Overall consumer debt in Arizona continued to decline in the third quarter of 2011, consistent with national trends. The average debt per consumer (excluding first mortgages) in Arizona was close to $18,900 for Q3, which was higher than the national average of roughly $17,200. Average revolving debt per consumer in Arizona, which includes balances related to bank cards, revolving home equity, and retail, was roughly $9,300 for Q3, higher than the national figure of about $7,800. Total consumer debt and revolving debt have fallen since their peaks in 2009, but debt levels remain above those from the earlier part of the decade.
Author: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Date of Publication: December , 2011
Last Updated: December , 2011