York County ranks high when it comes to credit scores

As you open your wallet to buy those last-minute Christmas gifts, know this: York Countians are among the most credit-worthy folks in the country.
A new study released by NerdWallet, a personal finance website, ranked the 20 areas whose residents had the highest average credit score and the 20 areas with the lowest average score.
The York-Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon area had the 18th best average credit score, with an average of 685, according to the report.
Two other Pennsylvania areas also made the top 20. Johnstown-Altoona was No. 12 with an average credit score of 689. Pittsburgh came in at No. 15 with an average score of 688.
Residents of Minneapolis-St. Paul were the nation’s most credit-worthy with an average score of 702. Folks living in the Harlingen-Brownsville, Texas area had the lowest average credit score at 628, the report said.





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