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Most Pawned Items by State - Infographic

January 21, 2020 07:00
Most Pawned Items by State - Infographic

When it comes to pawning, not all things are created equal. In the Top 3 Things to Pawn at a Pawn Shop, we looked at what items are most in demand at pawnshops. The items most in demand, however, are not necessarily the tops things Americans are pawning when they need cash. And even that differs based on geography. According to PawnGuru, guns are pawned at disproportionately higher rates in southern and western states, while Michigan pawnshops see more cars and trucks.

Here’s a breakdown of the most popular items pawned by state compared to the national average:

Most Pawned items by state infographic – MGS
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