Racked up any expenses on your credit card lately? You’re not alone. Check out our list below to see which states have the highest average credit card debt per borrower. The Washington Post’s full interactive map is here.
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Which states have the highest credit card debt?
- ALASKA: $6,910
- COLORADO: $5,625
- CONNECTICUT: $5,617
- NORTH CAROLINA: $5,548
- WASHINGTON, D.C.: $5,499
- NEW JERSEY: $5,484
- SOUTH CAROLINA: $5,389
- MARYLAND: $5,345
- GEORGIA: $5,343
- VIRGINIA: $5,329
- NEW HAMPSHIRE: $5,329
- WASHINGTON: $5,269
- DELAWARE: $5,234
- TEXAS: $5,173
- ILLINOIS: $5,166
Source: The Washington Post
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