Madison ranks near top in average credit scores

Experian, a credit bureau, has found Madison to have the second-highest average credit score in the nation (786), behind only Minneapolis, in a survey of 143 cities. Other Wisconsin cities making the top 10 were Wausau (third, 785) Green Bay (seventh, 781) and La Crosse (eighth, 779). Experian’s annual State of Credit survey uses VantageScore credit rankings, and credit scores of between 501 and 990. The national average was 750.