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FEDERAL

RESERVE

release

LIBRARY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 1966,

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MONTHLY DEPARTMENT STORE "SCALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
DECEMBER 1965
—
Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Areas and C i t i e s Within

Dec. Nov. Year

F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965 1965
BOSTON DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas 1/
Portland
Maine
Boston
Mass.
Downtown Boston* 11
Suburban Boston 11
11
Cambridge
Quincy
"
Lowell
"
11
Worcester
Providence
R. I .
N W YORK btSTRICT '
E
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas 1/
Binghamton
N. Y.
M
Buffalo
Buffalo* '
11
Niagara F a l l s
N ewYork-N. E .New Jersey*
New York City*N.Y.
11
Newark
Newark ( C i t y ) * "
• Paterson'j C l i f t o n ,
Passaic
"
Rochester*
N.Y.
Rochester ( C i t y ) 11
M
Syracuse*
Utica-Rome
"
City
Bridgeport*
Conn,
PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Wilmington*
Del.
Trenton*
N* J ,
Lancaster*
Pa.
Philadelphia
"
Central Phila.* M
11
Reading*
11
Scranton*
11
Wilkes-Bar r e *
City
Ydrk*
Pa.

4+
+
+
+

+
+
+
+
+
+
+

8
4
2
5
5
2
2
6
3

Areas and C i t i e s Within

F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965 1965
CLEVELAND DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Ky.
Lexington
Ohio
Akron*
it
Canton*
«(
Cincinnati*
ii
|Cleveland*
M
Downtown Cleve.
It
Columbus*
'ii
Springfield*
II
Toledo
II
Youngs town
Pa.
Erie*
it
Pittsburgh
ii
Downtown P i t .
:Wheeling
W.Va.
city :
;
Portsmouth*
Ohio

9
5
2
7
7
0
+ 1
+ 6
+ 2

4-12
4- 6
4- 5
4- 6
4- 7
-» 3
4- 3
4-10
4- 7

44.+
+
+
4+

+19 + 6
4- % + 4
4-' 2:'" 4- 1
4- 8 + 6
4-10 + 6
4-8
2/ RICtiMOND DISTRICT
4-10 + 4 M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas 1 /
4- 7 - 1
Washington*
D.C.
Downtown Wash, Zff.nri'j'
4-13 + 9
Md.
•Baltimore*
ii
+11 + 8
.Downtown B a i t .
+ 8 +'4
N.C.
jAsheville*
n
+20 +14
Raleigh*
Ii
+ 5 +11
Winston-Salem*
s.c.
Charleston*
II
2/
2/
Columbia*
II
„ |Greenville*
Va.
Lynchburg*
Norfolk-Portsmouth "
it
+ 7 + 8
Richmond
ii
+10 + 7
Roanoke*
+16 + 8
Charleston*
W.Va.
+ 8 + 6 Cities
0
- 1
Cumberland-Hagerstown
+ 7 + 5
Md.
ii
+10 + 5
Hagerstown
+ 5 + 5
Spartanburg
Newport News
Va.
+15 +10
F airmottt-Morgant own
W.Va.
ii
Huntington*
h
Parkersburg

3
4
2
3
8
7
6
0

4-12
+ 8
+ 3
4-20
4- 8.
1/

+ 5
+ 8
+ 9
4-10
+ 1
+ 4
+ 7
4- 6
+ 9

Dec. Nov. Year

+ 4
+14
- 1
+ 6
+ 6
0
+ 3
+ 6
+12
+ 1
+ 2
+10
- 7
2/
- 2

+ 9
+ 4
+23
+10
+ 5
+ 2
+ 5
+12
+ 4
+13
+ 8
0
+ 7. + 5
+ 8
+14
+ 9
r+13
+ 8
+ 6
+ 5
0
+ 7
+17
0
- 2
2/ . 1 /
+ 4

+ 4.

+ 3 + 9
+ 5
- 3 + 2
1
+ 4 +14 , + 7
+ 1
- 1 "+ 9
+ 5
+ „4 +10
+14 +23
+17
+ 4
+ 4 +11
+ 6 +18
+ 7
+10 +18
+11
+10 +19
+11
+ 4 +18
+ 5
+ 4. + 9
+ 2
+ 5 . .+14 + 6
+ 5
- 6 , +10
+ 6 +14
+ 7
+
+
+
-

1 +15
3 +16
6 +16
1 - 2

+ 6
+11
+ 7
+ 2

- 2 + 7; + 2
+ 5 +10. + 5+ 4 +14
+ 3

Percentage'Change From.Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Areas and C i t i e s Within

Dec. Nov.

F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965
ATLANTA DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas1/
Birmingham*
Ala.
n
Mobile
; II
Montgomery
Daytona Beach
Fla.
II
Jacksonville*
II
Miami*
1
Downtown Miami 1
Orlando
S t . Ptrsb,-Tampa* "
Atlanta*
Ga.
Central Atlanta "
II
Augusta
11
Macon*
II
Savannah
Baton Rouge*
La.
New Orleans*
Jackson*
Miss.
Chattanooga*
Tenn.
Knoxville*
City.
Bristol

Tenn-Va.4- 2

CHICAGO DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areasl/
Chicago*
III.
II
State Street
n
Joliet*
ii
Decatur*
Springfield
F o r t Wayne*
Ind.
M
Indianapolis*
M
Muncie
1
1
South Bend*
Cedar Rapids
Iowa
ii
Des Moines*
H
Dubuque
II
Sioux City
11
Waterloo
Detroit
Mich.
" ,
Flint*
II
Grand Rapids*
it.
Jackson*
II
Kalamazoo
i,i
Lansing*
Muskegon




4- 7
+ 5
4- 7
+36
+ 5
4-11
4-5
+ 5
4- 7
+14
- 2
+18
+ 1
.+10
+14
+22
+ 2
+ 8
:+ 4

+ 9
+ 4
+10
+ 4
+ 6
+ 5
+15
+ 7
+13
+ 8
+ 5
+11
+ 2
+11
+13
+ 8
+ 3
+ 9
+10
+14
+ 9

Dec. Nov.

Year

1965 F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965

1965

Year

+ 6 + 3
+10 + 3
+ 9 + 4
+47 +10
+11 + 3
+14 + 6
+11 + 3
+13 + 2
+16 + 5
+19 +11
+ 3
0
+22 +11
0 • 2
+19 + 8
+10 +11
+36 +16
+12 + 2
+15 + 9
+12 + 6
+11

+16
+16
+13
+12 ;
+12
+18
+18
+19
+21
+14
+11
+22
+ 8
+12
+20
+13
+16
+12
+18
+23
+13

+ 6

Areas and C i t i e s Within

CHICAGO DISTRICT ( C o n t . )
Metropolitan Areasl/
Wis.
Green Bay
Milwaukee
Cities
111.
Danville
II'
Peoria*
Gar^
Ind.
B a t t l e Creek
Mich.
it
P o r t Huron
Sheboygan 5
Wis.
•

: ;
=

. 2 +28
+ 6 + 9

+ 7
+ 4

+ 7 + 8
+14 +19
+ 7 +13
+ 9 +14
+ 6 +11
+ 2 +32

+ 4
+11
+ 5
+ 5
+ 5
+10

ST.LOUIS DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
F o r t Smith
Ark.
L i t t l e Rock*
Ky.
Louisville*
v
Louisville(city)"
Springfield
Mo.
S t . Louis*
S t . Louis ( c i t y ) l '
Memphis*1"
Tenn.

p+
p+
p+
p+
+
+
+

Cities
Quincy '
Pad tic ah

pr 5
p+ 8

•

»»

,

111.
Ky.

\

8 r+ 5 '' - 1
+ 6
9 + 8
+ 6
4 +10
3 + 8
+ 5
7 + 8
+ 5
2 + 9
+ 1
- 1
2 + 8
5 + 2
0

+ 8 MINNEAPOLIS DISTRICT
+ 4 M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
+ 2
+ 4
M p l s . - S t . Paul* Minn.
ii
+ 5
Minneapolis*
+ 5
it
+ 2
+ 4
S t . Paul*
+ 8
+ 7 Cities
+10
D u l u t h - S u p e r i o r * Mirin-Wis+13
2/
Mankato
+ 5
Minn.
V
+ 7
Rochester
+10
+ 5
Willmar <
+12
+11
"
.
Winona
+ 6
0
Billings
+ 2
Mont.
II
+ 9
Great f a l l s
+13
+15
Fargo
+ 5
N.D.
1
1
+12
Grand Forks
+ 1
II
+ 4
Minot
+ 1
- 1
Aberdeen
S.D.
- 1
+10
Rapid City
-13
4:11
Sioux F a l l s
- 2
+ 3
+ 7
LaCrosse
Wis.

+27
+18

+ 1
+ 6

r+10
r+ 9
+12

+ 5
+ 5
t 6

r+ 5
+ 2
+17
r+ 6
+31
r+ 9+28
+11
+ 7
+15
+ 9
-14
r+10
+15

+ 4
+ 1
+ 7
+ 2
+10
+4
4- 4
0
~ 6
- 3
+ 2
-10
- 2
+ 5

Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Dec. Nov.

Year

Federal Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965

1965 Federal Reserve D i s t r i c t s 1965 1965

1965

KANSAS CITY DISTRICT
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Colo + 1
Denver
Kane + 4
Topeka
it
+ 5
Wichita
+ 6
Kansas City Mo.-Kans.
+ 3
Mo.
Downtown K.C.
1
1
+23
S t . Joseph
Nebr . - 3
Lincoln
n
+ 6
Omaha
N.Mex.- 2
Albuquerque
Okla . + 6
Oklahoma City
+ 7
Tulsa

+ 3
+12
+ 4
+11
+ 9
+32
+ 1
+ 8
0
+12
+ 6

Cities
Greeley
Hutchinson
Joplin
Enid

Colo .
Kans .
Mo.
Okla .

+10
- 2
+ 4
+ 5

+
+
+
+

SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT (Cont.)
Metropolitan Areasl/
+ 1
+10
Calif.
San Jose*
it
+10
+37
Stockton*
+ 1
+ 4
Ore.
Eugene
+ 3
ii
+ 9
Portland*
+ 1
n
+20
Salem
+17
+ 6
S a l t Lake City* Utah
- 4
+ 6
Seattle-Everett*Wash.
+ 3
ii
+ 6
Seattle
+ 9
ii
+ 3
Spokane*
+ 5
ii
- 1
Tacoma*
+ 8
Cities
+ 4
Boise and Nampa Idaho
0
2/
Idaho F a l l s
- 3
+ 2
Twin F a l l s
+ 2
+ 7
Wash.
Bellingham
n
- 1
+ 4
Walla Walla*
ii
+ 9
Yakima*

Metropolitan Areas
Shreveport
Corpus C h r i s t i
Dallas
El Paso
Houston
San Antonio
Waco

La.
Tex.
n
ii
M
M
II

- 4 + 4
+ 6 + 3
+12 +14
+ 7
0
+ 9 + 9
+ 1 + 4
- 8 - 3

Areas and C i t i e s Within

Dec. Nov.

6
1
4
3

Year

+
+
+
+
+
+
-

Areas and C i t i e s Within

+12
+37
+11
+10
+23
+ 3
+ 9
+ 8
+ 5
+10

+ 7
+28
+ 7
+ 5
+ 8
+ 4
+ 5
+ 5
+ 4
+ 5

+ 2
1/
+11
+ 9
+12
+15

+ 4
2/
+ 7
+ 7
+ 6
+15

1
3
7
2
9
2
3

SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT
+13
Tucson
A r i z . +26 2/
Bakersfield*
C a l i f . + 1 1 +22 +15
M
0
+ 4 + 9
Fresno*
Los Angeles-Long Beach*" + 9 + 9 + 5
- 1 - 2 - 4
Downtown L.A.*
"
+ 7 + 4 + 9
Westside L.A.*
"
+ 3 + 1 + 6
San Fernando Valley"
+22 +23 +14
Long Beach*
"
+ 4 + 4 + 2
Pasadena
"
+ 3 + 5 + 1
Sacramento*
"
+ 2 + 6 + 3
San Diego*
"
+ 2 + 2 + 2
San Fran.-Oakland* 11
Alameda & C o n t r a .
+ 3 + 7 + 6
Costa Cos.
"
0
0
- 1
Oakland-Berkeley* "
- 6 - 5 - 7
Downtown Oakland*"
11
- 3 - 4 - 3
San F r a n c i s c o *
p—Preliminary. r--Revised.
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, ,
1/ Breakdowns shown under v a r i o u s m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s do not n e c e s s a r i l y i n c l u d e
a l l p o r t i o n s of such a r e a s .
2/ Data not a v a i l a b l e .
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Indexes f o r t h e s e c i t i e s and a r e a s may be obtained from the r e s p e c t i v e Federal
Reserve Banks.