North Dakota leads overall; Kentucky most improved since last analysis

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today CardRatings.com releases its yearly analysis of the best and worst states for credit conditions. The state-by-state study shows which are best prepared to withstand the economic rollercoaster of 2020. Just as COVID-19 preys heavily on those with preexisting conditions, the leader in credit card ratings finds the economic burden may hit households hardest that started the year with the weakest credit.

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Most Improved and Worst Declines

  • Delaware had the biggest decline in ranking: the state’s unemployment rate rose more than any other state’s, dropping from 16th to 42nd for employment conditions

  • Kentucky is the biggest improver since last year’s analysis, though its climb of 15 places only brought it up to the middle of the pack at 25th overall; the Bluegrass State jumped from 42nd to

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