Washington Home Security Systems
The rate of violent crimes in the state of Washington is lower than the national average, but the rate of property crimes in Washington is higher than the national average – a whopping 50% above average, according to data from 2009 from CityRating.com and WA-State-OFM.us.*
In 2010, there were 54,833 burglaries reported in Washington, which averages out to about 150 burglaries per day statewide. This rate is about 10% higher than the U.S. average. The good news is that crime rates overall are falling nationwide over the past decade, and have fallen in the state of Washington as well. Furthermore, there are many things that Washington residents can do to help protect themselves, their families, and their homes from burglary.