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Yankton is a city in Yankton County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sioux tribe.
The latitude of Yankton is 42.871N. The longitude is -97.396W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,440.
Wild Bill Hickok's killer, Jack McCall, was tried and hung here in 1877.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Yankton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yankton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57078 ZIP code.
36% of Yankton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yankton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yankton was $17,954, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Yankton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Yankton include Yankton College Historic District, Yankton Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Yankton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Libraries in Yankton include Yankton Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Yankton include Yankton Press & Dakotan
Yankton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yankton political report.
The average commute time for Yankton workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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