Bankruptcy filings, state by state, 2005-2010
Nevada still leads in filings per 1,000 residents
By Tyler Metzger and Juan Rodriguez
Editor's note: See updated story, State by state bankruptcy statistics, 2005-2011.
As the economy begins an agonizingly slow crawl to recovery, bankruptcy filings still continued to rise in the third quarter of 2010. Click on the map to view bankruptcies over time in different states and jurisdictions; scroll down to see details.
Source: Automated Access to Court Electronic Records. AACER provided data on bankruptcies by state; some states have multiple jurisdictions.
Juan Rodriguez contributed to this report.
Updated: January 11, 2011
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