Yankton Metro Area, South Dakota 

0 Reviews | Review This Place

United States / South Dakota / Yankton Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Health in Yankton Metro Area, South Dakota

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 330 physicians per 100,000 population in Yankton Metro Area. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Yankton Metro Area area is 98.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

98.7 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Yankton Metro Area area is 33 (100=best). The US average is 55.

33 / 100

Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.


SUPERFUND INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Yankton Metro Area area is 79 (100=best). The US average is 87.

79 / 100

The EPA's Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation's most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Yankton Metro Area commutes 15.1 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Yankton Metro Area area is 85 (100=best). The US average is 58.

85 / 100

This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

Air Quality Health Risk

Health Map
  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
Select Map Options
  • Physicians per Capita
  • Superfund Sites
  • Air Quality
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Yankton    0 Reviews

    Start Your Review of Yankton



    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Yankton Metro Area, South Dakota to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF YANKTON METRO AREA, SOUTH DAKOTA
    ZIP CODES IN YANKTON METRO AREA, SOUTH DAKOTA
    57078 57046 57031 57072 57067 57040

    NEW LISTINGS IN YANKTON
    $60,000
    Baycliffe Dr Lot 9
    Bed N/A | Bath 0

    $320,000
    30519-30525 Us Highway 81
    Bed 8 | Bath N/A

    $19,900
    S Ridgeway Dr S
    Bed N/A | Bath 0

    $99,900
    Starview Dr
    Bed N/A | Bath 0

    $33,900
    Tulip Ln Lot 55
    Bed N/A | Bath 0

    $65,000
    Baycliffe Dr Lot 8
    Bed N/A | Bath 0

    $182,325
    Lot 12
    Bed N/A | Bath 0


    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces