Nevada Home Security Systems
Nevada's violent crime rate is higher than the national average by around 22%, and the state's nonviolent crime rate is higher by approximately 23%. Burglary rates in Nevada exceed the national average by around 20%. In Nevada, one burglary occurs on average every 26 minutes, according to CityRating.com and NV.us.*
The good news is that the number of burglaries in Nevada in 2011 (20,309), was down by 8.6% from the 2010 figure of 22,223. Burglaries in Nevada make up 23% of all offenses, and accounted for a total of $70,195,586 in stolen items. Residential burglaries accounted for $49,559,117 in losses; an average of over $3,700 in losses per residential burglary.
In 2011, 2,230 burglaries were cleared, for a clearance rate of just under 11%. Some 36% of residential burglaries in Nevada in 2011 occurred from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. while 2,390 burglaries occurred from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., and 6,147 occurred at unknown times.