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Missouri: Banks’ Economic Impact

Banks support Missouri's economy with consumer, business and other loans, and by providing more than 46,000 people with a rewarding place to work.

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  • 46,448Employees

  • $4.3 BTotal Annual Compensation & Benefits

  • $93,371Average Total Compensation & Benefits

  • 237 Banks Headquartered in State

“We Exist to Help Each Other”

Mary O’Connor earned the 2021 George Bailey Distinguished Service Award, honoring a non-CEO bank employee who demonstrates outstanding initiative, commitment to their customers and community, and the ability to inspire others. Mary strives to live by the mantra, “to whom much is given, much is expected”.

Source: FDIC branch deposit data (2021 Q2), FDIC Call Report 2Q2021, 2021 BLS/US Census Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) for Credit Intermediation and Related Activities, and ABA Analysis



  • $24.1 BNew Home Loans Booked in 2021

  • 106,452Number of New Home Loans in 2021

  • $165,000Median New Home Loan Size in 2021

  • $6.7 BSmall Business Loans

  • 483.1 KNumber of Small Business Loans

  • $13,810Average Small Business Loan

  • $3.2 BSmall Farm Loans

  • 55,293Number of Small Farm Loans

  • $71,297Average Small Farm Loan

Source: CFPB HMDA data, year-end 2021; FDIC Call Report 2Q2021 and Year-End 2021; 2021 USDA Quarterly Farm data and USDA/Census Data from 2017 State of Ag Survey; 2021 SBA/Census Data and ABA analysis



  • 21.1 MCustomers

  • $230.3 BDeposits

  • 290Banks Operating Branches

  • 2,172Branches & Offices

  • 606Branches Offering Low Fee Bank On-certified Accounts

Ensuring Access to Financial Resources

Midwest BankCentre, in St. Louis, MO, calls it “partnering differently” when working with city governments, nonprofit agencies and faith-based organizations to reach out to people where they are.

Sources: Estimates based on ABA 2020/2021 survey data; FDIC Summary of Deposit (SOD) 2021Q2 Data; Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

Giving Back

Giving Back

  • 265.2 KVolunteer Hours

  • $177.3 MCommunity Donations

Teaching Students to Practice Healthy Shopping on a Budget

In Kansas City, barbeque and banking are two of the oldest and strongest economic engines of the community. So, it seemed only natural when the two came together to create a program that would benefit thousands of children. Thus, UMB Bank and American Royal (host of the largest barbecue contest in the world) created the UMB Market at the American Royal Field Trip.

Source: Estimates based on ABA 2020/2021 survey data

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