sites in 1995, and by the end of 2005
their number had fallen 51% to 1,086.
The decline in the number of single-
office locations is nearly as steep, as the
number fell 48.6%, from 21,442 in 1995
to 11,020 last year.
The number of branch offices declined less precipitously, 20%, likely a
reflection of merger and acquisition
activity, whereby acquired agencies became branch offices.
Also reflecting the consolidation
trend is the ratio of headquarters to
branch locations. In 1995, there were
4. 4 branches (excluding STP sites) for
every headquarters. A decade later, every headquarters was supporting nearly
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Types of Locations - 2005
( 1,086 locations)
( 7,897 locations)
ARC Locations -
( 11,020 locations)
Top States in 2005
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