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Foreclosure Rates by State

As of June 2011

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Foreclosure Rates by State
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This article lists housing foreclosure rates, by state, during the month of June 2011.

This data is relevant to the 2012 elections because high foreclosure rates are expected to be an important factor on voters deciding which candidates and political parties to support.

For a list of other 2012 election factors, see Factors that Will Decide 2012 Elections.

The national rate of U.S. foreclosures per housing units was 1 of 583, meaning that one out of every 583 homes was in active foreclosure proceedings during June 2011. In total, 1,622,076 U.S. housing units were in foreclosure proceedings in June 2011.

Foreclosure Rates by State
During June 2011

    States with Very High Foreclosure Rates
  • 1. Nevada - 1 in 114 homes
  • 2. Arizona - 1 in 205 homes
  • 3. California - 1 in 248 homes
  • 4. Utah - 1 in 294 homes
  • 5. Idaho - 1 in 344 homes
  • 6. Michigan - 1 in 352 homes
  • 7. Florida - 1 in 372 homes
  • 8. Georgia - 1 in 418 homes
  • 9. Illinois - 1 in 480 homes
  • 10. Colorado - 1 in 497 homes
  • 11. Ohio - 1 in 587 homes
  • 12. Oregon - 1 in 612 homes
  • 13. Washington - 1 in 632 homes
  • 14. Rhode Island - 1 in 636 homes
    States with High Foreclosure Rates
  • 15. Delaware - 1 in 656 homes
  • 16. Arkansas - 1 in 662 homes
  • 17. Minnesota - 1 in 673 homes
  • 18. South Carolina - 1 in 732 homes
  • 19. Indiana - 1 in 781 homes
  • 20. Wisconsin - 1 in 818 homes
  • 21. Oklahoma - 1 in 842 homes
  • 22. Virginia - 1 in 887 homes
  • 23. Louisiana - 1 in 948 homes
  • 24. Tennessee - 1 in 949 homes
  • 25. New Hampshire - 1 in 962 homes
  • 26. Iowa - 1 in 1032 homes
  • 27. Texas - 1 in 1041 homes
  • 28. Missouri - 1 in 1051 homes
    States with Median Foreclosure Rates
  • 29. New Mexico - 1 in 1254 homes
  • 30. Massachusetts - 1 in 1273 homes
  • 31. Maryland - 1 in 1358 homes
  • 32. Alaska - 1 in 1384 homes
  • 33. North Carolina - 1 in 1386 homes
  • 34. Alabama - 1 in 1497 homes
  • 35. Hawaii - 1 in 1499
  • 35. Kansas - 1 in 1499 homes
  • 37. Pennsylvania - 1 in 1509 homes
  • 38. Connecticut - 1 in 1525 homes
  • 39. Montana - 1 in 1576 homes
  • 40. Kentucky - 1 in 1879 homes
  • 41. Maine - 1 in 2110 homes
  • 42. Nebraska - 1 in 2407 homes
  • 43. Wyoming - 1 in 2934 homes
  • 44. New Jersey - 1 in 2971 homes
  • 45. New York - 1 in 2981 homes
    States with Low Foreclosure Rates
  • 46. Mississippi - 1 in 4149 homes
  • 47. South Dakota - 1 in 4404 homes
  • 48. North Dakota - 1 in 6085 homes
  • 49. West Virginia - 1 in 6207 homes
  • 50. Vermont - 1 in 39281 homes
Source - RealtyTrac.com National Real Estate Trends

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