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Connecticut has cities ranked among those with most and least student debt

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DARIEN, CT (WFSB) -

A fifth of millennials' salaries go toward student loan payments, according to researchers.

The personal finance website WalletHub.com said it calculated a 2016 report on the cities with the most and least student loan debt.

Several Connecticut municipalities appeared on both ends of the list.

WalletHub said it compared the average student loan balance against the median income in 2,513 cities to determine where Americans are most overleveraged on their college-related debts.

In the 94th percentile was both New Haven and Hartford.

New Haven's average student debt was $36,970, its median income of adults aged 25 to 44 was $42,249 and its ratio of student debt-to-median income of adults aged 25 to 44 was 88 percent.

Hartford was $36,970, $42,249 and 86 percent in those categories.

Bridgeport ranked in the 85th percentile.

Darien and Westport finished in the top 1 percentile.

Darien's average student debt was $43,801, its median income of adults aged 25 to 44 was $250,000 and ratio of student debt-to-median income of adults aged 25 to 44 was 18 percent.

Westport's statistics were $42,790, $204,435 and 21 percent.

A number of other Connecticut municipalities made the list as well.

For more information, check out WalletHub's website here.

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