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FEDERAL
II

RESERVE

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G. 7.2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 1965.

U RESERVE-S;

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

Areas and Cities Within

July June 7 mos

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965
BOSTON DISTRICT
Metropolitan A r e a s V
Portland
Maine
Boston
Mass.
Downtown Boston*"
Suburban Boston "
11
Cambridge
Quincy
"
Lowell
"
Worcester
"
Providence
R.I.

+12
4- 2

NEW YORK DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas1/
+19
Binghamton
N.Y.
+20
Buffalo
+15
"
Buffalo*
+18
Niagara Falls
New York-N.E. New Jersey*+ 9
+ 6
New York City*N.Y.
+ 1
Newark
N.J.
- 3
Newark(city) "
Paterson, Clifton,
+ a
Passaic
"
+21
Rochester*
N.Y.
+21
Rochester(city)"
+32
Syracuse*
"
+43
Utica-Rome
"
City
+14
Bridgeport*
Conn.
PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington*
Del.
Trenton*
N.J.
Lancaster
Pa.
11
Philadelphia
Central Phila.*"
Reading*
"
11
Scranton*
Wilkes-Barre
"
City
York*
Pa.

1965

+ 6
+ 7
+ 1
+ 9

+ 6
2/
+ 3
- 1

+ 7
+ 7
+ 4
+14
+14

+ 7
+ 9
+ 6
+14

-10

-11

+ 8

-11
- 9
+ 1
-11
-19
- 8
-11
-10
- 8

+7

+11

Areas and Cities Within

July June 7 mos

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965 1965
CLEVELAND DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron*
Canton*
Cincinnati*
Cleveland*
Downtown CIeve
Columbus*
Springfield*
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie*
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pit.
Wheeling
City
Portsmouth*

Ohio

+16

+ 3

+ 5

p+ 8
+ 1
+10
+ 4
p+10
+24
+16
+15
p+22
+14
+10
+13
+11
+12

+ 2
- 1
+ 6
0
+ 4
+ 6
- 2
+ 1
+ 2
- 2
- 1
-13
+ 3
+ 1
+ 4

+ 7
+ 1
+ 6
0
+ 4
+15
+ 3
+ 7

+10
+19
+25
+ 5

+ 3
+10
- 2
- 3

+ 6
+14
+ 6
+ 5

+ 4
p+10
+ 6

- 1
0
- 3

+ 3

RICHMOND DISTRICT
Metropolitan A r e a s V
Washington*
D.C.
Downtown Wash. "
Baltimore*
Md.
Downtown Bait. 11
N.C.
Asheville*
i
t
Raleigh*
Winston-Salem*
s.c.
Charleston*
Columbia*
Greenville*
Va.
Lynchburg*
Norfolk-Portsmouth"
M
Richmond
Roanoke*
"
Charleston*
W.Va,
Cities
Cumberland-Hagerstown
Md.
Hagerstown
"
Spartanburg
S.C.
Newport News
Va.
Fairmont-Morgantown
W.Va.
Huntington*
"
Parkersburg
"

+io

1
2
4
2
1
2
8
4
6
4
2
2
1
2/

3
5
2
3
2
0
+ 5
+ 6
+ 6
+ 7
+ 6
+ 3
+ 1
2/

W.Va.

Pa.
i
t

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+

+
+
+
+
+

+ 6
+ 8
+ 1
+ 6
+ 5
> 3
+ 2
+14
+10
+11
+ 9
+ 7
+ 5
2/

Ky.
Ohio

+ 9

+10
+ 4
0
+ 6
+ 7
+ 6

+ 6
- 1




Percentage Change From Corresponding Period A Year Ago

Areas arid Cities Within

July June 7. mos

Areas and Cities Within

July June 7 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965" 1965' •1965 Federal* Reserve Districts 1965 1965
ATLANTA DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas1/
+ 9
Ala.
Birmingham*
i
t
+11
Mobile
i
t
+ 7
Montgomery
+ 6
Fla,
Daytona Beach
i
i
+12
Jacksonville*
i
i
+ 5
Miami*
+ 3
Downtown Miami
"
n
+ 4,
Orlando
+ 8
St. Ptrsb.-Tampa* M
+17
Ga.
Atlanta* .
. + 6
Central Atlanta 11
i
i
+19
Augusta
i
i
+ 5
Macon*
"
+16
Savannah
+10
La.
Baton Rouge*
+12
New Orleans
+11
Miss.
Jackson*
+15
Tenn.
Chattanooga*
i
i
.+1.4
K,noxville*
Bristol-KingsportTenn.-Va. 2/
Johnson City
+19
Bristol
• "
City
+24
Ga •
Rome
CHICAGO DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areasl/
111.
Chicago*
State Street
i
t
Joliet*
i
i
Decatur*
i
i
Springfield
Ind.
Fort Wayne*
i
i
Indianapolis*
i
i
Muncie
H
South Bend*
. Iowa
Cedar Rapids
i
i
Des Moines*
i
i
Dubuque
n
Sioux City
Waterloo
Mich.
Detroit
Flint*
n
Grand Rapids*
n
Jackson*
n
Kalamazoo
i
i
Lansing*
n
Muskegon

CHICAGO DISTRICT (Cont.)
Metropolitan A r e a s V
Wis.
Green Bay
Milwaukee
Cities
111.
Danville
1
1
Peoria*
Ind.
Gary
Mich.
Battle Creek
i
t
Port Huron
Wis.
Sheboygan

0
- 5
- ( + 1
• 8 + 3
+ 2
-1
- 8 + 3
+ 3 + 3
+ 3 + 2
- 8 - 1
- 4 + 2
- 1 + 9
0 ST. LOUIS DISTRICT
- 8
- 3 + 7 Metropolitan Areas
Ark.
-17 - 4
Fort Smith
i
t
- 4 .+ 6
Little Rock*
(
Ky.
+ 2 + 8
Louisville*
Louisville(city)"
+ 7 + 9
Mb.
4 + 1
Springfield
+ : + 9
3
St. Louis*
St. Louis(city)
I + 5
Tenn.
.. Memphis
.
2/
27
2 .+ 6 Cities
111.
Quiricy
Ky.
- 7 + 8
Paducah

+ 8 ,+ 6
+ 4 + 3
+ 2 - 6
0
+10
+ 2
. 3 ,
+ 6 + 6
+ 6 + 1
+12 + 9
+ 8
2/
+ 8 + 6
+ 5 +10
+19 +10
+ 1 - 4
+13 +12
+17 +14
+14 +11
+ 1 + 5
+ 4 - 5
+10 + 7
+11 + 8
+ 2 + 2

1965

+ 9
+ 4

+ 3
+ 2

+ 6
+ 3

+ 5
+ 9
+ 6
+10
+ 7
+ 5

+ 2
- 2
0
+ 2
+ 2
+ 6

+ 1
+ 2
+ 3
+ 2
+ 3
+10

6
4
9
6
6
2
1
4

-11
+12
0
- 3
+ 3
- 2
- 5
- 6

+
+
+
+

p-15
p+10

+ 2
- 3

- 4
+ 3

+ 6
+ 6
+ 6

+ 5
+ 5
+ 5

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

+
+
+
+
+
+
+

+
p+
+
+
+
+
+
+

MINNEAPOLIS DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
+ 7
Mpls.-St. Paul* Minn.
+ 5
+ 9
+ 2
Minneapolis*
+ 4
- 3
St. Paul*
+ 3
0 Cities
Duluth-Superior*Minn-Wis.+ 5
+ 6
+ 9'
Minn.
+ 2
Mankato
+12
"
+ 7
Rochester
I
I
+ 2
2/
Willmar
I
I
+12
+ 5
Winona . .
:
+ 2
Mont.
+ 6
Billings
+ 2
+ 8
Great Falls
+ 1
N.D.
- 2 . Fargo
n
-11
+ 8
Grand Forks
i
i
+ 1
+15
Minot
+14
S.D.
+15
Aberdeen
- 9
+ 1
Rapid City
-13
- 4
Sioux Falls
+13
Wis.
+ 9
LaCrosse
+ 8
- 2

- 6
+ 7
- 2
+11
0
- 5
+ 8

6
5
6
4
3
0
- 2
- 2

2
1
3
2
7
4
1
4
7
8
2
5
7
3




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

July June 7 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965
KANSAS CITY DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Colo.
Topeka
Kans.
11
Wichita
Kansas City Mo.-Kans.
Downtown K.C. Mo.
St. Joseph
"
Lincoln
Nebr.
11
Omaha
Albuquerque
N.Mex.
Oklahoma City
Okla.
Tulsa
"
Cities
Greeley
Hutchinson
Joplin
Enid

Colo.
Kans.
Mo.
Okla.

DALLAS DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areas
Shreveport
La.
Corpus Christi
Tex.
11
Dallas
El Paso
"
Houston
"
San Antonio
"
Waco
"

+ 5
+ 5
+ 2
- 1
+ 1
+27
- 7
0
+24
+ 2
+18

+12
0
0
+ 1

+ 5
+ 1
+ 6
+ 6
+11
+ 4
+ 1

+ 1
+10
- 2
+ 1
+ 2
+25
- 8
+ 1
+20
+ 5
+10

- 9
-10
- 3
- 8

+
+
+
-

4
4
6
2
9
1
1

1965

0
+12
0
+ 1
- 1
+ 8
- 5
+ 1
+20
+ 4
+ 9

+
-

+
+
+
+
+
-

3
4
1
4

Areas and Cities Within

July June 7 mos.

Federal Reserve Districts 1965 1965

1965

SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT (Cont.)
Metropolitan A r e a s V
San Jose*
Calif. + 6
11
+ 9
Stockton*
+ 6
Eugene
Ore.
11
+ 1
Portland*
+ 1
Salem
"
+ 4
Salt Lake City* Utah
+ 5
Seattle-Everett* Wash.
11
+ 5
Seattle
+ 4
Spokane*
"
11
+ 3
Tacoma*

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+

3
1
5
2
5
3
4
4
5
9

+ 5
+24
+ 9
+ 4
~ 0
+ 3
+ 5
+ 5
+ 6
+ 9

Cities
Boise and Nampa
Idaho Falls
Twin Falls
Bellingham
Walla Walla*
Yakima*

+21
2/
+16
+ 7
+ 4
+21

+ 8
2/
+10
+ 7
+ 5
+19

Idaho
"
"
Wash.
"
11

- 8

y

+1
+ 5
+ 7
+19

0
2
4
2
9
2
1

SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT
Metropolitan Areasl/
+ 1
+ 2 + 5
Tucson
Ariz.
+11
Bakersfield
Calif. +49 + 3
11
• 1
+ 1 - 6
Fresno*
+ 4
Los Angeles-LongBeach* 11 + 7 + 2
- 4
0 - 3
Downtown L.A.* "
+15
+17 r+13
Westside L.A.* "
+10
San Fernando Valley " + 6 + 6
11
+ 9
+23 +14
Long Beach*
11
+ 1
+ 5 - 3
Pasadena
11
- 1
+ 4 - 5
Sacramento*
+ 2
+ 2 - 1
San Diego*
"
+ 4
0i
+ 4
San Fran. -Oakland* 11
Alameda & Contra•
+ 6
+10i + 4
Costa Cos.
"
+ 1
+ 2 - 1
Oakland-Berkeley* 11
- 6
- 4 -11
Downtown Oakland* 11
- 2
- 1 - 7
San Francisco* M
p--Preliminary. r--Revised.
1J Breakdowns shown under various metropolitan areas do not necessarily include all
portions of such areas.
I f Data not available.
*--Indexes for these cities and areas may be obtained from the respective Federal
Reserve Banks•