Top 10 Zips with Highest Foreclosure Rates in 2022
January 13, 2023
Source: ATTOM Data
According to ATTOM’s just released Year-End 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, foreclosure filings were reported on 324,237 U.S. properties in 2022. That figure was up 115 percent from 2021, but down 34 percent from 2019, before the pandemic. The report noted that foreclosure filings in 2022 were also down 89 percent from a peak of nearly 2.9 million in 2010.
ATTOM’s latest foreclosure activity analysis found that those 324,237 properties with foreclosure filings in 2022 represented 0.23 percent of all U.S. housing units. That figure was up slightly from 0.11 percent in 2021, but down from 0.36 percent in 2019 and down from a peak of 2.23 percent in 2010.
The report noted that states with the highest foreclosure rates in 2022 included Illinois (0.49 percent of housing units with a foreclosure filing); New Jersey (0.45 percent); Delaware (0.40 percent); Ohio (0.38 percent); and South Carolina (0.37 percent). Also according to the report, rounding out those top 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates in 2022, were Nevada (0.34 percent); Florida (0.33 percent); Indiana (0.30 percent); Maryland (0.27 percent); and Michigan (0.26 percent).
ATTOM’s 2022 year-end foreclosure report also found that among the 223 metro areas with a population of at least 200,000, those with the highest foreclosure rates in 2022 were Cleveland, Ohio (0.70 percent of housing units with a foreclosure filing); Jacksonville, North Carolina (0.58 percent); Atlantic City, New Jersey (0.58 percent); Columbia, South Carolina (0.55 percent); and Chicago, Illinois (0.53 percent).
The report noted that among those metro areas with a population greater than 1 million, including Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois, those with the highest foreclosure rates in 2022, included Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.43 percent); Las Vegas, Nevada (0.42 percent); and Jacksonville, Florida (0.42 percent).
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