Blue Ridge Bank


100 E Main St
Walhalla, SC 29691
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings N.A. 5.55% →
1-Year CD N.A. 5.38% →
2-Year CD N.A. 4.95% →
5-Year CD N.A. 4.55% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 4.91% →
15-Year Mortgage 8.25% 4.39% →
HELOC N.A. 0.99% →

2024 Overview

General Bank Information

Blue Ridge Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Walhalla, SC. It was founded in 1957 and has approximately $0.17 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 4 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 17773
Date Established 1957
Assets $ 168.77 million
Loans $ 118.69 million
Deposits $ 154.30 million
Capital $ 13.93 million

For a more detailed analysis of Blue Ridge Bank's financial condition and a description of what these numbers mean, please visit the Financial Details section.

Deposit Rates - July 12, 2024

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Loan Rates - July 12, 2024

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Auto Loan Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
3 Year 5.00% 5.00% $749.27
4 Year 5.10% 5.10% $576.87
5 Year 4.95% 4.95% $471.21
6 Year 5.05% 5.05% $403.20
Refinance Mortgage Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
Purchase Mortgage Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment

Monthly payments for mortgage products are based on a loan amount of $200,000. Home equity monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $50,000. Auto loan monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $25,000. Rates for each product are based on a variety of factors including credit score and loan amount. For specific requirements please check with the lender. Rates may change at any time.


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Financial Details

Blue Ridge Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Blue Ridge Bank. The data is provided by the FDIC. All banks listed on are FDIC-insured. No depositor has ever lost deposits that have been within the FDIC insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
Blue Ridge Bank U.S. Bank Average
0.23% 3.96%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its tangible common equity and its loan loss reserves. A lower Texas ratio indicates better coverage of problem loans. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

As of December 31, 2024, Blue Ridge Bank had $36,000 in non-current loans and $0 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $13,933,000 in equity and $1,551,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 0.23%.

Return on Equity
Blue Ridge Bank U.S. Bank Average
8.46% 12.20%

Blue Ridge Bank has a Return on Equity of 8.46% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.20%. Return on equity measures how efficiently a bank is making money from its capital. A bank with a consistently high ROE can be considered well run. A bank with a consistently low ROE can be considered poorly run.

Blue Ridge Bank U.S. Bank Average
8.26% 10.76%

Blue Ridge Bank has a Capitalization of 8.26% versus the BestCashCow average of 10.76. Capitalization measures how much equity capital a bank has to underpin loans and other assets on its balance sheet. The higher the capitalization number the more secure a bank is considered.

Blue Ridge Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of December 31, 2023, Blue Ridge Bank had assets of $168,766,000, loans of $118,690,000, and deposits of $154,299,000. Long-term increases in deposits shows a bank's ability to raise funds to grow its loans and assets. Loan and asset growth may rise or fall depending on a bank's strategy for growth. Sharp rises and falls in assets, deposits, and loans can be problematic, indicating a loosening of lending standards, or financial distress leading to reduced lending. A big change in these figured can also be from a bank acquisition or merger.

Summary Balance Sheet

December 31, 2024
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $ 14.41 million
Interest-bearing balances $ 5.07 million
Total securities $ 28.84 million
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase N.A.
Net loans and leases $ 118.69 million
Loan loss allowance $ 1.55 million
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned N.A.
Goodwill and other intangibles N.A.
All other assets $ 2.00 million
     Total Assets $ 154.83 million
Total deposits $ 154.30 million
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 72.94 million
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 154.30 million
      % insured (estimated) 89.15%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements N.A.
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds N.A.
Subordinated debt N.A.
All other liabilities $ 0.14 million
      Total Liabilities $ 154.83 million
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 13.93 million

Summary Income Statement

December 31, 2024
Total Interest Income $ 7.50 million
Total Interest Expense $ 0.39 million
Net interest income $ 7.11 million
Provision for loan and lease losses $ 0.34 million
Total non interest income $ 0.78 million
Total non interest expense $ 6.21 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 0.38 million

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in Blue Ridge Bank’s loan portfolio are 1-4 Family Residential Loans, Small Business Loans, and Commercial Real Estate.

Compared to other banks in South Carolina, Blue Ridge Bank has a significantly higher percent of Small Business Loans on its balance sheet, potentially indicating a specialty in that lending area.

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding and double categorization of some loan types. All data from the FDIC. Additional information about this table.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 48.01
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 1.47
Small Business Loans 21.24
Construction and Development Loans 8.28
Commercial Real Estate 15.60
Commercial and Industrial Loans 3.37
Farm Loans 0.04

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