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STATlffiNT FOR THE PRESS
BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
February 24, 1941

Debits to deposit accounts (except interbank accounts), as reported^by banks
in leading cities for the week ended February 19, aggregated $10,045,000,000.
Total debits during the 13 weeks ended February 19 amounted to $124,305,000,000,
or 9 per cent above the total reported for the corresponding period a year ago.
At banks in. Hew York City there was an increase of 5 per cent compared with the
correspond/P#iod a year ago, and at the other reporting centers there was an in­
crease of 12 per cent,
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
tin mi_u_xons 01 aoxxartu
13 weeks ended
Week ended
Federal
February 19, February 21, February 19, February 21,
Reserve
1940
1941
1940
1941
District
6,304
7,275
442
Boston
539
48,879
51,503
3,996
New York
3,385
6,076
6,680
430
Philadelphia
525
7,4848,956
586
Cleveland
712
4,088
4,845
Richmond
309
384
3,556
4,037
268
Atlanta
330
16,63418,213
Chicago
1,546
1,264
3,356
3,821
260
St. Louis
304
2,081
2,112
3.71
Minneapolis
153
3,473
3,691
Kansas City
279
315
2,849
3,167
236
Dallas
296
0 rr>
's.
,r
,Q<L.
San Francisco
716
10,004. _ __ _Q *Q.s_
929
113,668
124,305
8,329
Total, 274- reporting centers
10,045
4-4,844
47,141
3,084
3,604
New York City*
66,796
59,'605
4,529
140 Other leading centers*
5,574
10,368
9,219
716
867
133 Other centers
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED FEBRUARY 19, 1941
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (C
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
N. Y.
4,573
Conn.
Hartford
68,201( Elmira
t
t
A,211
11
22,490 Jamestown
New Haven
H
3,604,436
ii
Waterbury
9,343 New York
t
l
4,337
Maine
3,649 Poughkeepsie
Bangor
t
l
35,218
t
i
8,639 Rochester
Portland
t
t
26,628
Mass.
321,765 Syracuse
Boston
t
l
8,362
t
t
5,040 Utica
Brockton
i
t
5,266
Fall River
t
t
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHI
3,229
Holyoke
27,536
t
t
Del.
3,551 Wilmington
Lowell
16,242
t
t
N . J♦
4,945 Camden
Lynn
t
i
21,664t
t
6,118 Trenton
New Bedford
7,464
i
t
Penna#
17,303 Allentown
Springfield
i
t
2,940 .
t
t
15,040 Altoona
Worcester
11
4,510
4,201 Chester
N. H.
Manchester
t
t
11,366
36,774 Harrisburg
Providence
R. I.
11
2,8343,166 Hazleton
Vt,
Burlington
t
t
5,382
Johnstown
t
i
6,855
Lancaster
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
11
2,437
6,826 Lebanon
Conn.
Stamford
11
2,937
4,055 Norristown
Montclair
N. J.
i
t
370,435
i
t
93,802 Philadelphia
Newark
t
t
10,815
Reading
Northern New Jersey
11
11,722
46,096 Scranton
Clearing House Assn.
t
i
7,058
i
t
9,683 Wilkes-Barre
Passaic
t
t
3,734
67,623 Williamsport
N. Y.
Albany
11
9,34-5
t
t
6,019 York
Binghanton
t
t
74,295
Buffalo
*Centers for which bank debit figures are available back to 1919#



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DEBITS BY BANKS IK EAGE HEPORTIUG CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED FEBRUARY 19,1941
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
DISTRICT NO. 4 — CLEVELAND
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Dayton
Hamilton
Lima
Lorain
Middletown
Springfield
Steubenville
Toledo
Warren
Youngstown
Zanesville
Butler
Erie
Franklin
Greensburg
Homestead
Oil City
Pittsburgh
Wheeling

Ky.
Ohio

Pa.

Va.

O
•

CQ

•

DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Washington
D. C.
Md.
Baltimore
ti
Cumberland
tt
Hagerstown
Asheville
N. C.
it
Charlotte
it
Durham
11
Greensboro
11
Raleigh
ti
Wj.lmington
11
¥ r.ston—Salem
:
C’
-arleston
it
Coluinbia
it
Greenville
11
Spartanburg
Va.
Danville
ti
Lynchburg
11
Newport News
it
Norfolk
ti
Portsmouth
tt
Richmond
11
Roanoke
Charleston
W. Va,
it
Huntington
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Birmingham
Ala.
tt
Dothan
ti
Mobile
it
Montgomery
Fla.
Jacksonville
it
Miami
tt
Pensacola
it
Tampa




6,385
23>634
13,718
101,290
191,532
47,033
22,709
3,315
4,182
1,504
3,466
5,229
2,682
39,467
4,241
16,210
2,642
2,776
9,255
998
2,332
1,025
2,792
194,568
8,798

76,055
114,372

2,061
2,598
3 ,6l4

23,016
7,084
5,692
11,828
3,348

10,050
6,632
9,166
6.104
5,186
2.105
3,608
2,726
16,124
1,439
42,332
7,531
15,870
5,077

26,153
.968
12,356
5,676
32,111
19,964
2,733
10,163

Albany
Atlanta
Augusta
Brunswick
Columbus
Elberton
Macon
Newnan
Savannah
Valdosta
New Orleans
Hattiesburg
Jackson
Meridian
Vicksburg
Chattanooga
Knoxville
Nashville
DISTRICT NO. 7
Aurora
Bloomington
Champaign-Urb ana
Chicago
Danville
Decatur
Elgin
Moline
Peoria
Rockford
Springfield
Fort Wayne
Gary
Hammond
Indianapolis
South Bend
Terre Haute
Cedar Rapids
Clinton
Davenport
Des Moines
Dubuque
Mason City
Muscatine
Sioux City
Waterloo
Adrian
Battle Creek
Bay City
Detroit
Flint
Grand Rapids
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Lansing
Saginaw
Green Bay
Manitowoc
Milwaukee
Oshkosh
Sheboygan

Ga.
ti
it
it
tt
tt
tt
tt
ti
it

La.
Hiss.
ti
11
tt

Tenn.
ti
11

- CHICAGO
111 .
ti
tt
tt
it
tt
tt
it
it
ti
tt

Ind.
tt
it
it
tt
tt

Iowa
ti
ti
it
tt
ti
11
tt
ti

Mich.
tt
it
11
11
ti
tt
ti
tt
ti

Wis.
it
tt
ti
tt

1,460
65,750
5,509
724
5,549
318
7,116
525
8,264
953
57,842
3,107
7,757
3,484
1,772
13,880
8,789
26,764

3,765
3,281
4,062
839,034
2,958
5,091
2,280
2,732
17,701
9,905
6,918
9,657
4,572
2,533
60,695
13,479
6,980
7,150
1,588
6,615
26,245
2,886
2,777
847
12,111
5,541
1,343
4,354
3,271
326,083
9,185
18,807
5,042.
7,465
8,559
8,024
4,079
1,841
79,252
2,481
4,335

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DURING THE WEEK ENDED FEBRUARY
' dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
Ark.
El Dorado
«
Fort Smith
t
i
Helena
t
t
Little Rock
t
t
Pine Bluff
t
t
Texarkana
(See also Tex.)
East St. Louis & Nat'l
111.
Stock lards
t
t
Quincy
Ind,
Evansville
Ky.
Louisville
t
t
Owensboro
Miss.
Greenville
Mo.
St, Louis
t
t
Sedalia
t
t
Springfield
Tenn.
Memphis

1,144
3,497
335
10,896
1,814

DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CIT* '
2,052
Okla,
Muskogee
tt
31A33
Oklahoma City
tt
545
Okmulgee
f
t
38,070
Tulsa
1,876
Wyo.
Casper
I
T
2,678
Cheyenne

916
9,932
2,426
9,090
57,464
1,865
1,721
149,200
770
4,434
48,241

5
DISTRICT NO. < - MINNEAPOLIS
Minn.
8,929
Duluth
t
t
Minneapolis
34,933
t
t
514
Red Wing
t
t
42,408
St, Paul
t
t
7,515
South St. Paul
t
t
1,618
Winona
2,967
Mont.
Billings
t
t
2,078
Helena
372
N. D.
Dickinson
t
t
6,246
Fargo
t
t
1,506
Grand Forks
t
t
503
Jamestown
t
t
1,057
Minot
S. D.
1,361
Aberdeen
t
t
5,497
Sioux Falls
2,686
Wis.
La Crosse
t
t
1,112
Superior
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
4,077
Colo.
Colorado Springs
t
t
Denver
45,531
t
t
916
Grand Junction
t
t
4,000
Pueblo
778
Kans.
Atchison
t
t
3,106
Hutchinson
t
t
705
Independence
t
t
4,867
Kansas City
t
t
Lawrence
1,023
t
t
1,175
Pittsburg
t
t
4,370
Topeka
t
t
13,393
Wichita
2,424
Mo.
Joplin
t
t
81,170
Kansas City
t
t
6,728
St. Joseph
Neb.
751
Frenont
t
t
7,027
Lincoln
t
t
41,882
Omaha
5,058
N. M.
Albuquerque
7,171
Okla.
Bartlesville
t
t
2,261
Enid
t
t
381
Guthrie

DTSTOICT NO. 11 -.DALLAS
Ariz,
Tucson
La,
Shreveport
N« M,
Roswell
Tex,
Abilene
tt
Austin
tt
Beaumont
tt
Corsicana
tt
Dallas
t
t
El Paso
t
t
Fort Worth
t
t
Galveston
i
t
Houston
Port Arthur
t
t
San Antonio
1
1
Texarkana
(See also Ark.)
t
t
Tyler
t
t
Waco
t
t
Wichita Falls

3,854
11,632
1,277
2,629
12,158
9,069
1,005
81,780
13,973
25,659
7,931
82,654
2,834
24,930
1,155
3,595
4,718
4,723

DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN ■FRANCISCO
11,882
Ariz,
Phoenix
4,998
Calif,
Bakersfield
t
t
7,832
Berkeley
t
t
10,096
Fresno
t
i
11,468
Long Beach
324,029
Los Angeles
i
t
33,701
Oakland
t
t
9,211
Pasadena
t
t
29,921
Sacramento
i
t
3,169
San Bernardino
2.2,095
San Diego
245,687
San Francisco
t
t
6,348
San Jose
t
t
3,031
Santa Barbara
t
t
5,399
Stockton
Idaho
5,520
Boise
Nev,
3,671
Reno
2,836
Ore.
Eugene
t
i
49,329
Portland
i
t
3,955
Salem
3,640
Utah
Ogden
i
t
20,615
Salt Lake City
Wash,
2,112
Bellingham
t
t
2,580
Everett
t
t
72,056
Seat tie
i
t
15,117
Spokane
t
t
13,377
Tacoma
1
1
1,749
Walla Walla
1
1
3,155
Yakima

Note 1 Bank debits not previously reported for weekended February 12,1941:
Meridian, Miss., 3,117. (to be substituted for estimated figures 3,400)