BOSTON (CBS) – Boston is the city with the highest average student loan debt in the U.S., according to Forbes and credit monitoring site Credit Karma.
With an average student loan debt of nearly $44,000, Boston ranks higher than second-place Washington, D.C. (about $41,394) and San Francisco ($39,915).READ MORE: Hardwick Health Agent Says 'It's Impossible' To Convince Residents To Get COVID Vaccine
Durham, N.C. ($38,462) and Atlanta ($37,946) round out the top five.READ MORE: Tree Falls On House In Hyde Park During Strong Storm
Boston, of course, has one of the large college student populations in the nation.MORE NEWS: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born
At the opposite end of the spectrum, Laredo, Texas has the lowest average student loan debt at $18,048.