US Cities With Highest, Lowest Credit Scores

Unsurprisingly, San Francisco tops the list
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2017 5:29 PM CDT
Detroit has the lowest average credit scores in the nation.   (Getty Images/DenisTangneyJr)

(Newser) WalletHub calls your credit score a "numerical representation of your financial habits." To figure out what US residents had the best habits, the site looked at the average credit scores in more than 2,500 US cities. Residents in The Villages, Florida, did the best with an average score of 778.77. On the other end of the spectrum were residents in Camden, New Jersey, who had an average credit score of 566.07. Here are the major US cities with the five highest and lowest average credit scores:


  1. San Francisco
  2. Honolulu
  3. Seattle
  4. San Jose
  5. Boston
  1. Detroit
  2. Memphis
  3. Cleveland
  4. Milwaukee
  5. Baltimore
See the full list here. (Read more credit score stories.)

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