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Foreclosure filings decreased 10.5 percent nationally from June to July. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks foreclosures, this is how the 50 states and the District of Columbia ranked for foreclosure filings during July. The national average for foreclosure filings last month was 1 in every 2,017 housing units.

Foreclosure rates by state
Rank State Total housing units Ratio of homes in foreclosure*
(1 in every …)
Change from June 2017 (in %)
1 New Jersey 3,577,942 663 -8.16
2 Delaware 414,416 808 -4.82
3 Maryland 2,410,256 868 -3.11
4 Florida 9,094,999 1,284 -7.58
5 Illinois 5,303,675 1,355 -10.31
6 Ohio 5,140,902 1,370 -7.04
7 South Carolina 2,174,319 1,450 -12.89
8 Connecticut 1,491,786 1,686 -33.91
9 North Carolina 4,417,210 1,726 -4.94
10 Utah 1,011,099 1,731 59.13
11 New York 8,171,725 1,890 -14.75
12 Pennsylvania 5,585,611 1,954 -2.69
13 New Mexico 909,565 1,990 -15.53
14 Indiana 2,820,253 2,035 -8.51
15 Massachusetts 2,827,820 2,064 -27.01
16 Louisiana 1,999,855 2,116 22.57
17 Rhode Island 462,900 2,123 4.31
18 Alabama 2,199,329 2,160 -21.75
19 California 13,845,790 2,253 -8.58
20 Oklahoma 1,689,427 2,289 -19.34
21 Georgia 4,133,065 2,331 -17.07
22 Maine 726,227 2,437 -27.49
23 Tennessee 2,854,542 2,799 -12.22
24 Texas 10,305,607 2,808 15.19
25 Hawaii 527,388 2,898 -1.62
26 Virginia 3,423,291 2,906 -17.56
27 Wisconsin 2,641,627 2,919 -13.89
28 Kentucky 1,944,495 3,024 -14.27
29 Missouri 2,729,862 3,040 -9.93
30 Michigan 4,539,838 3,434 -23.76
31 Wyoming 266,630 3,508 38.18
32 Arizona 2,890,664 3,542 -21.31
33 Washington 2,942,127 3,673 -24.72
34 Idaho 680,302 3,759 -23.63
35 Kansas 1,244,372 3,771 10.74
36 New Hampshire 618,950 3,797 -19.70
37 Oregon 1,695,183 3,818 -38.84
38 Alaska 306,068 3,924 -2.50
39 Colorado 2,261,063 3,939 21.87
40 Arkansas 1,335,016 4,334 -32.16
41 Iowa 1,354,264 4,355 -51.93
42 Nevada 1,192,083 4,383 -70.78
43 Nebraska 809,811 4,575 -32.70
44 Minnesota 2,373,884 4,618 31.46
45 Mississippi 1,289,704 5,118 -8.70
46 Vermont 325,174 7,562 -6.52
47 Montana 488,845 7,638 16.36
48 West Virginia 883,984 8,929 33.78
49 South Dakota 368,750 23,047 6.67
50 North Dakota 341,062 24,362 -6.67
District of Columbia 303,312 1,111 113.28

*Ratio of foreclosure is based on the total number of properties entered into ATTOM Data Solutions’ database during the year, broken out by type of filing.

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