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Maine Credit Cards

Credit Card Debt in ME

^ Maine residents have average credit card debt of $4,797, which ranks 29th in the nation. [1]

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Credit Card Delinquency in ME

^ The credit card delinquency rate for Maine residents is 0.53%, which ranks 31st in the U.S. [2]

ME Credit Cards

Maine Credit Card & Personal Finance Statistics

Maine Credit Card Debt


  • Credit Card Debt: ME vs. U.S.
    • Maine residents have average credit card debt of $4,797. [1]
    • The average credit card debt amount in Maine is 3% less than the national average of $4,965.
    • ME ranks 29th in the nation in average credit card debt. [1]

Credit Card Delinquency in ME


  • Cardholders that are more than 90 days late on credit card payments in Maine [2]
    • Maine ranks 31st in the nation with a credit card delinquency rate that is 7% less than the national average of 0.57%.
    • Maine Rate: 0.53%
    • National Average: 0.57%
  • Statute of limitations for credit card debt in Maine [4]
    • Maine: 6 years
    • U.S. Average: 5.4 years

Maine Credit Scores


  • Credit Scores: ME vs. U.S.
    • Maine residents have an average credit score of 712. [3]
    • The average credit score for Maine residents is 2% greater than the national average score of 696.
    • ME ranks 15th in the nation in average credit score. [3]

Maine Demographics

Income Breakdown in Maine

The state of Maine has a median household income is $49,025. Approximately 13 percent of households in ME have incomes below the poverty level. [5]



Household Income: Maine vs. U.S.

The median household income in the state of Maine is approximately 16 percent less than the median income for the United States in its entirety.

For the nation as a whole, the median household income is $58,283, versus the Maine median household income of $49,025. [5]


Age Breakdown in Maine

In Maine, just under 79 percent of state residents meet the minimum age requirement to own a credit card in their own name without a co-signer. [5] [6]



Additional information about Maine

About Maine

The state of Maine has a population of approximately 1,328,361, ranking 40th in the nation. [5]

ME Credit Cards

More about Maine Credit Cards

For more information about Maine credit cards, or for additional resources regarding credit cards overall, visit Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Did you know?

Alaska residents had the highest average credit card debt in the nation in 2013, at $6,910 per cardholder.

Maine Cities

Maine ZIP Codes


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References

1. ^ The Washington Post

2. ^ TransUnion

3. ^ Equifax

4. ^ Maine State Legislature

5. ^ United States Census Bureau

6. ^ U.S. Federal Reserve