Average credit card debt by state… are you past the average in your state?

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Believe it or not the average credit card debt can vary greatly from state to state. For instance, per data by the reporting agency TransUnion, the typical Alaska residents carried the most credit card debt – an average of $6,910 – this is 23% more than Colorado, which is the next state carrying the highest average credit card debt.

Iowa holds just $3,885 in credit card debt on average, which is almost half as much as the rest of the nation. North and South Dakota, and Nebraska were among other states which came in with low average credit card debt per household – the three held an average of $4,182.

What about your state? Are you past or beneath it?

Alaska $7,706
District of Columbia $6,580
Virginia $6,520
Connecticut $6,494
Maryland $6,448
New York $6,390
Colorado $6,323
Washington $6,241
Hawaii $6,139
Delaware $6,056
New Jersey $6,013
Texas $5,960
New Hampshire $5,939
Illinois $5,935
Georgia $5,800
Vermont $5,781
California $5,769
Oregon $5,769
Florida $5,754
Oklahoma $5,728
Wyoming $5,716
Nevada $5,715
Arizona $5,673
Massachusetts $5,672
South,Carolina $5,653
Kansas $5,647
Pennsylvania $5,646
North Carolina $5,596
Ohio $5,583
Minnesota $5,565
Idaho $5,555
Alabama $5,548
Utah $5,532
New Mexico $5,514
Tennessee $5,492
Rhode Island $5,455
Missouri $5,431
Louisiana $5,408
Arkansas $5,317
Indiana $5,288
Montana $5,283
Mississippi $5,198
Wisconsin $5,142
West Virginia $5,123
Michigan $5,079
Kentucky $5,070
Maine $5,059
North Dakota $4,932
South Dakota $4,851
Nebraska $4,833
Iowa $4,734

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