St. Louis County


8,588

lawsuits from January 2020 to June 2021

92.7%

of defendants did not have legal representation

35.4%

of lawsuits resulted in default judgments


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Top Debt Collectors

Out of 400 debt collectors in St. Louis County, the top 5 (1.3%) are responsible for 4,616 (53.7%) of 8,588 lawsuits.

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Debt Collection Lawsuits By Year

February typically has the most debt collection lawsuits filed each year, with an average of 999 filings, accounting for 17.2% of the filings for the year.

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Geography of Debt Collection Lawsuits

St. Louis County is split into 199 tracts. On the map you can see the number of lawsuits corresponding to each Census Tract.

Lawsuit filings since January 2020
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Overview of Lawsuits by Census Tract

The table to the right shows data for the 199 census tracts in St. Louis County. Use the search below to find a specific tract.

Last updated: June 2021

NameLawsuitsLawsuits Trend
Jan '20 - Jun '21
Default Judgments
Census Tract 2108.04
21879
Census Tract 2120.01
13959
Census Tract 2109.12
12639
Census Tract 2106
11242
Census Tract 2108.06
11141
Census Tract 2157
11036
Census Tract 2159
10841
Census Tract 2104
10344
Census Tract 2116
10036
Census Tract 2110
10029

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: 72.4% of neighborhoods, 54.2% of lawsuits

  • Black: 24.6% of neighborhoods, 40.9% of lawsuits

  • No Majority: 3.0% of neighborhoods, 5.0% of lawsuits

Difference from Proportionate Filings Based on Neighborhood Racial Majority Proportions

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Proportionate Filings

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