The States Most (and Least) Likely to Have Underwater Properties

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More than 5.4 million homes in the United States are “seriously underwater”—meaning the loan amount is 25 percent higher than the property’s market value. But which state has the most (or fewest) underwater homes? Is it yours?

Using the ATTOM Data Solutions property database, you can see the top 15 states in the US with the highest percentage of seriously underwater homes, as well as the 15 states with the lowest percentage.

See if your state made the top 15 with the most (or fewest) seriously underwater properties.

#15 Most Underwater Properties

Pennsylvania: 10.3% of properties are seriously underwater.

#14 Most Underwater Properties

Georgia: 11.2% of properties are seriously underwater.

#12 (Tie) Most Underwater Properties

Arkansas: 11.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#12 (Tie) Most Underwater Properties

Connecticut: 11.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#11 Most Underwater Properties

New Jersey: 12.1% of properties are seriously underwater.

#9 (Tie) Most Underwater Properties

Florida: 13.1% of properties are seriously underwater.

#9 (Tie) Most Underwater Properties

Maryland: 13.1% of properties are seriously underwater.

#8 Most Underwater Properties

Michigan: 13.3% of properties are seriously underwater.

#7 Most Underwater Properties

Delaware: 13.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#6 Most Underwater Properties

Missouri: 14.2% of properties are seriously underwater.

#5 Most Underwater Properties

Indiana: 16.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#4 Most Underwater Properties

Ohio: 16.5% of properties are seriously underwater.

#3 Most Underwater Properties

Illinois: 16.8% of properties are seriously underwater.

#2 Most Underwater Properties

Louisiana: 17.1% of properties are seriously underwater.

#1 Most Underwater Properties

Nevada: 17.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#15 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Hawaii: 5.5% of properties are seriously underwater.

#15 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Texas: 5.5% of properties are seriously underwater.

#13 Least Underwater Properties

Wyoming: 5.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#12 Least Underwater Properties

Montana: 5.0% of properties are seriously underwater.

#11 Least Underwater Properties

Colorado: 4.9% of properties are seriously underwater.

#10 Least Underwater Properties

Washington: 4.8% of properties are seriously underwater.

#9 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

North Dakota: 4.7% of properties are seriously underwater.

#9 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Idaho: 4.7% of properties are seriously underwater.

#7 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Minnesota: 4.6% of properties are seriously underwater.

#7 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Massachusetts: 4.6% of properties are seriously underwater.

#5 Least Underwater Properties

Mississippi: 4.5% of properties are seriously underwater.

#4 Least Underwater Properties

Utah: 4.4% of properties are seriously underwater.

#3 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Oregon: 4.3% of properties are seriously underwater.

#3 (Tie) Least Underwater Properties

Vermont: 4.3% of properties are seriously underwater.

#1 Least Underwater Properties

Alaska: 4.0% of properties are seriously underwater.

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