Community banks

Community Banking

We know you are a vital part of the Tenth Federal Reserve District, where more than 95 percent of all banks are community banks. We understand you and have developed resources for you.
Community banks play a major role in financing small business and farm lending. Your importance in the economy supports our interest in and oversight of financial institutions in our region.

About Community Banks

  • Survey of Community Banks

    We're listening to you. Our survey covers four broad areas: general information; prospects and challenges; regulations and guidance; and staffing and governance. Learn more about the survey and see the results from our 2011 survey.

  • District Banking Conditions

    We're monitoring banking conditions for the nation and District, including data earnings, expenses, assets, loans and more.

  • Lending Patterns of Small Commercial Banks

    Nationwide, all bank sizes increased overall lending over the past year, with larger banks increasing lending to a much greater extent.  Meanwhile, a larger proportion of small banks increased their small business lending. (December 2012)

  • Banking Research

    Our analysis of the banking industry includes supervisory and regulatory concerns, lending issues, and risks to financial institutions.