From the WSJ/Corelogic:
Highlights as of April 2014:
— Every state, excluding New York and the District of Columbia, posted double-digit year-over-year declines in foreclosures.
— Thirty-seven states show declines in year-over-year foreclosure inventory of greater than 30 percent with Arizona, Utah, Minnesota and California and experiencing declines greater than 50 percent.
— The five states with the highest number of completed foreclosures for the 12 months ending in April 2014 were: Florida (121,000), Michigan (46,000), Texas (38,000), California (33,000) and Georgia (32,000).These five states account for almost half of all completed foreclosures nationally.
— The five states (including the District of Columbia) with the lowest number of completed foreclosures for the 12 months ending in April 2014 were: the District of Columbia (68), North Dakota (352), West Virginia (517), Wyoming (718) and Alaska (844).
— The five states with the highest foreclosure inventory as a percentage of all mortgaged homes were: New Jersey (6.0 percent), Florida (5.4 percent), New York (4.6 percent), Hawaii (3.1 percent) and Maine (3.0 percent).
— The five states with the lowest foreclosure inventory as a percentage of all mortgaged homes were: Alaska (0.4 percent), Wyoming (0.4 percent), North Dakota (0.5 percent), Nebraska (0.5 percent) and Minnesota (0.5 percent).