Sunday, September 30, 2012

Facts about Student Loan Debt

For a comprehensive look at student loan debt, Pew has a large, new study based on a special tabulation of the 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances. In a nutshell, 19 percent of households had outstanding student loans in 2010, including 40 percent of households headed by people under age 35. Among those with student loans, the average outstanding balance was $26,682.

Source: Pew Research Center, A Record One-in-Five Households Now Owe Student Loan Debt

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