Feb 19, 2021 - News
Minnesotans have the highest average credit score in the country
Data: Experian; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios

Minnesotans are No. 1 when it comes to good credit.

By the numbers: With an average score of 739, Minnesota outperformed all other states — and the national average of 711 — in reporting bureau Experian's annual ranking for 2020.

The big picture: Scores here increased six points between 2019 and 2020— a good sign for the financial health of residents during a tumultuous year.

This story first appeared in the Axios Twin Cities newsletter, designed to help readers get smarter, faster on the most consequential news unfolding in their own backyard.

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