Home Security Facts and Statistics

Last updated: March 23, 2020

Burglary Facts

FBI reported that there were 1,230,149 burglaries in 2018 plus approximately 1.5 million burglaries go unreported every year according to the Department Of Justice. That’s 1 burglary per 50 properties, 1 burglary every 10.5 seconds. (2019 FBI and DOJ crime reports will be available at a later date in 2020).

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Sources: FBI UCR 2018, BJS Criminal Victimization (Table 4), BJS Crime and Drug Data, BJS National Crime Victimization Survey

Hate Crime Facts

Hate crime surged 8% in 2018 and it’s expected to spike even higher in 2019. In 2018, law enforcement agencies participated in the Hate Crime Statistics Program reported 7,120 hate crime incidents involving 8,496 offenses. (2019 FBI hate crime report will be available at a later date in 2020).
Hate Crime

Source: FBI UCR Hate Crime Statistics 2018

Fire Facts

U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1.3 million fires in 2018. 499,000 fires were home structure fires causing 3,655 civilian deaths, 15,200 civilian injuries, and $25.6 billion in property damage (this figure includes $12.4 billion in losses from major California wildfires).

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Sources: NFPA Fire Statistics, USFA Statistics

Carbon Monoxide and Flooding Facts

Carbon monoxide (CO), an odorless, colorless gas can cause sudden illness and death, is produced any time a fossil fuel is burned.

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Sources: CDC, FEMA

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Sources: Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2016 Uniform Crime Report. Simon Hakim, Temple University. International Association of Chiefs of Police. National Fire Protection Association. National Safety Council. Journal of the American Medical Association.
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