The Best And Worst Cities For Credit Scores
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The Best And Worst Cities For Credit Scores
February 6, 2020 8:57 AM
by
Keith Griffin

Looking for the best cities with the customers with the best credit for your mortgage business?  Want to know where people live with the worst credit ratings? WalletHub compared the median credit scores of residents in 2,572 U.S. cities to give credit where credit is literally and figuratively due.

You’re going to find the people with the best credit score of a median 804 at the mega-retirement tract known as The Villages in Florida.It’s one of the best markets in the country. According to U.S. Census data released in March 2018, The Villages was the 10th in the annual list of fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States.

These are the other top cities with the best media credit scores:

* Sun City West, AZ  / 789

* Sun City Center, FL / 783

* Green Valley, AZ / 783

* Los Altos, CA / 782

* Saratoga, CA / 781

* Estero, FL / 781

* Laguna Woods, CA / 781

* Leawood, KS / 780

* Lexington, MA / 779

Camden, New Jersey, East St. Louis, Illinois, and Chester,Pennsylvania shared the distinction of having the lowest median credit scores in the country at 552. The remaining cities with the lowest median credit ratings.

* Camden, NJ / 552

* East St. Louis, IL / 552

* Chester, PA / 552

* Detroit, MI / 555

* Gary, IN / 559

* Inkster, MI / 561

* Harvey, IL / 566

* East Chicago, IN / 571

* West Memphis, AR / 573

* East Orange, NJ / 576

The complete list of over 2,500 cities is available at WalletHub, a site that offers free daily credit scores and credit reports.

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