Determining the average amount of credit card debt per American seems like an easy task at first. Simply find the total number of Americans and total debt, do some quick math and come up with the answer. It isn't quite that easy, though. The amount of credit card debt, and the impact that this debt has upon families, can vary depending upon a person's situation.
Are you a millennial? Or are you closer to retirement? You place in life naturally can suggest what sort of debt situation you are living with.