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Nextdoor releases stats about package theft problems

Posted at 6:49 PM, May 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-30 21:49:25-04

Nextdoor, the social network app for neighborhoods, released statistics that highlight the problems with porch pirates.

The app surveyed 2,000 of its members across the United States from May 4-22, 2018. They found that:

  • 62 percent of respondents have experienced a package theft
  • 50 percent say package theft is a serious problem in their neighborhood
  • 66 percent decided against ordering something online because they were concerned it would be stolen
  • 51 percent asked a neighbor for help retrieving a package when they weren't home