,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,193 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,825 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,003 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $147,403
Average Home Value $186,570


Total Households 9,018
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,572
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.35%
Households 0.39% 0.37%
Families 0.24% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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, 2017 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 Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 25 64th
Median Household Income # 11 85th
Per Capita Income # 20 71st

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