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Yankton has the 1983rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Yankton is part of the Sioux Falls metro area. Unemployment in the Sioux Falls area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Sioux Falls has the 126th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Yankton is below average at $41,620, and the median cost of a home in Yankton is $123,800, which is below the national average. 28% of workers in Yankton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Yankton. 81% of Yankton workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Yankton spend an average of 11 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation - Yankton Local Office

3113 Spruce Street
Suite 124
Yankton, SD 57078-5320