GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Car Break-Ins Statistics in 2024

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"Approximately 25% of car break-ins result in some form of vehicle damage beyond the theft."

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"In large parking lots, break-ins are more likely to happen to cars parked at the edges rather than in central locations."

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"Over 50% of car break-ins occur in residential areas, not commercial districts."

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"Of the cars broken into, only 13% result in an arrest."

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"Public awareness campaigns reduce car break-ins by about 15% in heavily targeted areas."

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"Mobile electronics (phones, GPS systems) are the most commonly stolen items in car break-ins."

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"In 2019, there were over 721,000 vehicle thefts in the United States."

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"Nearly 30% of car break-ins are reported by owners living in urban environments."

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"The most common time for car break-ins is between 10 PM and 4 AM."

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"Car break-ins peak during the summer months."

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"Vehicle contents are targeted in 85% of all break-ins, with stereos and airbags being popular items."

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"A car is broken into every 43 seconds on average in the United States."

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"Rental cars are more frequently targeted for break-ins than privately owned cars."

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"Using visible anti-theft devices can reduce the likelihood of a break-in by up to 50%."

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"It is estimated that car break-ins cost the United States nearly $1.4 billion annually."

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"About 40% of all stolen vehicles had no visible anti-theft devices."

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"California experiences the highest number of car break-ins amongst U.S. states."

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"The average value of items stolen during a car break-in is about $620."

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"80% of car thefts occur when the vehicle is unlocked."

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"Approximately 1 in 5 motor vehicles are subject to a break-in within their lifespan."

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