BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–When it comes to your finances, we all know that your credit score plays a big role.
Your credit score often determines the interest rate you’ll pay for credit cards, car loans, mortgages and whether you’ll get a loan in the first place.
Recently, LendEDU compiled a list of 150 towns and cities with the highest (and the lowest) credit scores in South Carolina.
The town of Okatie in Beaufort County ranked #1 in the state for residents with the highest credit score at 795. The town of St. Stephen came in dead last with an average credit score of 602.
A credit score of 700 or above is generally considered good. A score of 800 or above on the same range is considered to be excellent. Most credit scores fall between 600 and 750.
To see how other Berkeley County towns fared, check out the chart below: