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One in every 2,652 homes were in foreclosure in the United States in July, according to the latest data available from real estate site RealtyTrac. Whether you’re thinking of buying a foreclosed home or you want to get a feel for your state’s housing market, this list can help. Read on to find out which states (and the District of Columbia) have the most and fewest foreclosures, with all data current as of July 2019.

1. New Jersey

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,191
  • Percentage of the national average: 223%

2. Maryland

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,258
  • Percentage of the national average: 211%

3. Florida

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,538
  • Percentage of the national average: 172%

4. Delaware

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,629
  • Percentage of the national average: 163%

5. Illinois

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,703
  • Percentage of the national average: 156%

6. South Carolina

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,827
  • Percentage of the national average: 145%

7. Connecticut

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 1,945
  • Percentage of the national average: 136%

8. Ohio

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,051
  • Percentage of the national average: 129%

9. New Mexico

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,173
  • Percentage of the national average: 122%

10. Indiana

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,241
  • Percentage of the national average: 118%

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11. Oklahoma

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,308
  • Percentage of the national average: 115%

12. Utah

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,368
  • Percentage of the national average: 112%

13. North Carolina

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,518
  • Percentage of the national average: 105%

14. Alaska

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,597
  • Percentage of the national average: 102%

15. New York

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,844
  • Percentage of the national average: 93%

16. Alabama

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,920
  • Percentage of the national average: 91%

17. Nevada

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 2,969
  • Percentage of the national average: 89%

18. Pennsylvania

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,023
  • Percentage of the national average: 88%

19. Arizona

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,024
  • Percentage of the national average: 88%

20. Maine

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,131
  • Percentage of the national average: 85%

21. Nebraska

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,134
  • Percentage of the national average: 85%

22. California

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,180
  • Percentage of the national average: 83%

23. Louisiana

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,341
  • Percentage of the national average: 79%

24. District of Columbia

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,350
  • Percentage of the national average: 79%

25. Rhode Island

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,431
  • Percentage of the national average: 77%

26. Georgia

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,565
  • Percentage of the national average: 74%

27. Virginia

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,642
  • Percentage of the national average: 73%

28. Tennessee

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,830
  • Percentage of the national average: 69%

29. Iowa

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 3,898
  • Percentage of the national average: 68%

30. Missouri

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,046
  • Percentage of the national average: 66%

31. Texas

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,181
  • Percentage of the national average: 63%

32. Massachusetts

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,289
  • Percentage of the national average: 62%

33. Kentucky

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,581
  • Percentage of the national average: 58%

34. Arkansas

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,636
  • Percentage of the national average: 57%

35. Wisconsin

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,791
  • Percentage of the national average: 55%

36. Oregon

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 4,909
  • Percentage of the national average: 54%

37. Mississippi

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,012
  • Percentage of the national average: 53%

38. New Hampshire

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,187
  • Percentage of the national average: 51%

39. Hawaii

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,199
  • Percentage of the national average: 51%

40. Washington

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,541
  • Percentage of the national average: 48%

41. Vermont

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,612
  • Percentage of the national average: 47%

42. Michigan

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,647
  • Percentage of the national average: 47%

43. Wyoming

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 5,937
  • Percentage of the national average: 45%

44. Minnesota

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 6,464
  • Percentage of the national average: 41%

45. Colorado

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 7,072
  • Percentage of the national average: 38%

46. Kansas

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 7,681
  • Percentage of the national average: 35%

47. Montana

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 12,222
  • Percentage of the national average: 22%

48. Idaho

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 12,521
  • Percentage of the national average: 21%

49. West Virginia

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 13,681
  • Percentage of the national average: 19%

50. North Dakota

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 14,426
  • Percentage of the national average: 18%

51. South Dakota

  • Foreclosure rate: 1 in 25,285
  • Percentage of the national average: 10%

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