Top 20 states by foreclosure rate in March

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A list of the top 20 states with the highest foreclosure rates in March. The ratio shows, for example, that one out of every 300 households in Arizona received a foreclosure notice during the month. Also highlighted: the number of properties that received notices.


Rate rank State Ratio of foreclosures to households in state Total properties with filings

1 Arizona 1:300 9,497
2 Nevada 1:301 3,899
3 California 1:303 45,122
4 Florida 1:336 26,758
5 Georgia 1:361 11,322
6 Illinois 1:383 13,820
7 Utah 1:415 2,363
8 Michigan 1:489 9,262
9 Wisconsin 1:578 4,538
10 Colorado 1:591 3,742
11 Ohio 1:609 8,421
12 South Carolina 1:629 3,396
13 Indiana 1:696 4,016
14 Iowa 1:804 1,663
15 Idaho 1:839 796
16 Hawaii 1:866 600
17 New Hampshire 1:912 674
18 Minnesota 1:950 2,470
19 Oregon 1:956 1,753
20 New Mexico 1:1,042 865


Source: RealtyTrac.

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