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Personal Bankruptcy Statistics For 2008

by Roilee Mandeville

in Bankruptcy Statistics

Do you wonder how many have filed bankruptcy for the year 2008? Perhaps you only want to know how many filed personal bankruptcy in your state. Here’s a compilation of the 2008 statistical data that came from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court website. Figures are for non-business bankruptcy filing (Ch 7, 11 & 13 only). The top 9 states are listed below, followed by a complete list sorted by state.

CA 126,819 California OH 56,722 Ohio TN 46,679 Tennessee
FL 63,726 Florida IL 54,559 Illinois NY 45,281 New York
GA 59,287 Georgia MI 53,656 Michigan TX 41,134 Texas

Here’s the complete table in alphabetical order.

AL 29,021 Alabama KY 20,951 Kentucky ND 1,307 North Dakota
AK 810 Alaska LA 14,948 Louisiana OH 56,722 Ohio
AZ 18,463 Arizona ME 2,853 Maine OK 10,764 Oklahoma
AR 13,494 Arkansas MD 17,377 Maryland OR 12,373 Oregon
CA 126,819 California MA 16,098 Massachusetts PA 31,957 Pennsylvania
CO 20,171 Colorado MI 53,656 Michigan RI 4,156 Rhode Island
CT 7,837 Connecticut MN 15,743 Minnesota SC 8,234 South Carolina
DE 2,284 Delaware MS 11,993 Mississippi SD 1,382 South Dakota
DC 823 District of Columbia MO 24,720 Missouri TN 46,679 Tennessee
FL 63,726 Florida MT 1,880 Montana TX 41,134 Texas
GA 59,287 Georgia NE 6,449 Nebraska UT 9,028 Utah
HI 2,001 Hawaii NV 18,211 Nevada VT 1,226 Vermont
ID 5,085 Idaho NH 3,538 New Hampshire VA 27,580 Virginia
IL 54,559 Illinois NJ 25,766 New Jersey WA 21,121 Washington
IN 38,470 Indiana NM 4,365 New Mexico WV 5,141 West Virginia
IA 7,783 Iowa NY 45,281 New York WI 20,796 Wisconsin
KS 8,648 Kansas NC 21,824 North Carolina WY 785 Wyoming

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