According to ATTOM Data Systems, the housing market is experiencing historically low foreclosure activity. Foreclosure activity nationwide was -18% lower than it was one year ago and -82% lower than the peak of foreclosure activity during the first six months of 2010.

That being said, there are still places throughout the country where foreclosure activity is rising. 16% of all counties with populations of 100,000 or more are, in fact, seeing y/y increases

Here are the top 10 places seeing the greatest year/year increases in foreclosure activity:

  1. Missoula MT – +67%
  2. Osceola FL – +63%
  3. Harrison MS – +61%
  4. Chittenden VT – +58%
  5. Jackson MS – +50%
  6. Erie NY – +49%
  7. Honolulu HW – +45%
  8. Rapides LS – +45%
  9. Greene MO – +43%
  10. East Baton Rouge LA – +42%

Here are the top 10 counties in the country with populations of +100,000 with the highest rates of foreclosures:

  1. Cumberland County NJ – 1.44%
  2. Warren County NJ – 1.06%
  3. Sussex County NJ – 0.95%
  4. Gloucester County NJ – 0.93%
  5. Atlantic County NC – 0.92%
  6. Camden County NJ – 0.88%
  7. Burlington County NJ – 0.81%
  8. Prince George County MD – 0.77%
  9. Charles County MD – 0.75%
  10. Ocean County MD – 0.75%

Notice any patterns here?