RealtyTrac released today the May 2009 foreclosure numbers. Nevada tops the ratings with 1 in every 64 housing units receiving a foreclosure filing, more than six times the national average. California was second with 1 in every 144, and Florida third with 1 in every 148 housing units receiving a foreclosure filing during May.

The May 2009 numbers are 6 percent down from April, but almost 18 percent higher than a year ago May.

With the escalating foreclosure numbers all over the news, is it something you’re seeing in your life? Are you or someone you know facing foreclosure? Are you seeing foreclosed properties in your neighborhood? What do these numbers mean to you?

See the full article on the May 2009 foreclosure numbers for more details.