21% Have Had Home Broken Into

At some point in their lives, 21% of American adults report that someone has broken into their home. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that this total includes 31% of Black Americans, 28% of Hispanics, and 19% of white adults (see crosstab results).

Twenty-four percent (24%) of urban residents have experienced a break-in. So have 21% of suburban adults and 19% of those who live in rural areas.

Ninety-five percent (95%) of voters always lock their doors when they leave home. Thirty-one percent (31%) have a home security system and 17% have a doorbell camera.

Thirty-seven percent (37%) of suburban residents have home security systems. So do 30% of urban residents and 20% of rural residents.

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The national survey of 1,121 Adults was conducted March 11-12, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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