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The average credit score among Bakersfield residents is among lowest in US

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Posted at 4:53 PM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-16 19:53:30-04

What's your credit score? If you live in Bakersfield, a study says you may be below the national average.

A new report by WalletHub says Bakersfield residents' average credit score is 642. With that average, Bakersfield ranks as 2180 in a list of 2534 U.S. cities, placing us in the 14th percentile.

The city with the highest average in America is The Villages, Florida with a score of 779; the highest in California is Los Altos, with an average score of 757.

The city with the lowest average was Camden, New Jersey with a score of 566; the lowest in California was Adelanto, with an average score of 605.