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FEDERAL

RESERVE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,
June 4, 1965.

G.7.2

MONTHLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
APRIL 1965
Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965 1965
BOSTON DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas1/
Portland
Maine
Boston
Mass.
Downtown Boston*11
Suburban Boston "
1
1
Cambridge
Quincy
"
Lowell
"
1
1
Worcester
Providence
R. I.

I

!

J

+ 13' + 2
+14 - 6
+11 - 5
+18 - 8
+ 9 - 1
+ 5 -13
+ 3 -12
+14 - 2
+ 9 - 1

MEW YORK DISTRICT
Metropolitan AreasV
Binghamton
N.Y.
+10 - 7
Buffalo
"
+15 r+ 2
Buffalo*
"
+ 7 r- 2
1
1
Niagara Falls
+19 - 2
New York-N. E. New Jersey*fi[4
0
New York City*N.Y.
2/ - 1
Newark
N.J.
0
+11
Newark(City)* "
+ 1 + 5
Paterson, Clifton
Passaic
"
+16 - 2
Rochester*
N.Y.
0
+18
Rochester (City) 11
+12
0
Syracuse*
"
+19 + 2
Utica-Rome
"
+12 r - 1 0
City
Bridgeport*
Conn. + 3 - 2 6

+
+
+
+
+

7
3
1
4
5
- 4
- 5
+ 6
+ 2

+
+
+
+
+

3
6
1
7
5
2/
+" 2
1
+
+
+
+
-

6
6
3
7
4

-15

-

PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington*
Del.
Trenton*
N.J.
Lancaster
Pa.
Philadelphia
"
Central Phila.*"
1
1
Reading*
11
Scranton*
Wilkes-Barre11
Hazleton*
City
York*
Pa.

- 5
- 5
-10
-10
- 6
- 9
-10

+
+
+
+

+23

-15

+ 4

+ 22

- 3

+13

+18
+ 9
+15
+ 8
+ 4
+13
+ 15

8
2
3
2
0
+ 6
+ 3

Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965 1965
CLEVELAND DISTRICT
| Metropolitan Areas
Ky.
j Lexington
Ohio
! Akron*
ii
| Canton*
ii
Cincinnati*
!
! Cleveland*
Downtown Cleve."
i
Columbus*
II
Springfield*
IT
Toledo
II
Youngstown
Pa.
Erie*
II
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pit. II
W.Va.
Wheeling
City
Portsmouth*

Ohio

|i RICHMOND DISTRICT
| Metropolitan Areas^/
D.C.
Washington*
j
Downtown Wash.11
I
Md.
Baltimore*
Downtown Bait."
N.C.
Asheville*
II
Raleigh*
Winston-Salem*
s.c.
Charleston*
Columbia*
Greenville*
Va.
Lynchburg*
Norfol ^Portsmouth11
ii
Richmond
ii
Roanoke*
W.Va.
j Charleston*
i
Cities
Cumberland-Hagerst own
Md.
Hagerstown
Spartanburg
s.c.
Va.
Newport News
F a i rmon t -Mo rgan t own
W.Va.
n
Huntington*
ii
Parkersburg

+ 11
+11
+11
+15
+11
+10
+15
+13
+15
+ 9
+15
+10
+ 5
2/
+20

+
+
+

5
1
4
7
2
4
1
4
4
0
6
1
1
3

-11

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+

3
4
3
2
2
1
6
4
5
6
5
2
0
2/

+ 5

p+16 - 1 + 5
+10 - 4 + 2
+17 - 6 + 5
0
+ 9 - 6
p+18 - 9 + 3
+34 + 1 +16
+20 - 1 4 + 2
+26 - 6 + 7
+29 - 4 +10
p+35 - 5 +10
+ 22 - 1 5 + 3
+11 - 1 0 - 1
+21 - 6 + 5
+23 - 4 + 8
+18 - 9 + 5

+15
+25
+28
+ 16
+ 8
p+19
+ 2

- 7
- 1
-11
- 6

+ 5
+14
+ 3
+ 5

- 7 + 2
- 8 + 6
-12 - 3




Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos.

Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965 1965

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965

1965

ATLANTA DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areasi/
- 2
2/
Birmingham*
Ala.
ii
+16
Mobile
- 8
it
+13
Montgomery
- 5
+14
Daytona Beach
- 7
Fla.
it
- 4
+13
Jacksonville*
it
+ 7 r+ 2
Miami*
1
+11
0
Downtown Miami 1
ii
+ 9
- 6
Orlando
+10
- 3
St. Ptrsb.-Tampa*"
+ 2
+22
Atlanta*
Ga.
+11
- 5
Central Atlanta"
II
+ 1
+21
Augusta
II
+11
-18
Macon*
+22
- 4
Savannah
+19
- 3
Baton Rouge*
La.
it
+21
- 5
New Orleans*
-12
+15
Jackson*
Miss.
+26
- l
Chattanooga*
Tenn.
6
+21
Knoxville*
Bristol-KingsportJohnson City Tenn. -Va.+21 — 9
II
+24
- 9
Bristol

CHICAGO DISTRICT (Cont. )
Metropolitan Areasi/
Green Bay
Wis.
+ 5
Milwaukee
+13

+ 9
- 4

+ 7
+ 3

+ 7 - 5
+ 9 - 5
+ 6 - 5
+ 6 - 9
+15 - 5
+ 5 +23

- 1
+ 2
+ 1
- 2
+ 2
+10

City
Rome

Ga.

CHICAGO DISTRICT
Metropolitan AreasJL/
Chicago*
111.
1
1
State Street
II
Joliet*
II
Decatur*
Springfield
"
Fort Wayne*
Ind.
Indianapolis*
Muncie
South Bend*
Cedar Rapids
Iowa
II
Des Moines*
ii
Dubuque
ii
Sioux City
ii
Waterloo
Detroit
Flint*
Grand Rapids*
Jackson*
Kalamazoo
Lansing*
Muskegon

Mich.
II

II

ii
n
n

+26

+11
+11
+ 8
+ 9
+12
+10
+10
+17

1
+16

+14
+17
+11
+13
+25
+29
+ 8
+ 1
+14
+17,
+11

6

0
l
— 7
—
4
LI
+ 6
- 3
+ 2
- 2
- 5
+• 3
- 5
12
- 5
+14
+ 9
- 7
L4
+ 2
+ 4
-15
-

2/
+ 2
+ 5
+ 1
+ 3
+ 4
+ 3
0
+ 2
+ 8
- 1
+ 7
- 3
+ 7
+ 7
+ 8
0
+ 9
+ 5
+ 5
+ 6
+ 8

4- 4
+ 1
—
4
+ 1
2
+ 5
0
+ 6
2/
+ 3
+ 5
+ 2
3
+ 4
+14
+15
- 1
- 6
+ 9
+ 8
3

Cities
Danville
Peoria*
Gary
Battle Creek
Port Huron
Sheboygan

111.
ii
Ind.
Mich.
"

Wis.

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
+ 4 -16
Fort Smith
Ark.
Little Rock*
P + 9 + 4
Louisville*
Ky.
p +15 + 3
Louisville (City)11 P +11 r+ 3
+12 -12
Springfield
Mo.
St. Louis*
+13 - 7
+ 9 - 9
St. Louis(City)"
+14 -13
Memphis*
Tenn,
Cities
Quincy
Paducah

+
+
+
+

7
3
8
6
2
0
- 2
- 2

P - 6
P +11

- 9
- 4

- 7
+ 2

+16
+19
+12

- 7
- 8
- 3

+ 3
+ 2
+ 5

Cities
Duluth-Superior^Minn-Wis ^"15
+11
Mankato
Minn.
ii
+18
Rochester
ii
0
Willmar
ii
+ 8
Winona
+20
Billings
Mont.
n
+ 5
Great Falls
+ 6
Fargo
N.D.
ii
+ 6
Grand Forks
ii
+ 5
Minot
+16
Aberdeen
S.D.
it
+ 6
Rapid City
ii
Sioux Falls
0
+14
LaCrosse
Wis.

-10
-24
-12
-34
+ 3
+ 2
- 6
- 1
-15
-17
+ 4
-11
-14
- 9

0
- 7
0
-14
- 3
+ 6
- 5
- 4
- 8
-10
- 2
- 5
- 7
- 1

111.
Ky.

MINNEAPOLIS DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.-St. Paul* Minn.
Minneapolis*
St. Paul*




Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago
Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965 1965
KANSAS CITY DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Col.
Denver
Kans.
Topeka
M
Wichita
Kansas City Mo. -Kans.
Downtown K.C. Mo.
IT
St. Joseph
Nebr.
Lincoln
Omaha
N.Mex.
Albuquerque
Ok la.
Oklahoma City
II
Tulsa

+ 9
2/
+13
+13
+ 9
+ 4
+ 5
+12
+30
+16
+25

+
+
-

Cities
Greeley
Hutchinson
Joplin
Enid

+ 9
+11
+17
+ 4

-15 - 6
- 6 - 3
- 5 + 5
-11 - 4

+10
+15
+15
+15
+17
+14
+12

-10
+ 6
- 1
- 4
0
- 8
- 8

Col,
Kans.
Mo.
Okla.

DALLAS DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
La •
Shreveport
Corpus Christi Tex.
TI
Dallas
11
El Paso
Houston
Sari Antonio
Waco

- 7
2/
- 4

- 7
- 7
- 4
- a

7
7
1
5

- 1
2/
+ 3
+ 2
- 1
- 1
- 4
+ 1
+19
+ 5
+ 8

+
+
+
+
+
+

Areas and Cities Within

Apr. Mar. 4 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965
iSAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT (Cont.)
1
I
Metropolitan Areas 1/
1
Calif. + 8
1 San Jose*
2/
'
! Stockton*
+10
Ore.
Eugene
II
+ 6
Portland*
+ 7
Salt Lake City* Utah
Seattle-Everett* Wash. + 7
+ 7
"
Seattle
II
+13
Spokane*
II
+ 5
Tacoma*
Cities
Boise and Nampa
Idaho Falls
Twin Falls
Salem
Bellingham
Walla Walla*
Yakima*

Idaho
n
. II

Ore.
Wash.
II
II

+22
2/
+15
+ 4
+10
+ 6
+31

1965

+ 1
2/
+ 9
+ 3
0
+ 4
+ 4
+ 6
+11

+ 4
2/
+10
+ 5
+ 5
+ 7
+ 7
+ 8
+10

+ 9
2/
+18
- 1
+ 5
+ 4
+15

+13
2/
+14
+ 1
+ 8
+ 3
+19

1
4
5
3
9
2
0

SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
+ 6 + 4 - 1
Ariz.
Tucson
Cal.
+ 4 + 6 + 4
Bakersfield*
+ 3 - 8 - 1
Fresno*
+ 5 - 1 + 3
Los Angeles-LongBeach*"
I
0 -12 - 6
Downtown L.A. * I
* i
i
+ 6 +13 +11
Westside L.A.
+12 + 7 +12
San Fernando Valley "
N
+ 7 - 2 + 1
Long Beach*
N
+ 5 - 2 + 1
Pasadena
II
+ 3 - 5 - 2
Sacramento*
N
+ 5 + 1 + 3
San Diego*
+ 5
0 + 4
San Fran0-Oakland* "
Alameda & Contra.
II
+ 7 + 2 + 5
Costa Cos.
+ 3 - 5
0
Oakland-Berkeley*1'
- 1 -16 - 5
Downtown Oakland*"
- 1 - 6 - 1
San Francisco* 11
p-- Preliminary. r--Revised.
V Breakdowns shown under various metropolitan areas do not necessarily include all
portions of such areas.
2/ Data not available.
*--Indexes for these cities and areas may be obtained from the respective Federal
Reserve Banks.


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