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                           TABLE 3-A

             COUNTY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING
             3RD QUARTER, 1994 TO 3RD QUARTER, 1995
                             ($000)
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  County             3rd Quarter, 1994 3rd Quarter, 1995 Change
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   Adams                $    40,755    $    50,722        24.5%
   Asotin                    28,876         30,328         5.0
   Benton                   341,670        331,272        -3.0
   Chelan                   212,117        219,984         3.7
   Clallam                  145,301        156,202         7.5
   Clark                    636,353        672,505         5.7
   Columbia                   5,804          6,291         8.4
   Cowlitz                  288,183        252,217       -12.5
   Douglas                   53,515         57,717         7.9
   Ferry                     11,268         10,408        -7.6
   Franklin                 138,100        133,893        -3.0
   Garfield                   3,188          3,676        15.3
   Grant                    162,564        179,085        10.2
   Grays Harbor             155,749        176,032        13.0
   Island                    99,662        100,724         1.1
   Jefferson                 60,927         58,081        -4.7
   King                   6,154,266      6,448,784         4.8
   Kitsap                   458,361        453,926        -1.0
   Kittitas                  77,976         77,748        -0.3
   Klickitat                 25,799         28,141         9.1
   Lewis                    198,136        191,096        -3.6
   Lincoln                   18,991         31,337        65.0
   Mason                     72,664         73,747         1.5
   Okanogan                  81,479         87,407         7.3
   Pacific                   41,278         51,571        24.9
   Pend Oreille              13,356         18,374        37.6
   Pierce                 1,557,326      1,536,447        -1.3
   San Juan                  56,139         58,817         4.8
   Skagit                   306,319        305,534        -0.3
   Skamania                  13,629         14,199         4.2
   Snohomish              1,367,010      1,362,380        -0.3
   Spokane                1,167,952      1,157,237        -0.9
   Stevens                   59,792         58,375        -2.4
   Thurston                 491,914        496,329         0.9
   Wahkiakum                  3,856          5,453        41.4
   Walla Walla              101,641        111,196         9.4
   Whatcom                  467,524        446,045        -4.6
   Whitman                   73,619         80,571         9.4
   Yakima                   506,184        493,369        -2.5

   TOTAL                $15,699,243    $16,027,220         2.1%
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