Yankton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Yankton, SD

General Yankton Information

State: South Dakota

County: Yankton County

Close cities: Gayville, SD, Tabor, SD, Mission Hill, SD, Utica, SD, Volin, SD

Yankton Population (census data)
Total 13,643 (+1.2% since 2000)
Male 6,687 (49.0%)
Female 6,956 (51.0%)

Population Density: 1,758 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.0 (US Avg is 100)

Yankton Elevation: 1,205 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 7.76 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,634

Zip Codes: 57078, and 57079.

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Yankton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (42.0%)
  • Norwegian (13.4%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • Czech (8.7%)
  • English (5.9%)
  • Danish (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 276 people (2.0%)
  • Europe (33.3%)
  • Asia (33.3%)
  • Latin America (33.3%)

Local Yankton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: Creighton University, University of Nebraska

Yankton School Information

High Schools
Yankton High School (1801 Summit, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)
Middle Schools
Yankton Middle School (2000 Mulberry, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)
Elementary Schools
Beadle Elementary (1214 Mulberry, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)
Lincoln Elementary (815 Locust, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)
Stewart Elementary (208 W 21st Street, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)
Webster Elementary (317 E 7th Street, Yankton, SD, 57078 - Yankton School District 63-3 District)

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