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States Where the Most People Are Behind on Mortgage Payments

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5. South Carolina
> Mortgage delinquency rate (30+ days): 2.16%
> Share with a subprime credit score: 29.97% — 5th highest
> Homeownership rate 2019: 70.3% — 12th highest
> Median home value 2019: $179,800 — 15th lowest
> Median household income 2019: $56,227– 10th lowest

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4. Alabama
> Mortgage delinquency rate (30+ days): 2.40%
> Share with a subprime credit score: 30.78% — 3rd highest
> Homeownership rate 2019: 68.8% — 15th highest
> Median home value 2019: $154,000 — 6th lowest
> Median household income 2019: $51,734– 5th lowest

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3. Louisiana
> Mortgage delinquency rate (30+ days): 2.44%
> Share with a subprime credit score: 32.20% — 2nd highest
> Homeownership rate 2019: 66.5% — 25th highest
> Median home value 2019: $172,100 — 13th lowest
> Median household income 2019: $51,073– 4th lowest

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2. West Virginia
> Mortgage delinquency rate (30+ days): 2.63%
> Share with a subprime credit score: 29.43% — 8th highest
> Homeownership rate 2019: 73.4% — the highest
> Median home value 2019: $124,600 — the lowest
> Median household income 2019: $48,850– 2nd lowest

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1. Mississippi
> Mortgage delinquency rate (30+ days): 3.54%
> Share with a subprime credit score: 32.57% — the highest
> Homeownership rate 2019: 67.3% — 19th highest
> Median home value 2019: $128,200 — 2nd lowest
> Median household income 2019: $45,792– the lowest

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