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Burglary By The Numbers

CREATED BY: BURGLARY AUTHORITY SAFES BY THE NUMBERS By the FBI's latest estimate, there are approximately 14.16 2,222,196 On average, that's a burglary every 14.16 seconds, or burglaries annually in the United States. January 17 per day. Residential burglaries account for 70.3% of them. Nationwide, that's 731 burglaries per 100,000 people. According to FBI records, there were 308,479 arrests for burglary in 2008, for an arrest rate of 13%. STATING THE FACTS: BURGLARY RATE (2008, per 100,000 residents) 85% North Carolina New Hampshire 337 85% of burglars are male, and most attack between 10 AM and 3 PM... New York 10 3 1,201 326 The average person reads at approximately 300 words per minute; as you've been reading, another home was just burglarized. .and last about 90 seconds. The items most frequently reported stolen: Average dollar loss per burglary: $2,079 Cash .that's 4.1% of the median household yearly income ($50,303), but only Jewelry .000693% Firearms of the largest nonmilitary heist in history. In 1990, 13 paintings were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, with a combined (unadjusted) value of over $300 MILLION. Electronics Silver Sources: US Census Statistical Abstract ( Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Report 2008 ( Washington Post CREATED BY: AUTHORITY SAFES $50,303 61011

Burglary By The Numbers

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How safe is your home? The FBI says over 2.2 million burglaries happen annually. Get the latest information to protect yourself and family


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