According to, Sullivan County currently has 384 foreclosures. With a population of 153,900, that’s 2.5 per 1,000 residents. The foreclosure rate for neighboring Washington County (TN) is more than double (6.2 per 1,000 residents).

Please refer to the following chart to compare foreclosure rates to neighboring counties.

Rate per 1,000 residents:
Sullivan Co (Kingsport-Bristol, TN) 2.5
Hawkins Co (Rogersville-Church Hill) 3.8
Williamson Co (Franklin-Brentwood, TN) 4.3
Davidson Co (Nashville, TN) 4.8
Montgomery Co (Clarksville, TN) 4.8
Rutherford Co (Murfreesboro, TN) 5.0
Buncombe Co (Asheville, NC) 5.7
Washington Co (Johnson City, TN) 6.2
Hamilton Co (Chattanooga, TN) 6.8
Shelby Co (Memphis, TN) 6.9
Spartanburg Co, SC 7.6
Roanoke City, VA 7.8
Knox Co (Knoxville, TN) 7.9
Greenville Co, SC 9.5
Sevier Co (Sevierville-Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge, TN) 9.7
Roanoke Co, VA 10.4