Waukesha County has one of the lowest amounts of credit card debt
per capita in Wisconsin, according to a recent report by Smart
With an average income of
$37,577 and $3,630 in credit card debt, Waukesha County was number
seven on the list for Wisconsin counties with the lowest credit card
debt per capita. The county’s credit card debt is 9.7 percent of the
average income. The state’s average is 10.7 percent.
The state county with the least
amount of credit card debt per capita was Wood County with an income
of $25,961 and credit card debt of $1,960, which is 7.5 percent.
Others rounding out the top five were Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc
and Crawford counties.
Ozaukee County came in at number
six with an income of $42,041 and credit card debt of $3,710 for a
total of 8.8 percent.
To calculate the ratio of credit
card debt to per capita income for every county, Smart Asset figured
the ratio of credit card debt to net wealth per capita. Data from
the US Census Bureau and Federal Reserve Bank of New York was used
for the analysis.