As of year-end 2012, there were 3 banks operating in Blythe, California. Doing in Internet search might confuse someone because Bank of America shows up on the search even though they are no longer doing business in town, a Chase ATM shows up, and even some banks like Wells Fargo from as far away as Parker, AZ, Thousand Palms, CA, or Indio, CA show up on the search. In reality, the only 3 FDIC-insured institutions doing business in Blythe as of year-end were Provident Savings Bank, Rabobank, and Union Bank. For those that prefer a credit union, the nearest ones are in Parker. For the purpose of this analysis, the 3 banks are being ranked in terms of amount of local deposits.