Bank branch offices are important to communities. They provide access to mortgage and business financing, savings accounts, and offer a better alternative to check-cashing services. How well-served a community is by banks could influence its economic success.
PolicyMap now shows all bank branch locations in the United States, for banks covered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This data includes a wealth of data on the branches, including office type, services offered, and deposits in each branch. It also has data on the banks that run the branches, including federal regulator, bank class, and total assets and deposits. All these indicators can be filtered.
These points, along with our thematic data, can create some compelling maps:
This data comes from the FDIC, and is updated every year. The most recent update was September 31st.
Note that this includes only banks, and not credit unions.