Here’s Every State’s Credit Rating, In One Handy, Depressing Chart
9:45 am, July 19th | by Amy Tennery
How does your state rank, credit-wise? Actually, better than you may think.
A new chart from the Pew Center shows every state’s current Standard & Poor’s credit rating — and its rating over the last 11 years. And while you may think the economy is bad now, it’s somewhat comforting to realize that just 9 years ago, California’s credit was rated “BBB.” See? It really could be worse.
Read on for more fun stats — and if you’re from Maryland, Delaware Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, Utah or Virginia, congrats. You officially have bragging rights.: