For the past month of February there were 1,404 bankruptcy filings in Orange County. This number rose from 1,348 filings in January, despite February being a shorter month.
Compared to 2011, February bankruptcies were about the same, with 1,413 filings done in February 2011, a slight decrease of 0.6%.
For Los Angeles County, Febraury 2012 filings were 3,953. This was a decrease of 10.6% from February 2011 when there were 4,422 filings.
For Riverside/San Bernardino Counties, there were 2,852 filings in February of 2012. This was a decrease of 16.6% from February 2011 when there were 3,421 filings.
Overall, the Central District of California saw a decrease in filings of 10.7%, going from 10,968 filings in February of 2011 to 9,797 filings this past February.