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The 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates in December

Top 10 states for foreclosure | Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock.com

South Carolina | John Wollwerth/Shutterstock.com

No. 10: South Carolina

1 in every 1,222 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 14.43 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Hawaii | Joe McDowell Photography/Shutterstock.com

No. 9: Hawaii

1 in every 1,114 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 57 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Maryland | f11photo/Shutterstock.com

No. 8: Maryland

1 in every 1,087 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Down 9.77 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

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Connecticut | Sean Pavone/Shutterstock.com

No. 7: Connecticut

1 in every 1,084 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Down 10.6 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Indiana | Katherine Welles/Shutterstock.com

No. 6: Indiana

1 in every 1,036 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 54.09 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Florida | Stephen B. Goodwin/Shutterstock.com

No. 5: Florida

1 in every 941 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 5.32 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

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Nevada | Sopotnicki/Shutterstock.com

No. 4: Nevada

1 in every 900 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Down 11.85 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Delaware | Katherine Welles/Shutterstock.com<

No. 3: Delaware

1 in every 864 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Down 8.29 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Illinois | Katherine Welles/Shutterstock.com

No. 2: Illinois

1 in every 858 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 20.97 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

Delaware | ESB Professional/Shutterstock.com

No. 1: New Jersey

1 in every 489 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from November: Up 22.43 percent
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,545

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