St. Joseph County


lawsuits from January 2020 to August 2021


of defendants did not have legal representation


default judgments are unavailable in Indiana

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Top Debt Collectors

Out of 400 debt collectors in St. Joseph County, the top 5 (1.3%) are responsible for 2,304 (40.8%) of 5,641 lawsuits.


Debt Collection Lawsuits By Year

October typically has the most debt collection lawsuits filed each year, with an average of 353 filings, accounting for 10.4% of the filings for the year.


Geography of Debt Collection Lawsuits

St. Joseph County is split into 75 tracts. On the map you can see the number of lawsuits corresponding to each Census Tract.

Lawsuit filings since January 2020

Overview of Lawsuits by Census Tract

The table to the right shows data for the 75 census tracts in St. Joseph County. Use the search below to find a specific tract.

Last updated: August 2021

NameLawsuitsLawsuits Trend
Jan '20 - Aug '21
Default Judgments
Census Tract 116.02
172-Jump to map
Census Tract 110
161-Jump to map
Census Tract 113.02
153-Jump to map
Census Tract 31
150-Jump to map
Census Tract 116.01
148-Jump to map
Census Tract 102
142-Jump to map
Census Tract 113.03
142-Jump to map
Census Tract 117.02
138-Jump to map
Census Tract 103
136-Jump to map
Census Tract 34
131-Jump to map
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Debt Collection Lawsuits by Neighborhood Demographics

Census tracts have been categorized by ther racial/ethnic majority, based on data from the American Community Survey.

Neighborhoods by Racial Majority

  • White: 78.7% of neighborhoods, 81.1% of lawsuits

  • Black: 8.0% of neighborhoods, 6.3% of lawsuits

  • No Majority: 12.0% of neighborhoods, 11.4% of lawsuits

  • Latinx: 1.3% of neighborhoods, 1.2% of lawsuits

Difference from Proportionate Filings Based on Neighborhood Racial Majority Proportions


Proportionate Filings

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