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Top 20 states by foreclosure rate in December

By The Associated Press
January 13, 2011

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Here is a list of states with the highest foreclosure rates in December. The ration shows, for example, that one out of every 84 households in Nevada received a foreclosure notice during this period.
Rate rank State Ratio of foreclosures to households in state Total properties with filings
1 Nevada 1:84 13,472
2 Arizona 1:201 13,561
3 California 1:203 65,915
4 Michigan 1:282 16,061
5 Utah 1:284 3,331
6 Idaho 1:309 2,076
7 Florida 1:343 25,641
8 Georgia 1:365 11,042
9 Illinois 1:376 14,042
10 Colorado 1:420 5,123
11 Ohio 1:483 10,523
12 Hawaii 1:513 1,000
13 Oregon 1:583 2,794
14 Arkansas 1:658 1,974
15 S. Carolina 1:682 3,014
16 Wisconsin 1:692 3,715
17 Washington 1:693 4,029
18 New Jersey 1:718 4,897
19 New Mexico 1:765 1,140
20 Indiana 1:779 3,587