Map 1: Office Growth Was Centered in the Southwest and Southeast

A map showing the five-year compound growth change in the number of FDIC-insured institution branch offices in the United States between 2004 and 2009. The highest rates of growth, between 2.59% and 5.58%, tended to be in southwestern and southeastern states such as Arizona, California, Idaho, New Mexico, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. The slowest growth and decrease in the number of offices, between 0.44% and 1.12%, was found in northern and New England states, including Alaska, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. This information comes from the FDIC.