Yankton, SD Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
461
Total Crimes
3,129.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.36%
Above National Average
52 out of 59
In South Dakota
7,960 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Yankton, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Yankton is 3,129.7 per 100,000 people. That's 26.36% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 44.23% higher than the South Dakota total crime rate of 2,170.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Yankton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

How Does Yankton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Yankton
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 461 3,129.7 2,170.0 2,476.7
Murder 1 6.8 1.9 5.0
Robbery 2 13.6 22.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 63 427.7 302.5 250.2
Violent Crime 86 583.8 399.0 366.7
Burglary 33 224.0 299.1 340.5
Larceny 301 2,043.4 1,273.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 41 278.3 198.5 219.9
Property Crime 375 2,545.8 1,771.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Yankton

86.0
Violent Crimes
583.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
59.22%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 171.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Yankton each year. That compares to a 1 in 250.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Yankton is 583.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 59.22% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 46.32% higher than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 399.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Yankton

375.0
Property Crimes
2,545.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
20.66%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 39.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Yankton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Yankton is 2,545.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 20.66% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 43.75% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,771.0 per 100,000 people.

Yankton Crime Compared To South Dakota Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in South Dakota.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Yankton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tea, SD 5,898 104 1,763.3 1,627.7 135.6
Canton, SD 3,521 71 2,016.5 1,675.7 340.8
Lennox, SD 2,476 16 646.2 444.3 201.9
Plainview, NE 1,189 7 588.7 588.7 0.0
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