Study: Credit Card Debt In Los Alamos County Among Lowest In United States

SmartAsset News:
 
Black Friday is right around the corner and Americans will be rushing to the registers with their credit cards.
 
To help show where people have been most responsible with their cards, financial technology company SmartAsset has released their second annual study on places with the least credit card debt. According to the research, Los Alamos County residents are among the most responsible with their plastic, sporting one of the lowest per capita credit card debts (compared to income and net wealth) in the US.

Compare how Los Alamos County stacks up with other leading counties in the US:

 
Rank
County
Income
Wealth
Credit Card Debt
Credit Card Debt as % of Income
Credit Card Debt as % of Wealth
Lowest Credit Card Debt Index
1
Wabash, IL
$24,493
$27,446
$1,129
4.6 %
4.1 %
100.00
2
Los Alamos,NM
$50,723
$136,060
$3,149
6.2 %
2.3 %
99.67
3
Kossuth, IA
$29,229
$40,633
$1,530
5.2 %
3.8 %
99.32
4
Jasper, MS
$18,398
$19,117
$887
4.8 %
4.6 %
98.76
5
Henry, IA
$23,679
$28,172
$1,256
5.3 %
4.5 %
98.09
6
O’Brien, IA
$30,213
$40,169
$1,752
5.8 %
4.4 %
97.27
7
Mercer, IL
$26,739
$45,805
$1,775
6.6 %
3.9 %
96.39
8
Sumter, FL
$28,875
$103,949
$2,324
8.0 %
2.2 %
96.18
9
McPherson, KS
$27,979
$42,417
$1,806
6.5 %
4.3 %
96.15
10
Brown, MN
$27,801
$41,927
$1,803
6.5 %
4.3 %
96.03

You can find additional details on the study, including the methodology and interactive map here: https://smartasset.com/credit-cards/credit-card-calculator?year=2016#us

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