Here is Every State Ranked By How Bad Their Credit Card Debt Is

Let's face it, Americans love to live beyond their means. And in order to do so, they need to rack up a lot of credit card debt. And while the average credit card debt per household has decreased over the past couple of years, there's still a lot of places in the United States where people owe a lot of money.

Here's all 50 states ranked by how bad their credit card debt is:

51. Ohio – $5,446

50. South Carolina – $5,801

49. Maine – $5,803

48. Pennsylvania – $6,065

47. Michigan – $6,082

46. Rhode Island – $6,104

45. Nebraska – $6,180

44. Tennessee – $6,217

43. Massachusetts – $6,277

42. Wisconsin – $6,484

41. Missouri – $6,491

40. Vermont – $6,545

39. Mississippi – $6,673

38. Iowa – $6,696

37. Arkansas – $6,747

36. Minnesota – $6,761

35. New Hampshire – $6,838

34. Indiana – $6,958

33. Kansas – $7,040

32. West Virginia – $7,090

31. Georgia – $7,090

30. Arizona – $7,100

29. Alabama – $7,105

28. Delaware – $7,158

27. Kentucky – $7,190

26. North Carolina – $7,225

25. Louisiana – $7,260

24. Illinois – $7,278

23. Connecticut – $7,304

22. South Dakota – $7,362

21. Texas – $7,692

20. Virginia – $7,867

19. Nevada – $7,871

18. Maryland – $7,913

17. New Mexico – $7,952

16. Oklahoma – $8,059

15. Washington – $8,108

14. Washington D.C. – $8,291

13. Hawaii – $8,315

12. Florida – $8,444

11. North Dakota – $8,450

10. Idaho – $8,570

9. Oregon – $8,619

8. New York – $8,764

7. Colorado – $9,108

6. New Jersey – $9,454

5. Montana – $9,759

4. California – $10,496

3. Utah – $11,222

2. Wyoming – $11,546

1. Alaska – $13,048

Now if only there was a list of the best states to live in to get out of credit card debt!

(h/t ValuePenguin)

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