Which Large Counties Have the Worst Debt Problems?

Among the 20 most populous counties in the U.S., the share of people with medical debt is highest in Texas counties (to the right) and lowest in New York and California (to the left). The size of the circles denotes the median amount of debt held by residents in each county. Hover or tap on the circles for more detail.

N.Y./CALIF. counties

Counties in other states

TEXAS counties

Percent of people with credit records who have medical debt