Top Debt Collectors
Out of 3,307 debt collectors in Harris County, the top 5 (0.2%) are responsible for 84,454 (43.7%) of 193,362 lawsuits.
Debt Collection Lawsuits By Year
December typically has the most debt collection lawsuits filed each year, with an average of 5,795 filings, accounting for 11.0% of the filings for the year. Since the pandemic started, the average debt collection lawsuits in a given month have increased by 12.2% compared to pre-pandemic filings.
Geography of Debt Collection Lawsuits
Harris County is split into 785 tracts. On the map you can see the number of lawsuits corresponding to each Census Tract.
Overview of Lawsuits by Census Tract
The table to the right shows data for the 785 census tracts in Harris County. Use the search below to find a specific tract.
|Name||Lawsuits||Lawsuits Trend||Default Judgments|
Census Tract 5222.01
|2,621||930||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5429
|1,550||321||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5422
|1,543||351||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5421.01
|1,457||337||Jump to map|
Census Tract 2409.02
|1,165||144||Jump to map|
Census Tract 2504.02
|1,163||136||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5430.03
|1,155||245||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5555.02
|1,099||174||Jump to map|
Census Tract 5430.02
|1,066||220||Jump to map|
Census Tract 2407.01
|1,059||119||Jump to map|
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: 43.6% of neighborhoods, 41.9% of lawsuits
Latinx: 38.0% of neighborhoods, 39.1% of lawsuits
Black: 9.8% of neighborhoods, 8.3% of lawsuits
No Majority: 8.7% of neighborhoods, 10.7% of lawsuits
Difference from Proportionate Filings Based on Neighborhood Racial Majority Proportions