Special Report

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

45. McNairy, TN
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $915
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,316 — 335 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 42.76% — #442 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 665 — #1679 of 2225

44. King George, VA
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $917
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $3,030 — 49 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 24.12% — #1742 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 726 — #401 of 2225

43. Morgan, MO
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $933
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,640 — 133 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 31.50% — #1212 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 695 — #984 of 2225

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42. La Grange, IN
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $940
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $3,550 — 9 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 17.56% — #2067 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 722 — #474 of 2225

41. Eastland, TX
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $948
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,755 — 97 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 65.26% — #2 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 608 — #2203 of 2225

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