Americans’ Debt Has Risen in 2017

Personal finance website GOBankingRates surveyed over 2,500 adults across the U.S. to find how much debt the average American has. Here are some of their findings:

Top 5 States With the Highest Average Debt

1. Hawaii: $869,250

2. Maryland: $284,851

3. Texas: $185,583

4. Oklahoma: $174,838

5. Indiana: $166,844

Top 5 States With the Lowest Average Debt

1. Washington, D.C.: $1,611

2. Arkansas: $2,286

3. Louisiana: $6,139

4. South Dakota: $6,738

5. Nebraska: $8,426