Map: Mortgage Interest Deductions

What share of taxpayers claim the mortgage interest deduction in each county, and how does your county stack up to the rest of the nation? Use our interactive map to explore mortgage interest deduction claiming rates at the county level nationwide. Click a county to zoom in, and click it again to zoom out. Darker colors indicate higher values; grey shading indicates unavailable data.

For more, read the policy brief "The Mortgage Interest Deduction Across Zip Codes," by Benjamin Harris and Lucie Parker »

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Average mortgage interest deducted, 2012, in dollars

Average mortgage interest
deducted:
The county shading is determined by rank out of 3,124 counties. Move the mouse over the map to view individual county data. Average mortgage interest deduction refers to the average deduction conditional on claiming.

Source: IRS Statistics of Income.
Interactive by Marcia Underwood and Christopher Ingraham. Updated 12/5/14.

SUMMARY

What share of taxpayers claim the mortgage interest deduction in each county, and how does your county stack up to the rest of the nation? Use our interactive map to explore mortgage interest deduction claiming rates at the county level nationwide. Click a county to zoom in, and click it again to zoom out. Darker colors indicate higher values; grey shading indicates unavailable data.