General Obligation Medians For Counties: Update As Of April 3, 2019

Source: S&P Global Ratings, April 25, 2019
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S&P Global Ratings derives the general obligation (GO) county medians from rating reviews completed under its GO criteria (“Local Government GO Ratings Methodology And Assumptions,” published Sept. 12, 2013). We derive the county medians from the 1,054 counties we rated as of April 3, 2019.

We present the medians by rating category. Because we rate only three counties ‘BB’ and lower, the results are not statistically significant and so not shown.

These medians exclude municipalities and special districts such as school districts. We are publishing a separate GO municipality median report concurrently with this article….

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General Obligation Medians For Municipalities: Update As Of April 3, 2019
Source: S&P Global Ratings, April 25, 2019
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S&P Global Ratings derives the general obligation (GO) municipal medians from rating reviews completed under its GO criteria (Local Government GO Ratings Methodology And Assumptions, published Sept. 12, 2013). S&P Global Ratings derives the municipal medians from the 3,877 municipalities it rated as of April 3, 2019.

We present the medians by rating category. These medians do not pertain to counties and special districts such as school districts. We are publishing a separate GO county median report concurrently with this article.