Vacant, owner deceased. Not the cheeriest of words to describe a single-family home, but good to know if you’re looking for a spooky place to park your broom.
There are 22,000 such properties across the nation, according to RealtyTrac, or one in every 5,973 homes. The company tracked public data records, and found that some zip codes are more prone to a haunting than others.
Those looking for a fright this Halloween might want to head to the 36610 area of Mobile County, Alabama, where one in every 89 homes sits empty, sans owner.
Next in line? Mahoning County, Ohio, followed by Wayne County, Michigan.