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P.O. Box 1546
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Desco Credit Union is headquartered in Portsmouth and is the 19st largest credit union in the state of Ohio. It is also the 753rd largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1963 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 96 employees and 23,111 members. Desco Credit Union has a B health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Residents of Scioto and Lawrence County in Ohio, Boyd County in Kentucky, and Cabell and Wayne in West Virginia are automatically eligible to become a member of the credit union. In addition, you may qualify through family relationships, employment, association membership, religious affiliation, or attendance at a local university. - See Details

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 Desco Credit Union had $2.18 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $24.75 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Desco Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 8.81% which is excellent. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for Desco Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 8.63% as of March 31, 2013 to 8.81% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 2.07%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Desco Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Desco Credit Union has decreased its total deposits by -$6.56 million, resulting in -2.65% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth Desco Credit Union has shown is below average.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. Desco Credit Union has $269.6 million in assets with $24.75 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 9.18%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #15882
Year Chartered1963
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$269.60 million
Loans$152.64 million
Deposits$241.34 million
Equity Capital$23.27 million
Loan Loss Allowance$1.48 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.56 million
Real Estate Owned$620,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$278.33 million
Equity Capital$22.29 million
Loan Loss Allowance$1.67 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.56 million
Real Estate Owned$425,000
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Return on Assets0.34%
Return on Equity3.97%
Interest Income$2.19 million
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Desco Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.25%--Health Savings Account
0.15%$50-Savings Account

Desco Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.30%$25k-Checking Account

Desco Credit Union CD Rates

1.56%$500$25k60 Month Share Certificate
1.26%$500$25k48 Month Share Certificate
0.85%$500$25k36 Month Share Certificate
0.65%$500$25k30 Month Share Certificate
0.55%$500$25k24 Month Share Certificate
0.45%$500$25k18 Month Share Certificate
0.35%$2,500$25k12 Month Share Certificate
0.20%$2,500$25k6 Month Share Certificate
0.15%$2,500$25k91 Day Share Certificate
0.10%$2,500$25k31 Day Share Certificate

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