Average Alabama Resident Owes More Than $9,000 in Credit Card Debt

  • Written by William Thornton of Alabama Media

Credit card debt among Alabamians - as with the rest of the United States - continues to grow. Experian says that the average resident of Alabama owes $9,161 in credit card debt - an amount that grew 7.2 percent from 2017. That puts the state near the top, percentage wise. Last year, the average credit card debt in-state was $8,688.

But that increase is not surprising, as every state saw an increase in credit card debt this year.

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