There is no national database on evictions that provides an accurate tally year to year. However, RedFin did a study that estimated that 2,700,000 people faced an eviction in the United States in 2015.

This eviction counter represents an estimate of how many estimated evictions have occurred in the United States (based on the RedFin data) since the beginning of 2018.

2018 Running Eviction Data Estimator

1,341,353

Let’s slice and dice this eviction data to see how it breaks down in various timeframes.

How many evictions happen every month in America?

2,700,000 divided by 12 = 225,000 evictions every month

How many evictions happen every day in America?

2,700,000 divided by 365 = 7,397 evictions every day

How many evictions every hour in the US?

7,397 divided by 24 hours = 308 evictions every hour

How many evictions every minute in America?

308 divided by 60 minutes = 5.13 evictions every minute

How many seconds go by per eviction in the US?

60 seconds divided by 5.13 means that every 11.69 seconds there is an eviction in the United States

How many evictions happened during…

Knowing these estimates we can take a curious look at how many evictions occurred during the following events.