How the states rank for foreclosures
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Foreclosure filings fell 6.9 percent nationally from March to April. 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 April. The national average for foreclosure filings last month was 1 in every 1,723 housing units.

Rank State Housing units in foreclosure Ratio of foreclosures*
(One in every …)
Percentage change from April 2017
1 New Jersey 3,577,942 562 0.18
2 Delaware 414,416 706 0.14
3 Maryland 2,410,256 776 0.13
4 Connecticut 1,491,786 956 0.10
5 Illinois 5,303,675 1,083 0.09
6 Nevada 1,192,083 1,140 0.09
7 Florida 9,094,999 1,202 0.08
8 South Carolina 2,174,319 1,209 0.08
9 Ohio 5,140,902 1,273 0.08
10 Massachusetts 2,827,820 1,329 0.08
11 North Carolina 4,417,210 1,482 0.07
12 Alabama 2,199,329 1,604 0.06
13 Indiana 2,820,253 1,702 0.06
14 Utah 1,011,099 1,702 0.06
15 New York 8,171,725 1,747 0.06
16 Pennsylvania 5,585,611 1,772 0.06
17 Oregon 1,695,183 1,905 0.05
18 Arizona 2,890,664 1,940 0.05
19 Oklahoma 1,689,427 1,962 0.05
20 New Mexico 909,565 2,026 0.05
21 Georgia 4,133,065 2,060 0.05
22 Maine 726,227 2,093 0.05
23 Rhode Island 462,900 2,194 0.05
24 Virginia 3,423,291 2,232 0.04
25 Louisiana 1,999,855 2,257 0.04
26 Tennessee 2,854,542 2,271 0.04
27 California 13,845,790 2,280 0.04
28 Iowa 1,354,264 2,384 0.04
29 New Hampshire 618,950 2,399 0.04
30 Hawaii 527,388 2,476 0.04
31 Missouri 2,729,862 2,484 0.04
32 Wisconsin 2,641,627 2,518 0.04
33 Washington 2,942,127 2,574 0.04
34 Texas 10,305,607 2,675 0.04
35 Kansas 1,244,372 2,784 0.04
36 Kentucky 1,944,495 2,860 0.03
37 Michigan 4,539,838 3,097 0.03
38 Colorado 2,261,063 3,097 0.03
39 Minnesota 2,373,884 3,119 0.03
40 Nebraska 809,811 3,188 0.03
41 Arkansas 1,335,016 3,719 0.03
42 Idaho 680,302 4,002 0.02
43 Wyoming 266,630 4,040 0.02
44 Mississippi 1,289,704 4,256 0.02
45 Alaska 306,068 5,466 0.02
46 Montana 488,845 7,189 0.01
47 Vermont 325,174 9,033 0.01
48 South Dakota 368,750 9,704 0.01
49 West Virginia 883,984 10,045 0.01
50 North Dakota 341,062 11,002 0.01
District of Columbia 303,312 2,092 0.05

*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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