Share of U.S. households with negative equity 2012-2016, by level of equity

This statistic presents the share of households in the United States with negative equity from 2012 to 2016, by level of equity. In 2016, 2.4 percent of U.S. households had a negative home equity of over 125, which means that mortgage secured by the value of a house was more than 125 percent of the value of the house itself.

Share of households with negative equity in the United States from 2012 to 2016, by level of equity

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Release date

March 2017


United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2016

Supplementary notes

Data only include properties with a mortgage.
Data as of 4th quarter each year.

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