List of U.S. states by credit rating

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Credit ratings for state debt from S&P Global as of May 2021
  AAA
  AA+
  AA
  AA−
  A+
  A
  A−
  BBB+
  BBB
  BBB- and below
Credit ratings for state debt from Moody's as of May 2021.
  Aaa
  Aa1
  Aa2
  Aa3
  A1
  A2
  A3
  Baa1
  Baa2
  Baa3 and below
  Not rated
Credit ratings for state debt from Fitch as of May 2021.
  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. The list is given as of May 2021.

State S&P Global[1] Moody's Fitch Ref.
 Alabama AA Aa1 AA+ [2]
 Alaska AA- Aa3 A+ [2][3]
 Arizona AA Aa1 n/a [2]
 Arkansas AA Aa1 n/a [2]
 California AA- Aa2 AA [2]
 Colorado AA Aa1 n/a [2]
 Connecticut A Aa3 A+ [2][4]
 Delaware AAA Aaa AAA [2][5]
 Florida AAA Aaa AAA [2]
 Georgia AAA Aaa AAA [2][6]
 Hawaii AA+ Aa2 AA [2]
 Idaho AA+ Aa1 AA+ [2][7]
 Illinois BBB Baa2 BBB- [2][8]
 Indiana AAA Aaa AAA [2][9]
 Iowa AAA Aaa AAA [2][10]
 Kansas AA- Aa2 n/a [2]
 Kentucky A Aa3 AA- [2]
 Louisiana AA- Aa3 AA- [2]
 Maine AA Aa2 AA [2][11]
 Maryland AAA Aaa AAA [2][12]
 Massachusetts AA Aa1 AA+ [2][13]
 Michigan AA Aa1 AA [2][14]
 Minnesota AAA Aa1 AAA [2][15]
 Mississippi AA Aa2 AA [2][16]
 Missouri AAA Aaa AAA [2]
 Montana AA Aa1 AA+ [2]
 Nebraska AAA Aa1 n/a [2]
 Nevada AA+ Aa1 AA+ [2]
 New Hampshire AA Aa1 AA+ [2][17]
 New Jersey BBB+ A3 A- [2]
 New Mexico AA Aa2 n/a [2]
 New York AA+ Aa2 AA+ [2][18]
 North Carolina AAA Aaa AAA [2][19]
 North Dakota AA+ Aa1 n/a [2]
 Ohio AA+ Aa1 AA+ [2][20]
 Oklahoma AA Aa2 AA [2]
 Oregon AA+ Aa1 AA+ [2][21]
 Pennsylvania A+ Aa3 AA- [2][22]
 Rhode Island AA Aa2 AA [2][23]
 South Carolina AA+ Aaa AAA [2][24]
 South Dakota AAA Aaa AAA [2]
 Tennessee AAA Aaa AAA [2][25]
 Texas AAA Aaa AAA [2][26]
 Utah AAA Aaa AAA [2][27]
 Vermont AA+ Aa1 AA+ [2][17]
 Virginia AAA Aaa AAA [2][22]
 Washington AA+ Aaa AA+ [2][28]
 West Virginia AA- Aa2 AA [2][29]
 Wisconsin AA Aa1 AA+ [2]
 Wyoming AA n/a n/a [2]

Historic S&P Global Rankings[edit]

State 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
 Alabama AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Alaska AA- AA- AA AA AA AA+ AAA AAA AAA AA- AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA NR NR
 Arizona AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- NR
 Arkansas AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 California AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- A A A- A- A- A A+ A+ A+ A A BBB A A+
 Colorado AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Connecticut A A A A A+ AA- AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Delaware AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA 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 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 AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Hawaii AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA 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 AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Illinois BBB BBB- BBB- BBB- BBB- BBB A- A- A- A A+ A+ A+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Indiana AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA AA AA+ AA+ AA+
 Iowa AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Kansas AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Kentucky A A A A A+ A+ A+ AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Louisiana AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA 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 AA AA- AA- AA AA+ AA+ AA+
 Maryland AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Massachusetts AA AA AA AA AA AA+ AA+ 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- AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA+ AA+ AAA AAA
 Minnesota AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Mississippi AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 Missouri AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Montana AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Nebraska AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA 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+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA
 New Hampshire AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA+ AA+
 New Jersey BBB+ BBB+ A- A- A- A A A+ AA- AA- AA- AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA AA AA+
 New Mexico AA AA AA AA AA AA AA+ 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 AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
 North Carolina AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 North Dakota AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA 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+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Oklahoma AA AA AA AA AA AA+ AA+ 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 AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA AA
 Pennsylvania A+ A+ A+ A+ AA- AA- AA- 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 AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA-
 South Carolina AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA AAA
 South Dakota AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA NR NR NR NR NR
 Tennessee AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA
 Texas AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA 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 AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Vermont AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+
 Virginia AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA
 Washington AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ AA+ 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- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA-
 Wisconsin AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA- AA
 Wyoming AA AA AA+ AA+ AA+ AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AA+ AA+ AA+ AA AA AA AA AA AA AA
Source:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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