The Best Security Systems for Rural Homes in 2024

The serenity of rural living presents unique challenges to home security. These security systems that we’ve personally tested can help you.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
The Best Security Systems for Rural Homes in 2024
10,000+ research hours
60+ systems tested
150+ simulated break-ins
40 systems reviewed
5 systems recommended
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  2. National Criminal Justice Association. (2022). Gun Violence Rates In Rural Areas Match or Outpace Cities.

  3. National Library of Medicine. (2022). Emergency Medical Services Response Times in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Areas.

  4. Alder. (2024). Home Security.

  5. Pew Research Center. (2021). Some digital divides persist between rural, urban and suburban America.

  6. Bankrate. (2022). Most common items stolen in home burglaries.

  7. Seattle Government. (2024). False Alarm Program.