**Highlights. **Package thefts totaled **119 million** in 2023, equivalent to *one out of every **180* package deliveries.

- Collectively, Americans lost
**$13.4 billion**to package theft; the average stolen package was worth*$112.30*. **14%**or*1-in-7*Americans lost package deliveries to theft in 2022.**33%**of package theft victims have lost more than one parcel.- Suburban consumers are
**150%**more likely to be victimized than urban residents and*seven (7) times*more likely than rural dwellers.

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## Nationwide Package Theft Statistics

Factoring in lost or otherwise undelivered shipments, parcel theft volumes can be difficult to track.

- Over 35% of Americans had a package stolen in the past year.
- 75% of Americans who have had a package stolen in the past experienced package theft in the past year.
- 0.55% of package shipments were stolen in 2023.
- Shipping costs lost to package thefts totaled $1.09 billion in 2023.
- From 2021 to 2022, the share of packages stolen increased 25.0% year-over-year (YoY).
- During this time period, shipping costs lost to package theft increased 33.3%.
- 40% of package theft victims have more than one package stolen in the past 12 months.
- 29% of stolen packages were valued at over $100; 10% were worth over $200.
- Estimated financial losses from package theft grew 5% from 2022 to 2023.
- In 2023, 65% of Americans were more worried about package theft than in 2022; 50% of online consumers worry about package theft daily.

## Package Theft Statistics by Locale

Suburban Americans are more likely to experience package theft than urban or rural dwellers.

- In one year, suburbanites risk a 24.5% chance of parcel theft; 43% of package thefts are in suburbs.
- Urbanites are at a 9.80% risk of package theft (42% of all parcel thefts); rural living includes a 3.11% risk (14% of parcel thefts).
- Compared to the average American, suburban residents are 75.3% more likely to have packages stolen.
- Urbanites are 30.0% less likely to have packages stolen compared to the average American.
- The rural population is 77.8% less likely to experience package theft at least once over a 12-month period.
- Apartment residents are 34.1% more likely to have a package stolen than the average for all home types.

Rank | Worst Metros for Package Theft | % of Residents Using a Theft Deterrent |
---|---|---|

1 | Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA | 78% |

2 | Memphis, TN-MS-AR | 70% |

3 | San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA | 74% |

4 | Birmingham-Hoover, AL | 70% |

5 | Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO | 78% |

6 | Richmond, VA | 67% |

7 | Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX | 82% |

8 | Greenville-Anderson, SC | 73% |

9 | Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI | 70% |

10 | Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA | 67% |

## Package Theft Prevention Statistics

Consumers and delivery services can minimize the risk of package theft.

- The most common way consumers prevent package theft is to track the delivery process; 88% of online consumers monitor their packages en route.
- 57% of consumers remain at home to receive a package delivery.
- 46% of consumers have a camera to monitor package delivery.
- 43% of consumers request delivery alerts (via text or email).
- 20% of consumers have had their package delivered to an alternative address or pick-up point.
- 18% of online consumers do not take any precautions to prevent home package theft.
- 17% of consumers have neighbors bring packages inside for them when they are not home.
- Only 2% of online shoppers use a service that delivers packages inside their home, such as Amazon Key.
- Among consumers with home security systems for package delivery monitoring, the average cost for their system was $143.45.
- 36% of consumers believe future AI technology advancements will help minimize package theft.

## Doorbell Camera Statistics

Over 25 million or 20% of U.S. households currently use a video doorbell.

- 20% of consumers purchased a doorbell camera in 2022 to monitor package delivery.
- 36% of American households using smart home technology have a video doorbell.
- 65% of video doorbell owners are very satisfied with the device.
- 22% of victims had a doorbell camera installed when the package theft occurred.
- 38% of consumers do not believe doorbell cameras effectively deter porch piracy.
- An estimated 4.3% of households worldwide have a smart security camera; 3.2% use smart locks.

### Video Doorbell Market

40% of video doorbells used by U.S. households are Amazon’s Ring.

- Google’s Nest accounts for 24% of video doorbells in the U.S.
- The Top 5 video doorbell brands worldwide are Ring, Skybell, Google Nest, Vivint, and ADT, accounting for 30% of the global market share.
- Ring accounts for an estimated 12% of all video doorbells worldwide.
- Of the 3.5 million video doorbells sold by the Top 5 brands, 40% were Ring.
- From 2020 to 2021, the video doorbell market grew 63% to nearly 12 million units.

## Amazon Package Theft Protection

Amazon offers alternate secure delivery options for their customers.

- Amazon Hub Lockers and Hub Counters provide a safe alternative to home delivery.
- Amazon Hub Lockers are self-service kiosks where customers can pick up their packages using a six-digit code.
- There are over 900 Hub Locker locations across the U.S.
- Amazon Hub Counters allow customers to pick up packages from over 1,500 Rite Aid locations using a barcode provided by Amazon upon delivery.
- Key is an Amazon Prime program that allows delivery personnel to safely drop off packages inside a customer’s gate, garage, home, or vehicle using smart lock technology.

## Holiday Package Theft Statistics

Most consumers plan to have at least one home delivery during the holiday season.

- 92% of consumers plan to place a holiday order for home delivery.
- 10% of consumers have experienced package theft during the holiday season.
- 66% of consumers expect package theft to increase after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
- 37% of consumers know at least one victim of holiday season package theft.
- 18% of consumers have a package containing a gift for someone else stolen.
- 88% of holiday shoppers are concerned about theft of online purchases; 26% are extremely concerned.

## Package Theft by Carrier

Package thieves may target packages based on the delivery carrier and perceived value.

- 55.5% of people reporting package theft have had an Amazon delivery stolen.
- 25.4% of package theft victims have had a FedEx delivery stolen.
- 23.5% of package theft victims have had a USPS delivery stolen.
- 22.6% of package theft victims have had a UPS delivery stolen.
- 12.0% of package theft victims have had a grocery delivery stolen; 3.2% have had a Hello Fresh delivery stolen.
- Package thefts are estimated to increase by 40% the week following Amazon Prime Day.

## Post Package Theft Statistics

After experiencing a package theft, 64% of victims contact the seller and 54% contact the shipper.

- In 47% of package theft cases, the victim received a replacement item from the seller; 37% received a refund.
- 15% of package theft victims receive a refund from the carrier.
- 25% of package theft victims never receive a refund for the stolen items.
- 23% of victims added a security system or camera after having a package stolen.
- 35% of people contact their neighbors after a package theft.

## Package Theft Crime Statistics

Only 15% of package theft victims notify law enforcement.

- Package theft is a felony in nine states: Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.
- As of June 2024, five states have proposed laws to raise the crime of package theft from a misdemeanor to a felony: California, Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.
- Stealing mail or packages delivered by the US Postal Service is a felony in every state.
- Proposed bill H.R. 6852, also called the Porch Pirates Act of 2022, would expand felony theft protection to all carriers if passed by Congress.
- There is approximately a 1-in-3 chance that law enforcement will catch a reported package thief.

## Package Theft Statistics by State

State-level data is from 2020.

- Most victims of package theft lived in California (13.3%) in 2020.
- 29% of Alaskans were victims of package theft, making them the most likely have their parcels stolen.
- Packages stolen in Alaska and Rhode Island had the highest median value at $80.
- As many as 75.7% of Alaska households experienced package theft.
- People living in Maine were least likely to experience package theft (11.6%).
- Packages stolen in Arizona had the lowest median value at $30.
- No more than 26.1% of households in Maine experienced package theft in 2020.

### Alabama Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.12% live in Alabama.

- 13.8% or one out of every seven (7) people in Alabama lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Alabama are 26.4% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Alabama had a median value of $49 in 2020, 7.20% lower than the average among states.
- 694,328 people in Alabama had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 277,731 but no more than 34.5% of Alabama’s 2.01 million households.

### Alaska Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.34% live in Alaska.

- 29.0% or one out of every three (3) people in Alaska lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Alaska are 54.7% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Alaska had a median value of $80 in 2020, 51.5% higher than the average among states.
- 212,548 people in Alaska had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 81,436 but no more than 75.7% of Alaska’s 280,813 households.

### Arizona Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.15% live in Arizona.

- 18.6% or one out of every five (5) people in Arizona lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Arizona are 0.76% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Arizona had a median value of $30 in 2020, 43.2% less than the average among states.
- 1.34 million people in Arizona had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 527,854 but no more than 47.1% of Arizona’s 2.84 million households.

### Arkansas Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.95% live in Arkansas.

- 19.5% or one out of every five (5) people in Arkansas lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Arkansas are 4.04% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Arkansas had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 587,786 people in Arkansas had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 236,051 but no more than 48.6% of Arkansas’ 1.21 million households.

### California Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 13.1% live in California.

- 21.0% or one out of every five (5) people in California lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in California are 12.0% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in California had a median value of $40 in 2020, 24.2% less than the average among states.
- 8.30 million people in California had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 2.90 million but no more than 60.1% of California’s 13.8 million households.

### Colorado Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.65% live in Colorado.

- 17.7% or one out of every six (6) people in Colorado lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Colorado are 5.56% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Colorado had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.02 million people in Colorado had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 416,228 but no more than 43.5% of Colorado’s 2.35 million households.

### Connecticut Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.27% live in Connecticut.

- 21.8% or one out of every five (5) people in Connecticut lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Connecticut are 16.3% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Connecticut had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 784,225 people in Connecticut had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 320,092 but no more than 53.4% of Connecticut’s 1.47 million households.

### Delaware Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.44% live in Delaware.

- 27.2% or one out of every four (4) people in Delaware lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Delaware are 45.1% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Delaware had a median value of $69 in 2020, 30.7% higher than the average among states.
- 269,855 people in Delaware had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 109,253 but no more than 67.2% of Delaware’s 401,666 households.

### Florida Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 6.16% live in Florida.

- 17.3% or one out of every six (6) people in Florida lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Florida are 7.70% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Florida had a median value of $44 in 2020, 16.7% less than the average among states.
- 3.74 million people in Florida had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 1.50 million but no more than 43.1% of Florida’s 8.67 million households.

### Georgia Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.43% live in Georgia.

- 13.9% or one out of every seven (7) people in Georgia lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Georgia are 25.8% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Georgia had a median value of $45 in 2020, 14.8% less than the average among states.
- 1.49 million people in Georgia had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 564,942 but no more than 36.7% of Georgia’s 4.06 million households.

### Hawaii Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.58% live in Hawaii.

- 25.2% or one out of every four (4) people in Hawaii lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Hawaii are 34.5% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Hawaii had a median value of $66 in 2020, 25.0% higher than the average among states.
- 365,663 people in Hawaii had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 127,854 but no more than 72.1% of Hawaii’s 507,358 households.

### Idaho Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.45% live in Idaho.

- 14.5% or one out of every seven (7) people in Idaho lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Idaho are 22.6% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Idaho had a median value of $59 in 2020, 11.7% higher than the average among states.
- 268,134 people in Idaho had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 99,309 but no more than 39.2% of Idaho’s 684,890 households.

### Illinois Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 3.99% live in Illinois.

- 19.8% or one out of every five (5) people in Illinois lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Illinois are 5.64% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Illinois had a median value of $35 in 2020, 33.7% less than the average among states.
- 2.53 million people in Illinois had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 1.02 million but no more than 49.1% of Illinois’s 5.16 million households.

### Indiana Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.68% live in Indiana.

- 15.4% or one out of every six (6) people in Indiana lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Indiana are 17.8% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Indiana had a median value of $43 in 2020, 18.6% less than the average among states.
- 1.05 million people in Indiana had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 423,269 but no more than 38.0% of Indiana’s 2.75 million households.

### Iowa Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.11% live in Iowa.

- 21.6% or one out of every five (5) people in Iowa lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Iowa are 15.2% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Iowa had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 689,163 people in Iowa had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 289,564 but no more than 51.4% of Iowa’s 1.34 million households.

### Kansas Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.09% live in Kansas.

- 23.2% or one out of every four (4) people in Kansas lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Kansas are 23.8% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Kansas had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 681,597 people in Kansas had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 275,950 but no more than 57.3% of Kansas’s 1.19 million households.

### Kentucky Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.16% live in Kentucky.

- 16.0% or one out of every six (6) people in Kentucky lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Kentucky are 14.6% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Kentucky had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 721,191 people in Kentucky had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 293,167 but no more than 39.4% of Kentucky’s 1.83 million households.

### Louisiana Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.29% live in Louisiana.

- 17.5% or one out of every six (6) people in Louisiana lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Louisiana are 6.63% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Louisiana had a median value of $35 in 2020, 33.7% less than the average among states.
- 814,041 people in Louisiana had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 323,032 but no more than 44.1% of Louisiana’s 1.85 million households.

### Maine Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.26% live in Maine.

- 11.6% or one out of every nine (9) people in Maine lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Maine are 38.1% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Maine had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 158,173 people in Maine had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 70,299 but no more than 26.1% of Maine’s 606,025 households.

### Maryland Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.02% live in Maryland.

- 20.5% or one out of every five (5) people in Maryland lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Maryland are 9.38% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Maryland had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.27 million people in Maryland had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 494,339 but no more than 52.5% of Maryland’s 2.41 million households.

### Massachusetts Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.74% live in Massachusetts.

- 15.6% or one out of every six (6) people in Massachusetts lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Massachusetts are 16.8% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Massachusetts had a median value of $40 in 2020, 24.2% less than the average among states.
- 1.09 million people in Massachusetts had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 447,268 but no more than 38.1% of Massachusetts’s 2.87 million households.

### Michigan Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.96% live in Michigan.

- 18.4% or one out of every five (5) people in Michigan lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Michigan are 1.83% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Michigan had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.85 million people in Michigan had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 762,470 but no more than 44.7% of Michigan’s 4.14 million households.

### Minnesota Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.35% live in Minnesota.

- 14.8% or one out of every seven (7) people in Minnesota lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Minnesota are 21.0% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Minnesota had a median value of $40 in 2020, 24.2% less than the average among states.
- 845,058 people in Minnesota had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 344,922 but no more than 36.3% of Minnesota’s 2.33 million households.

### Mississippi Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.11% live in Mississippi.

- 23.6% or one out of every four (4) people in Mississippi lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Mississippi are 25.9% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Mississippi had a median value of $75 in 2020, 42.0% more than the average among states.
- 698,121 people in Mississippi had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 274,851 but no more than 59.9% of Mississippi’s 1.16 million households.

### Missouri Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.66% live in Missouri.

- 16.8% or one out of every six (6) people in Missouri lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Missouri are 10.4% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Missouri had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.03 million people in Missouri had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 425,462 but no more than 40.8% of Missouri’s 2.53 million households.

### Montana Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.32% live in Montana.

- 17.7% or one out of every six (6) people in Montana lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Montana are 5.56% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Montana had a median value of $60 in 2020, 13.6% more than the average among states.
- 192,412 people in Montana had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 80,172 but no more than 42.5% of Montana’s 452,948 households.

### Nebraska Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.67% live in Nebraska.

- 21.2% or one out of every five (5) people in Nebraska lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Nebraska are 13.1% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Nebraska had a median value of $75 in 2020, 42.0% more than the average among states.
- 416,080 people in Nebraska had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 170,525 but no more than 51.7% of Nebraska’s 804,361 households.

### Nevada Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.37% live in Nevada.

- 26.9% or one out of every four (4) people in Nevada lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Nevada are 43.5% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Nevada had a median value of $62 in 2020, 17.4% more than the average among states.
- 838,109 people in Nevada had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 321,115 but no more than 70.2% of Nevada’s 1.19 million households.

### New Hampshire Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.47% live in New Hampshire.

- 21.2% or one out of every five (5) people in New Hampshire lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in New Hampshire are 13.1% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in New Hampshire had a median value of $75 in 2020, 42.0% more than the average among states.
- 292,260 people in New Hampshire had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 118,805 but no more than 52.2% of New Hampshire’s 560,401 households.

### New Jersey Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.74% live in New Jersey.

- 18.5% or one out of every five (5) people in New Jersey lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in New Jersey are 1.29% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in New Jersey had a median value of 35$ in 2020, 33.7% less than the average among states.
- 1.72 million people in New Jersey had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 659,716 but no more than 48.1% of New Jersey’s 3.57 million households.

### New Mexico Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.48% live in New Mexico.

- 14.3% or one out of every seven (7) people in New Mexico lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in New Mexico are 23.7% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in New Mexico had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 302,930 people in New Mexico had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 121,659 but no more than 35.6% of New Mexico’s 850,759 households.

### New York Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 8.47% live in New York.

- 26.9% or one out of every four (4) people in New York lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in New York are 43.5% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in New York had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 5.41 million people in New York had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 2.15 million but no more than 67.8% of New York’s 7.98 millioin households.

### North Carolina Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.64% live in North Carolina.

- 15.4% or one out of every six (6) people in North Carolina lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in North Carolina are 17.8% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in North Carolina had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.61 million people in North Carolina had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 654,152 but no more than 37.9% of North Carolina’s 4.25 million households.

### North Dakota Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.30% live in North Dakota.

- 24.2% or one out of every four (4) people in North Dakota lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in North Dakota are 29.1% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in North Dakota had a median value of $60 in 2020, 13.6% more than the average among states.
- 188,643 people in North Dakota had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 80,963 but no more than 56.4% of North Dakota’s 334,557 households.

### Ohio Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 3.39% live in Ohio.

- 18.0% or one out of every six (6) people in Ohio lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Ohio are 3.96% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Ohio had a median value of $40 in 2020, 24.2% less than the average among states.
- 2.12 million people in Ohio had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 892,249 but no more than 42.8% of Ohio’s 4.96 million households.

### Oklahoma Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.50% live in Oklahoma.

- 23.3% or one out of every four (4) people in Oklahoma lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Oklahoma are 24.3% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Oklahoma had a median value of $77 in 2020, 45.8% more than the average among states.
- 923,824 people in Oklahoma had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 368,058 but no more than 58.5% of Oklahoma’s 1.58 million households.

### Oregon Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.26% live in Oregon.

- 18.6% or one out of every five (5) people in Oregon lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Oregon are 0.76% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Oregon had a median value of $45 in 2020, 14.8% less than the average among states.
- 789,532 people in Oregon had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 323,579 but no more than 45.4% of Oregon’s 1.74 million households.

### Pennsylvania Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 3.36% live in Pennsylvania.

- 16.2% or one out of every six (6) people in Pennsylvania lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Pennsylvania are 13.6% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Pennsylvania had a median value of $43 in 2020, 18.6% less than the average among states.
- 2.11 million people in Pennsylvania had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 877,125 but no more than 38.9% of Pennsylvania’s 5.41 million households.

### Rhode Island Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.44% live in Rhode Island.

- 25.4% or one out of every four (2) people in Rhode Island lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Rhode Island are 35.5% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Rhode Island had a median value of $80 in 2020, 51.5% more than the average among states.
- 278,472 people in Rhode Island had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 116,515 but no more than 60.7% of Rhode Island’s 458,722 households.

### South Carolina Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.20% live in South Carolina.

- 14.2% or one out of every seven (7) people in South Carolina lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in South Carolina are 24.2% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in South Carolina had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 728,722 people in South Carolina had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 295,029 but no more than 35.1% of South Carolina’s 2.08 million households.

### South Dakota Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.21% live in South Dakota.

- 14.4% or one out of every seven (7) people in South Dakota lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in South Dakota are 23.2% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in South Dakota had a median value of $75 in 2020, 42.0% more than the average among states.
- 127,843 people in South Dakota had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 52,828 but no more than 34.8% of South Dakota’s 366,859 households.

### Tennessee Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.77% live in Tennessee.

- 15.7% or one out of every six (6) people in Tennessee lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Tennessee are 16.2% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Tennessee had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 1.09 million people in Tennessee had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 442,001 but no more than 38.6% of Tennessee’s 2.82 million households.

### Texas Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 8.61% live in Texas.

- 17.9% or one out of every six (6) people in Texas lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Texas are 4.49% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Texas had a median value of $45 in 2020, 14.8% less than the average among states.
- 5.23 million people in Texas had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 1.95 million but no more than 48.0% of Texas’s 10.9 million households.

### Utah Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.24% live in Utah.

- 22.9% or one out of every four (4) people in Utah lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Utah are 22.2% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Utah had a median value of $50 in 2020, 5.30% less than the average among states.
- 751,987 people in Utah had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 251,501 but no more than 68.5% of Utah’s 1.10 million households.

### Vermont Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.21% live in Vermont.

- 20.6% or one out of every five (5) people in Vermont lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Vermont are 9.91% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Vermont had a median value of $62 in 2020, 17.4% more than the average among states.
- 132,436 people in Vermont had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 57,832 but no more than 47.2% of Vermont’s 280,739 households.

### Virginia Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.43% live in Virginia.

- 17.5% or one out of every six (6) people in Virginia lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Virginia are 6.63% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Virginia had a median value of $45 in 2020, 14.8% less than the average among states.
- 1.51 million people in Virginia had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 599,755 but no more than 44.1% of Virginia’s 3.43 million households.

### Washington Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 2.65% live in Washington.

- 21.3% or one out of every five (5) people in Washington lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Washington are 13.6% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Washington had a median value of $45 in 2020, 14.8% less than the average among states.
- 1.65 million people in Washington had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 655,466 but no more than 53.5% of Washington’s 3.08 million households.

### West Virginia Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.71% live in West Virginia.

- 24.9% or one out of every four (4) people in West Virginia lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in West Virginia are 32.9% more likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in West Virginia had a median value of $55 in 2020, 4.17% more than the average among states.
- 446,064 people in West Virginia had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 185,089 but no more than 60.0% of West Virginia’s 743,328 households.

### Wisconsin Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 1.25% live in Wisconsin.

- 13.2% or one out of every eight (8) people in Wisconsin lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Wisconsin are 29.6% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Wisconsin had a median value of $36 in 2020, 31.8% less than the average among states.
- 778,308 people in Wisconsin had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 331,195 but no more than 31.0% of Wisconsin’s 2.51 million households.

### Wyoming Package Theft Statistics

Among nationwide victims of package theft, 0.17% live in Wyoming.

- 17.8% or one out of every six (6) people in Wyoming lose at least one package to theft per year.
- People in Wyoming are 5.03% less likely to experience package theft than the average American.
- Packages stolen in Wyoming had a median value of $75 in 2020, 42.0% more than the average among states.
- 102,814 people in Wyoming had at least one package stolen in 2020.
- Annual package theft affected at least 44,126 but no more than 41.5% of Wyoming’s 247,899 households.

*These data and insights were compiled by the Capital One Shopping team based on publicly available data.*

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