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801 3rd Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is headquartered in Seattle and is the 15st largest credit union in the state of Washington. It is also the 378th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1933 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 135 employees and 41,924 members. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has a B+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Must live or work in the State of Washington. Also open to employees of the City of Seattle or several other Select Employer Groups. - See Details

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Avoid This Credit Union

terrible--have great credit yet they treat me like I have terrible credit---they signed  me up for overdraft protection and still charged me for NSF! On top of that they keep changing policies without notice.Closed acct and am happy with BECU


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 Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union had $3.04 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $56.14 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 5.42% 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 Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 4.46% as of March 31, 2013 to 5.42% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 21.53%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $6.42 million, resulting in 1.2% 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 Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has shown is above 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. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has $601.71 million in assets with $56.14 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 9.33%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #68315
Year Chartered1933
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$601.71 million
Loans$362.91 million
Deposits$541.31 million
Equity Capital$52.88 million
Loan Loss Allowance$3.26 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.87 million
Real Estate Owned$174,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$593.61 million
Equity Capital$50.80 million
Loan Loss Allowance$4.84 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.87 million
Real Estate Owned$566,000
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin1.13%
Return on Assets0.39%
Return on Equity4.46%
Interest Income$4.94 million

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Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.15%--IRA Savings
0.15%--Roth IRA Savings
0.05%--Business Savings

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.10%$25k-Money Market Account

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union Checking Account Rates

6.14%-$500Feel Good Checking
0.08%$10k-High Yield Checking
0.05%$300-Classic Checking
0.05%--Business Checking

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union CD Rates

1.00%$1k-5 Year CD
1.00%$1k-Business 5 Year CD
0.40%$1k-2 - 3 Year CD
0.40%$1k-Business 2 - 3 Year CD
0.15%$100k-4 - 6 Month Super Jumbo CD
0.15%$1k-1 - 2 Year CD
0.15%$100k-Business 4 - 6 Month Super Jumbo CD
0.15%$1k-Business 1 - 2 Year CD
0.10%$50k-4 - 6 Month Jumbo CD
0.10%$50k-Business 4 - 6 Month Jumbo CD

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union IRA Rates

1.00%$1k-5 Year IRA
0.40%$1k-2 - 3 Year IRA
0.15%$1k-1 - 2 Year IRA

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