Cash sales are dropping in the USA overall but they remain higher in south Florida.

Of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, the five Core-Based Statistical Areas with the greatest percentage of cash sales in June were:

  • Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, Michigan: 56.5%
  • West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, Florida: 49.3%
  • Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida: 47.9%
  • North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida: 47.7%
  • Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida:46.1%

The metro area with the lowest percentage of cash sales was Syracuse, New York, with a cash sales share of 12.6% of all sales.