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Banking in the Clarksburg Area
Banking in Clarksburg, West Virginia, is within reach of local newcomers and existing residents residing in Harrison County communities. Clarksburg was named as the 2011 National Small City of the Year by National League of Cities, and is predicted to grow, with an increase in job growth based on statistics. It is included in the micropolitan area statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau, alone with Taylor and Doddridge counties. Throughout the micropolitan area are approximately 120 branches of financial institutions providing services and products to locals and new residents.
The population has grown in cities in the micropolitan statistical area, including Buckhannon, Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Grafton, Harrisville, Shinnston, and Philippi. The growth has created a higher demand for financial services and products in the area. Population in Clarksburg was estimated at 16,242 in 2014 and household statistics were approximately 6,600 the end of 2013. In Harrison County, the population was 68,761 and for households was 27,599 from 2009 through 2013. Clarksburg experienced a population growth from 2010 until 2014.
In Clarksburg alone, there are more than 10 headquartered banks and 10 credit unions. The most recognizable financial institutions include Citizens Bank of West Virginia, Fairmont Federal Credit Union, First Exchange Bank, and MVB, as well as larger banks such as Huntington National Bank and BB&T. Citizens Bank of Wester has nearly 117 years of experience providing services for banking in Clarksburg, West Virginia. The banks and credit unions in the micropolitan area provide a wide variety of services including checking accounts, financial advice, loans, retirement investments, and saving accounts.