Do Metropolitan Areas have Equal Access to Financial Services?

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Do Metropolitan Areas have Equal Access to Financial Services?

Do Metropolitan Areas have Equal Access to Financial Services?

Cities across the country have different patterns in the locations of their financial services. Some cities have high concentrations of mainstream financial services, like banks and credit unions, relative to their populations. Other cities have high concentrations of alternative financial services (AFS), like payday lenders and check cashers. The locations of financial services tend to follow patterns of populations’ race and poverty. Where are financial services located relative to residents’ race and poverty in select cities?

Baltimore financial services


baton rouge financial services


Birmingham financial services


Boston financial services


Dallas financial services


Jacksonville financial services


Kansas City financial services


Minneapolis financial services


New haven financial services


Oakland financial services


Phoenix financial services


Portland financial services


Salt lake city financial services


Seatle financial services


St. Louis financial services