California Metros Among Top 10 for Package Theft
23 million Americans have had packages stolen from their doorsteps, including 11 million last year. The holidays are prime time for theft.
In California, the situation is even more bleak. A new report from SafeWise.com puts three of the top 10 metros for porch piracy in the Golden State.
The website analyzed FBI statistics and Google searches about stolen packages to develop its list of the leading metros for porch piracy.
1. San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, California
2. Salt Lake City, Utah
3. Portland, Oregon
4. Baltimore, Maryland
5. Seattle–Tacoma, Washington
6. Chicago, Illinois
7. Austin, Texas
8. Denver, Colorado
9. Los Angeles, California
10. Sacramento–Stockton-Modesto, California
List and data is compiled by SmartWise and does not reflect statistics on all U.S. or California cities.