Yankton is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 15,453 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Yankton is the seventh largest community in South Dakota.
Unlike some cities, Yankton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Yankton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yankton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yankton who work in sales jobs (11.24%), office and administrative support (11.06%), and healthcare (10.76%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.60 minutes getting to work every day.
The overall education level of Yankton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.14% of adults in Yankton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Yankton in 2018 was $31,615, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,460 for a family of four. However, Yankton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Yankton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yankton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yankton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Yankton include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Yankton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.