Chapter Appendix B Data

JurisdictionUnited States

Appendix B: Data

Bankruptcy Filings per Thousand Population*
Total, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filings
Year Ended December 31, 2015

All Chapters

Chapter 7

Chapter 13

Filings per 1,000

Filings per 1,000

Filings per 1,000

Population

Rank

Population

Rank

Population

Rank

U.S. Total

2.62

1.66

0.93

Alabama

5.29

2

1.91

21

3.36

1

Alaska

0.61

53

0.49

53

0.10

52

Arizona

2.55

25

2.15

15

0.36

35

Arkansas

3.48

9

1.62

27

1.85

6

California

2.16

31

1.59

28

0.55

29

Colorado

2.75

22

2.23

10

0.50

31

Connecticut

1.75

33

1.42

32

0.31

39

Delaware

2.91

18

1.65

25

0.74

22

District of Columbia

1.07

49

0.83

46

0.20

45

Florida

2.82

20

1.78

22

1.01

13

Georgia

5.01

3

2.18

12

2.80

3

Guam

0.85

51

0.69

49

0.16

48

Hawaii

1.13

48

0.77

47

0.34

37

Idaho

2.43

27

2.17

13

0.25

41

Illinois

4.45

4

2.66

2

1.76

7

Indiana

4.03

6

2.84

1

1.18

10

Iowa

1.46

41

1.30

35

0.15

49

Kansas

2.35

28

1.34

33

0.99

15

Kentucky

3.50

8

2.41

7

1.06

12

Louisiana

3.01

17

0.87

44

2.11

4

Maine

1.40

43

1.17

37

0.22

43

Maryland

3.05

15

2.12

16

0.91

17

Massachusetts

1.36

44

0.99

43

0.35

36

Michigan

3.33

11

2.60

3

0.71

25

Minnesota

1.96

32

1.65

24

0.29

40

Mississippi

3.67

7

1.77

23

1.88

5

Missouri

3.17

14

2.15

14

1.00

14

Montana

1.29

45

1.10

41

0.18

46

Nebraska

2.26

30

1.52

29

0.74

23

Nevada

3.31

12

2.60

4

0.64

27

New Hampshire

1.54

38

1.14

39

0.39

33

New Jersey

2.84

19

1.98

18

0.83

21

New Mexico

1.66

36

1.50

30

0.14

50

New York

1.53

39

1.16

38

0.33

38

North Carolina

1.56

37

0.63

50

0.91

16

North Dakota

0.79

52

0.72

48

0.06

54

Northern Mariana Islands

0.15

55

0.11

55

0.02

55

Ohio

3.34

10

2.50

6

0.83

20

Oklahoma

2.34

29

1.94

20

0.39

34

Oregon

2.72

23

2.19

11

0.53

30

Pennsylvania

1.75

34

1.05

42

0.68

26

Puerto Rico

3.03

16

1.29

36

1.68

8

Rhode Island

2.43

26

1.98

17

0.44

32

South Carolina

1.44

42

0.57

51

0.86

19

South Dakota

1.28

46

1.14

40

0.13

51

Tennessee

5.60

1

2.25

9

3.33

2

Texas

1.26

47

0.51

52

0.73

24

Utah

4.12

5

2.50

5

1.61

9

Vermont

1.07

50

0.84

45

0.22

42

Virgin Islands

0.22

54

0.13

54

0.07

53

Virginia

2.78

21

1.64

26

1.10

11

Washington

2.61

24

1.95

19

0.64

28

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