The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Yankton, SD. These figures on reported criminal activity in Yankton, SD, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Yankton, SD is 43% higher than the average of the whole of the state of South Dakota, and when compared with the national average, is 21% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Yankton, SD has 21% lower than violent crime rate than South Dakota average, while remaining 15% lower than the national average. In property crime, Yankton, SD is 57% higher than the average of South Dakota and is 27% higher than the national average.