As you can see in the graph below, the average credit card debt per person in the United States can get quite high. The graph shows the 10 cities in the US with the highest average amount of credit card debt per person. The average debt in the US is into the thousands as well, and many people only pay the minimum due and remain in debt for years. Being in debt can become quite stressful but it can be easily paid up with some discipline and budgeting. Underneath the graph are a few links to articles that give some great advice on ridding yourself of excessive debt.
Debt Clean Up Advice