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|Yankton County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
533 sq mi (1,380 km²)
522 sq mi (1,352 km²)
11 sq mi (28 km²), 2.08%
41/sq mi (16/km²)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,379 km² (533 sq mi). 1,351 km² (522 sq mi) of it is land and 29 km² (11 sq mi) of it (2.08%) is water. It is bordered by the Missouri River.
The county is divided into nine townships: Gayville, Jamesville, Marindahl, Mayfield, Mission Hill, Turkey Valley, Utica, Volin, Walshtown; and two areas of unorganized territory: Southeast Yankton and West Yankton.
Adjacent Counties Edit
- Turner County - northeast
- Clay County - east
- Cedar County - southeast
- Knox County - southwest
- Bon Homme County - west
- Hutchinson County - northwest
As of the census² of 2000, there were 21,652 people, 8,187 households, and 5,403 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (42/sq mi). There were 8,840 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (17/sq mi).
There were 8,187 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 29.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.30 males.
The racial makeup of the county is 95.10% White, 1.16% African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 1.82% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Cities and Towns Edit
|Cities and Towns By 2000 Census Population|
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