Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 12:12 p.m.
The percentage of Nevadans who are months late on their mortgage payments is falling, but it remains well above the national average.
Nevada had a mortgage delinquency rate of 9.12 percent last quarter, according to a report out today by TransUnion, a Chicago-based research firm.
That means more than nine out of every 100 borrowers statewide were at least 60 days late on their housing payments as of March 31. A year earlier, it was 11.16 percent.
Despite the dip, Nevada still had the second-highest delinquency rate in the country last quarter. Florida had the highest, at 11 percent.
The delinquency rate nationally was 4.56 percent last quarter, down from 5.78 percent a year earlier, TransUnion reported.