Non-Residential Burglary Falls 6.6 Percent
In 2010, there were an estimated 2,159,878 total burglaries — a decrease of 2.0 percent when compared with 2009 data. Of those burglaries in which the location was known/reported (based on 1,897,963 burglaries), 74 percent occurred at residences and 26 percent at non-residences. Burglaries at non-residences fell significantly, by 6.6 percent compared with 2009. The average dollar value of property taken was $2,137 during residential burglaries and $2,070 during non-residential burglaries.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, “Uniform Crime Reports: Crime in the United States, 2010.”