List of U.S. states by credit rating

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Credit Ratings for state debt from S&P Global as of January 2017.
  AAA
  AA+
  AA
  AA-
  A+
  A
  A-
  BBB+
  BBB
Credit Ratings for state debt from Moody's as of January 2017.
  Aaa
  Aa1
  Aa2
  Aa3
  A1
  A2
  A3
  Baa1
  Baa2
  Baa3 and below
  Not rated
Credit Ratings for state debt from Fitch as of January 2017.
  AAA
  AA+
  AA
  AA-
  A+
  A
  A-
  BBB+
  BBB
  BBB- and below
  Not rated

This is a list of U.S. states by credit rating, showing credit ratings for sovereign bonds as reported by the three major credit rating agencies: Standard & Poor's, Fitch and Moody's.

January 2017[edit]

State S&P Global Moody's Fitch Ref.
 Alabama 201 AA 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Alaska 211 AA+ 191 Aa2 201 AA+ [1]
 Arizona 201 AA 191 Aa2 000 Not rated [1]
 Arkansas 201 AA 201 Aa1 000 Not rated [1]
 California 191 AA- 181 Aa3 181 AA- [1]
 Colorado 201 AA 201 Aa1 000 Not rated [1]
 Connecticut 191 AA- 181 Aa3 181 AA- [1]
 Delaware 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Florida 221 AAA 201 Aa1 211 AAA [1]
 Georgia 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Hawaii 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 191 AA [1]
 Idaho 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Illinois 141BBB 131 Baa2 141 BBB+ [1]
 Indiana 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Iowa 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Kansas 191 AA- 191 Aa2 000 Not rated [1]
 Kentucky 181 A+ 191 Aa2 181 AA- [1]
 Louisiana 201 AA 181 Aa3 181 AA- [1]
 Maine 201 AA 191 Aa2 191 AA [1]
 Maryland 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Massachusetts 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Michigan 191 AA- 201 Aa1 191 AA [1]
 Minnesota 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 211 AAA [1]
 Mississippi 201 AA 191 Aa2 191 AA [1]
 Missouri 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Montana 201 AA 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Nebraska 221 AAA 191 Aa2 000 Not rated [1]
 Nevada 201 AA 191 Aa2 201 AA+ [1]
 New Hampshire 201 AA 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 New Jersey 161 A- 161 A2 161 A [1]
 New Mexico 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 000 Not rated [1]
 New York 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 North Carolina 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
  North Dakota 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 000 Not rated [1]
 Ohio 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Oklahoma 211 AA+ 191 Aa2 201 AA+ [1]
 Oregon 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 Pennsylvania 191 AA- 181 Aa3 181 AA- [1]
 Rhode Island 201 AA 191 Aa2 191 AA [1]
 South Carolina 211 AA+ 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 South Dakota 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Tennessee 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Texas 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Utah 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Vermont 211 AA+ 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Virginia 221 AAA 211 Aaa 211 AAA [1]
 Washington 211 AA+ 201 Aa1 201 AA+ [1]
 West Virginia 191 AA- 201 Aa1 191 AA [1]
 Wisconsin 201 AA 191 Aa2 191 AA [1]
 Wyoming 221 AAA 000 Not rated 000 Not rated [1]

Historic S&P Global Rankings [2][edit]

State May 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
 Alaska AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA NR NR
 Delaware AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Florida AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Georgia AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Indiana AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA AA AA+ AA+ AA+
 Iowa AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Maryland AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Missouri AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Nebraska AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 North Carolina AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
  North Dakota AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Texas AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Utah AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Virginia AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Wyoming AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Idaho AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Kansas AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Massachusetts AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Minnesota AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 New Mexico AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Ohio AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Oklahoma AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Oregon AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA
 South Carolina AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA AAA
 South Dakota AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA NR NR NR NR NR
 Tennessee AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA
 Vermont AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Washington AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA+ AA+ AA+
 Alabama AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Arkansas AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Colorado AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Connecticut AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Hawaii AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Louisiana AA AA AA AA AA- AA- A+ A A A A+ A+ A A
 Maine AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA AA+ AA+ AA+
 Mississippi AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Montana AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Nevada AA AA AA AA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA
 New Hampshire AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA+ AA+
 New York AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Pennsylvania AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Rhode Island AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA-
 West Virginia AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Wisconsin AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Arizona AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- NR
 Kentucky AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Michigan AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA+ AA+ AAA AAA
 New Jersey A+ AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA AA AA+
 California A A A- A- A- A A+ A+ A+ A A BBB A A+
 Illinois A- A- A A+ A+ A+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ""Rainy Day Funds and State Credit Ratings", Pew Charitable Trusts, Rainy Day Funds and State Credit Ratings, May 18, 2017, accessed 16 Nov 2018" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Infographic: S&P State Credit Ratings, 2001–2014". www.pewtrusts.org.