For the first time, Experian said it analyzed credit scores, average debt, utilization ratios, mortgage amounts and mortgage delinquencies of men and women in the United States. The company discovered women have a slight advantage with their credit scores and the average amount of debt that they carry.
The following info graphic highlights some of Experian’s findings as well as which states rank highest in terms of where women and men have the most independent mortgages.
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(Click on the chart at right to see an expanded version.)