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Credit Card Debt in WA

^ Washington residents have average credit card debt of $5,269, which ranks 12th in the nation. [1]

Credit Card Info in WA by City

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Credit Card Delinquency in WA

^ The credit card delinquency rate for Washington residents is 0.4%, which ranks 45th in the U.S. [2]

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Washington Credit Card & Personal Finance Statistics

Washington Credit Card Debt


  • Credit Card Debt: WA vs. U.S.
    • Washington residents have average credit card debt of $5,269. [1]
    • The average credit card debt amount in Washington is 6% greater than the national average of $4,965.
    • WA ranks 12th in the nation in average credit card debt. [1]

Credit Card Delinquency in WA


  • Cardholders that are more than 90 days late on credit card payments in Washington [2]
    • Washington ranks 45th in the nation with a credit card delinquency rate that is 30% less than the national average of 0.57%.
    • Washington Rate: 0.4%
    • National Average: 0.57%
  • Statute of limitations for credit card debt in Washington [4]
    • Washington: 6 years
    • U.S. Average: 5.4 years

Washington Credit Scores


  • Credit Scores: WA vs. U.S.
    • Washington residents have an average credit score of 713. [3]
    • The average credit score for Washington residents is 2% greater than the national average score of 696.
    • WA ranks 14th in the nation in average credit score. [3]

Washington Demographics

Income Breakdown in Washington

The state of Washington has a median household income is $62,590. Approximately 13 percent of households in WA have incomes below the poverty level. [5]



Household Income: Washington vs. U.S.

The median household income in the state of Washington is approximately 7 percent more 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 Washington median household income of $62,590. [5]


Age Breakdown in Washington

In Washington, just under 75 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 Washington

About Washington

The state of Washington has a population of approximately 6,724,540, ranking 13th in the nation. [5]

WA Credit Cards

More about Washington Credit Cards

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

Did you know?

The first few numbers (even the very first number) of a credit card can reveal a lot. For example, Visa credit cards begin with a 4.

Washington Cities

Washington ZIP Codes


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References

1. ^ The Washington Post

2. ^ TransUnion

3. ^ Equifax

4. ^ Washington State Legislature

5. ^ United States Census Bureau

6. ^ U.S. Federal Reserve