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20 Metro Areas with the Highest Foreclosure Rates
These housing markets are being hit the hardest with foreclosures, according to RealtyTrac’s Midyear MSA report.

1. Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

Foreclosures: 53,525
% Housing Units: 6.60
1/X HU: 15
(1 out of every 15 housing units)
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -14.73
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -8.80

2. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

Foreclosures: 18,179
% Housing Units: 4.98
1/X HU: 20
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -21.69
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -29.88

3. Modesto, CA

Foreclosures: 8,034
% Housing Units: 4.59
1/X HU: 22
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -15.24
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -14.02

4. Merced, CA

Foreclosures: 3,742
% Housing Units: 4.47
1/X HU: 22
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -19.49
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -34.64

5. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

Foreclosures: 63,717
% Housing Units: 4.37
1/X HU: 23
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -18.01
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -22.62

6. Stockton, CA

Foreclosures: 9,999
% Housing Units: 4.37
1/X HU: 23
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -17.63
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -21.80

7. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Foreclosures: 73,352
% Housing Units: 4.28
1/X HU: 23
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -2.54
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -0.95

8. Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

Foreclosures: 37,352
% Housing Units: 4.15
1/X HU: 24
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -13.78
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -1.19

9. Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

Foreclosures: 5,885
% Housing Units: 3.91
1/X HU: 26
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -14.94
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -12.24

10. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

Foreclosures: 94,466
% Housing Units: 3.89
1/X HU: 26
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -8.28
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 10.62

11. Reno-Sparks, NV

Foreclosures: 6,804
% Housing Units: 3.76
1/X HU: 27
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -6.07
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 4.44

12. Bakersfield, CA

Foreclosures: 10,010
% Housing Units: 3.67
1/X HU: 27
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -18.69
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -17.79

13. Naples-Marco Island, FL

Foreclosures: 6,251
% Housing Units: 3.23
1/X HU: 31
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -0.94
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -10.57

14. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA

Foreclosures: 27,275
% Housing Units: 3.19
1/X HU: 31
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -12.38
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -6.99

15. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

Foreclosures: 7,664
% Housing Units: 3.09
1/X HU: 32
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -8.16
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 15.51

16. Port St. Lucie, FL

Foreclosures: 6,343
% Housing Units: 3.05
1/X HU: 33
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -31.58
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -23.11

17. Lakeland, FL

Foreclosures: 8,132
% Housing Units: 2.90
1/X HU: 35
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -12.15
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 9.79

18. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

Foreclosures: 7,473
% Housing Units: 2.79
1/X HU: 36
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -0.44
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 18.32

19. Visalia-Porterville, CA

Foreclosures: 3,751
% Housing Units: 2.72
1/X HU: 37
% change from Jul-Dec 09: -7.93
% change from Jan-Jun 09: -4.99

20. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Foreclosures: 35,835
% Housing Units: 2.71
1/X HU: 37
% change from Jul-Dec 09: 5.58
% change from Jan-Jun 09: 5.69

20 Metro Areas with the Highest Foreclosure Rates

These housing markets are being hit the hardest with foreclosures, according to RealtyTrac’s Midyear MSA report.

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