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Credit scores in the map are based on VantageScore, a nationally recognized score that was developed jointly by Experian and the other national credit reporting companies, Trans Union and Equifax. It can range from 501 to 990 with a higher credit score indicating lower credit risk. Experian took a look at the average credit score in the top DMA's (Designated Marketing Areas) from January-June 2010. The cities on this map represent the data for the DMA within which each city falls.Learn More about VantageScore.
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Population Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 Population Estimates based on Census 2000 and 1990 Census data.
Foreclosure source: RealtyTrac.com July 2010.