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Chart: Top 10 Bankruptcy States Per Capita

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Nevada rose to tops in the nation with 11.23 bankruptcy filings per 1,000 residents in 2009 and remained number one last year with 11.1 filings per 1,000 residents, according to CreditCards.com. The state jumped from number seven in 2007 to number two in 2008.

  State 2010 Bankruptcy Filings
per 1,000 Residents
1. Nevada 11.1
2. Georgia 7.92
3. Tennessee
7.86
4. Alabama 7.16
5. Indiana 7.11
6. California 6.9
7. Michigan 6.69
8. Colorado 6.47
9. Utah 6.45
10. Arizona 6.31

2010 Data
Source: CreditCards.com

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