Special Report

US Counties Where Debt Is Increasing the Most During COVID-19

50. Cooper, MO
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $880
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,301 — 351 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 23.85% — #1753 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 708 — #749 of 2225

49. White, IL
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $892
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $1,911 — 910 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 28.51% — #1440 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 690 — #1072 of 2225

48. Latimer, OK
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $901
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,750 — 98 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 45.38% — #308 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 652 — #1945 of 2225

47. Texas, OK
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $904
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,254 — 394 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 40.18% — #581 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 670 — #1554 of 2225

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46. Centre, PA
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $913
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,243 — 408 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 28.78% — #1419 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 714 — #646 of 2225

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