Oregon Home Security Systems
In Oregon, the state violent crime rate is lower than the national violent crime rate by just over 18%. However, the property crime rate in Oregon is higher than the national average by just over 48%, according to Oregon.gov and CityRating.com.*
In 2009, 19,818 burglaries were reported in Oregon, and of these, 13,297 were residential. That averages out to a little more than 36 residential burglaries in the state every day. When all burglaries (residential and nonresidential) are considered, there is an average of one burglary in the state of Oregon every 26.5 minutes.
Losses from Oregon residential burglaries alone in 2009 were $25,320,472. That averages out to just over $1,900 in losses per burglary. If you have ever been a burglary victim, you know that the dollar value of items lost in a burglary is only part of the story. Sometimes burglars make off with personally significant items, such as inherited jewelry or family silver.