2018 National Survey of Community Banks Findings Released


As part of the sixth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference held Oct. 3-4, 2018, the Federal Reserve and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors released the findings from the 2018 National Survey of Community Banks. Survey responses were obtained from 521 community bankers in 37 states, and provide insights into what community bankers are thinking about key issues facing their industry. The survey addressed changes in bank lines of business, regulatory compliance, competition and consolidation. The 2018 survey also asked specific questions about small business lending, the impact of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and bank readiness for the transition to the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) methodology.

Download the 2018 National Survey of Community Banks.