The Most Financially Healthy Places in South Carolina!

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Yay!  Here’s some positive news!  Earthlings know how hard sticking to a healthy lifestyle can be, but keeping a healthy wallet can be even harder. A new study by SmartAsset finds the most financially healthy places in South Carolina.

The study analyzed debt, bankruptcy, poverty and unemployment in counties across the USA to find where residents were most financially healthy. According to the study, the Upstate area is one of the most financially healthy places in South Carolina.

Take a look at how the top counties in South Carolina ranked in the table below:

Rank

County

Debt as % of Income

Bankruptcies

Poverty Rate

Unemployment Rate

Financial Health Index

1

Oconee, SC

0.96%

0.67

16.00%

4.40%

83.48

2

Anderson, SC

1.19%

0.89

14.40%

3.90%

79.70

3

Union, SC

0.67%

1.55

18.00%

5.40%

79.51

4

Abbeville, SC

0.95%

0.77

20.30%

4.60%

78.29

5

Greenville, SC

1.38%

0.86

12.40%

3.70%

78.21

6

Spartanburg, SC

1.23%

1.12

13.70%

4.00%

77.78

7

Pickens, SC

1.29%

0.87

15.30%

4.10%

76.51

8

Saluda, SC

0.97%

1.53

18.00%

3.90%

75.96

9

Laurens, SC

0.95%

0.98

21.90%

4.40%

75.59

10

Cherokee, SC

0.98%

1.08

20.20%

4.90%

74.97

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