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Hawaii near top in mortgage debt

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii has the third-highest average mortgage debt per borrower in the nation, at $309,536.

TransUnion reports that Hawaii trailed only the District of Columbia and California in the third quarter.

Average mortgage debt per borrower was $368,255 in the District of Columbia and $342,695 in California.

Nationwide, the average mortgage debt per borrower decreased in the quarter, to $190,176 from $193,121 last year.

The lowest average mortgage debt per borrower was in West Virginia at $100,263.

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