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Ocean Springs residents have highest credit scores in South Mississippi

A chip credit card. (Image Source/Zuma Press/TNS)
A chip credit card. (Image Source/Zuma Press/TNS) TNS

WalletHub ranked average credit scores of residents in 2,570 U.S. cities and found that those who live in Ocean Springs have the highest credit scores of cities ranked in South Mississippi.

Ocean Springs residents' average score is 662.03. While that is the best on the Coast, it is the 1574th best of the cities ranked, which puts it in the 39th percentile.

Other cities in South Mississippi and their scores in descending order are:

Lucedale 645.79

Biloxi 643.09

Picayune 638.92

Moss Point 635.69

Gulfport 633.34

Pascagoula 623.34

In comparison, the average credit score is 635.31 in Mobile, 635.17 in New Orleans and 602.03 in Jackson.

Madison has the highest credit score in the state at 705.65, which puts it in the 83 percentile. The Villages in Florida the highest credit score in the nation at 779.51

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