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Form F. R. 285

STATEMtfft FOR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
December 2, 1940

Debits to deposit accounts (except interbank accounts), as reported by banks
in leading cities for the week ended November 27, aggregated $8,198,000,000. Total
debits during the 13 weeks ended November 27 amounted to $111,837,000,000, or 4
percent above the total reported for the corresponding period a year ago. At banks
in New York City there was an increase of 1 percent compared with the corresponding
period a yearsgo, and at the other reporting centers there was an increase of
7 percent.
S I t . A I BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
U.tlR
Federal
Reserve
District
Boston
Hew York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Franciscp
Total, 274 reporting centers
New York City*
140 Other, leading centers*
133 Other centers

Week ended
November 27 November 29
1940
1939
528
3,293
442
580
325
278
1,219
265
155
246
211
656
8,198
2,959
4,547
692

528
3,225
369
502
290
244
1,073
242
172
244
199
619
7,708
2,983
4,100
624

13 weeks ended November 27 November 29
1940
1939
6,583
46,108
5,762
7,974
4,349
3,497
16,475
3,462
2,171
3,477
2,795
9,185
111,837
42,090
60,162
9,585

6,237
45,608
5,356
7,172
4,042,
3,2.65
15,174
3,347
2,229
3,534
2,715
8,599
107,280
41,825
56,392
9,062

ENDED NOVEMBER 27, 1940
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER,, DURING THE I B
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont'd)
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
2,896
N. Y,
Hartford
Conn,
50,706
Elmira
t
i
1
1
3,144
Jamestown
New Haven
20,465
t
t
1
1
Faterbury
2,959,385
New York
7,9a
t
t
2,932
Bangor
Poughkeepsie
Maine
3,625
t
i
i
t
22,670
7,842
Rochester
Portland
t
t
18,040
335,351
Boston
Syracuse
Mass.
t
t
4,436
5,399
1
Brockton
Utioa
t
t
5,206
Fall River
i
t
3,175
DISTRICT 1©. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
Holyoke
t
t
3,676
31,017
Wilmington
Lowell
Del,
t
t
11,269
Itfnn
N. J.
Camden
5,131
i
t
t
t
6,28&
12,928
New Bedford
Trenton
t
t
5,728
17,348
Penna,
Allentown
Springfield
t
t
t
t
TJbrcester
Altoona
2,547
15,705
t
t
Manchester
Chester
3,905
N. H.
3,323
t
t
Harrisburg
8,997
Providence
35,187
R. I.
t
t
2,366
Hazleton
Burlington
Vt.
2,589
t
t
Johnstown
3,665
t
t
Lancaster
5,796
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
1
1
1,602
'Stamford
Lebanon
Conn,
5,372
i
t
Montclair
2,918
2,597
Norristown
N. J,
1
1
i
t
Philadelphia
Newark
71,428
315,433
t
t
t
t
10,611
Reading
Northern New Jersey
t
t
Scranton
Clearing House Assn.
9,625
34,239
t
t
t
t
Wilkes-Barre
5,701
Passaic
7,147
t
t
Albany
Williamsport
2,941
N. Y.
102,329
t
t
t
t
5,120
Binghamton
York
4,763
t
t
Buffalo
50,383
^Centers for which bank debit figures are available back to 1919.



Form F. R. 285-a
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE tEEK
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 6
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
Albany
Lexington
Ky.
3,930
Atlanta
Ohio
Akron
14,677
I
!
Canton
Augusta
10,066
n
Brunswick
Cincinnati
71,928
n
Columbus
Cleveland
149,985
n
Elberton
Columbus
33,533
n
Macon
Dayton
14,777
«
Newnan
Hamilton
2,638
n
Savannah
Lima
3,137
it
Valdosta
Lorain
1,408
ii
New Orleans
Middletown
2,919
n
Hattiesburg
Springfield
3,577
i
i
Jackson
Steubenville
2,152
i
i
Meridian
Toledo
28,518
ti
Vicksburg
T.'arren
2,949
n
Chattanooga
Youngstown
12,622
it
Knoxville
'anesville
’
2,092
Nashville
Butler
Pa.
2,712
t
i
Erie
6 ,969
n
DISTRICT NO. 7
Franklin
792
it
Greensburg
Aurora
1,845
it
Bloomington
Homestead
816
t
t
Champaign-Urbana
Oil City
1,861
t
i
Chicago
Pittsburgh
198,960
Danville
Wheeling
5,558
w. Va.
Decatur
Elgin
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Moline
ashington
D. C.
60 ,689
peoria
Md.
Paltimore
92,46.4
Rockford
Cumberland
1,697
Springfield
Hagerstown
1,906
Fort Wayne
Asheville
N C.
3,221
Gary
Charlotte
19,923
Hammond
Durham
8,610
Indianapolis
Greensboro
5,331
South Bend
Raleigh
12,374
Terre Haute
Wilmington
2,401
Cedar Rapids
Winston-Salem
Clinton
Charleston
S. C.
5,017
i
t
Columbia
Davenport
8,992
t
i
Greenville
Des Moines
4,916
t
t
Dubuque
Spartanburg
2,724
Mason City
Va.
Doaville
3,471
t
t
Muscatine
Lynchburg
3,340
i
t
Newport News
Sioux City
3,493
t
t
Waterloo
i. "'oik
:,
14,570
1
1
r'
'iuh
.ot
Adrian
1,206
i
t
Battle Creek
R;cl
. .;!uond
36,159
t
i
Pocv.oita
Bay City
6,976
Detroit
W. Va.
Charleston
10,740
i
t
Flint
Huntington
3,612
Grand Rapids
Jackson
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Bi; linghan
Kalamazoo
Ala.
22,863
1
1
i.than
v
Lansing
718
i
t
Llohiie
Saginaw
8,566
n
Green Bay
Mcnbgomery
5,874
Fla.
Manitowoc
Jacksonville
23,715
1
1
Miard.
Milwaukee
13,844
1
1
P ensacol,a
Oshkosh
2,593
t
i
Tanpa
Sheboygan
13,387




ENDED NOVEMBER 27, 1940
- ATLANTA (Cont'd)
Ga.
1,534
1
1
60,285
t
i
4,374
i
t
600
i
t
4,160
t
t
309
1
1
3,840
t
t
504
1
1
7,659
i
t
915
La.
53,073
ii ss.
il
3,580
t
t
5,098
1
1
2,888
t
t
1,722
Tenn.
9,981
1
1
7,413
t
i
18,785
- CHICAGO
111 .
i
t
t
i
1
1
i
t
i
t
t
i
i
t
«
t
t
t
t
Ind.
1
1
t
t
1
1
1
1
1
1
Iowa '
t
t
t
i
1
1
i
t
1
1
t
t
1
1
t
i
Mich,
t
i
1
!
I
t
I
t
tt

t
t
II
It

1
1
Wis.
1
1
i
i
1
1
1
1

2,800
2,487
3,998
623,516
2,188
5,593
1,983
-.1,910
14,936
6,151
5,192
6,624
5,280
1,992
44,127
9,624
5,297
5,911
1,631
,5,225
22,200
2,629
2,331
944
10,752
4,431
907
2,973
2,816
306,315
6,304
12,730
3,622
6,265
5,443
A,777
3,589
1,794
55,241
2,025
4,228

Form F. P . 285-b
.

DEBITS BY BANKS I J EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED NOVEMBER 27, 1940
I
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont*d)
El Dorado
Ark.
Muskogee
1,381
Okla.
2,050
tt
Fort Smith
1
1
Oklahoma City
3,073
20,203
ti
Helena
t
t
460
Okmulgee
744
tt
Little Rock
i
t
Tulsa
11,892
29,129
tt
Pine Bluff
Casper
2,252
%o.
1,499
tt
Texarkana
t
i
Cheyenne
1,951
(See also Tex.)
783
East St. Louis & llat*l
DISTRICT NO. 11.- DALLAS
Stock lards
111.
8,591
Tucson
Ariz,
2,624
i
t
Quincy
2,286
Shreveport
La.
9,991
Evansville
Ind,
6,716
Roswell
N. M.
1,390
Louisville
Ky.
Abilene
37,509
Tex.
1,891
t
l
Owensboro
i
t
1,504
Austin
7,235
Greenville
Miss.
i
t
1,178
Beaumont
6,500
St. Louis
Mo.
t
i
135,300
Corsicana
633
t
i
Sedalia
t
t
421
Dallas
59,342
tt
Springfield
1
1
El Paso
3,815
9,661
Memphis
Tenn.
t
i
47,832
Fort Worth
17,308
i
t
Galveston
5,746
DISTRICT NO. 9 ~ MINNEAPOLIS
t
t
Houston
59,221
Duluth
Minn,
t
t
10,239
Port Arthur
2,413
ti
Minneapolis
i
t
73,624
San Antonio
17,115
it
Red Wing
i
t
Texarkana
393
ti
St. Paul
35,625
(See also Ark.)
1,037
South St. Paxil
t
t
10,266
Tyler
2,610
tt
Winona
i
t
1,4-22 • Waco
2,647
Billings
Mont,
1
1
3,018
Wichita Falls
3,782
tt
- Helena
2,369
Dickinson
H. D
,
FRANCISCO
tt
Fargo
5,618
Phoenix
Ariz,
9,564
tt
Grand Forks
1,257
Bakersfield
Calif,
4,953
tt
Jamestown
tt
Berkeley
413
7,267
tt
■ Minot
*
ti
1,012
Fresno
9,562
Aberdeen
S. D
,
1
1
1,274
Long Beach
9,977
tt
Sioux Falls
5,246
it
Los Angeles
194,161
La Crosse
Wis.
ti
1,993
0airland
22,714
tt
Superior
it
912
Pasadena
5,197
tt
Sacramento
34,526
a
DISTRICT NO. 10 - Ki
1
1
San Bernardino
3,061
Colorado Spring s Colo*
tt
San Diego
6,338
13,888
tt
Denver
tt
35,449
San Francisco
172,224
tt
Grand Junction
tt
747
San Jose
5,149
tt
Pueblo
tt
5,359
Santa Barbara
2,131
Atchison
Kans.
it
604
Stockton
5,122
tt
Hutchinson
2,084
Boise
Idaho
4,139
it
Independence
585
Reno
Nev.
2,867
tt
Kansas City
3,400
Eugene
Ore,
2,558
it
Lawrence
ti
724
Portland
37,666
tt
* }ittsburg
tt
Salem
853
3,495
tt
vopeka
3,018
Ogden
Utah
4,415
tt
V'ichita
tt
8,574
Salt Lake City
16.757
Joplin.
Mo#
2,284
Bellingham
Wash.
1,777
tt
iansas City
tt
61,588
Everett
1,833
tt
* St. Joseph
tt
5,811
Seattle
52.758
^remont
Neb#
it
570
Spokane
14,801
tt
1 .incoln
1
1
5,122
Tacoma
8,962
tt
^ (aaha
1
1
35,192
Walla Walla
1,464
1lbuquerque
H# M#
it
3,918
Yakima
3,319
F'artMsville
Okla#
5,813
tt
I lid
t
1,833
tt
Guthrie
323
1
I--

.
Oium auuihs no-G previously reported for week* endea IVovonber 20,1940?

Vicksburg, Miss., 2,179; (to be substituted for estimated figure.
2,000)

http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/
Revised figures
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

for week ended November 20, 1940; Warren, Ohio, 3,890,