Special Report

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

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40. Bexar, TX
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $949
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $3,050 — 45 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 41.88% — #485 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 659 — #1802 of 2225

39. Kingfisher, OK
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $955
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $1,765 — 1188 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 39.89% — #604 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 662 — #1742 of 2225

36. Perry, IN
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $957
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $3,361 — 19 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 23.40% — #1774 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 713 — #669 of 2225

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36. Duchesne, UT
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $957
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $3,006 — 51 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 30.57% — #1294 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 691 — #1053 of 2225

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36. Botetourt, VA
> Change in median debt in collection (Feb-Oct 2020): $957
> Median debt in collection Oct. 2020: $2,692 — 112 of #2225 counties
> Pct. ppl with debt in collection Oct. 2020: 17.33% — #2080 of 2225
> Median credit score Oct. 2020: 748 — #85 of 2225

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