Table 29

1997 ASSESSED VALUATION OF LANDS AND IMPROVEMENTS

Locally assessed Property by County

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                                                                          Total Taxable
                  Unicorporated Areas                                    Value of Lands &
County     Classified Lands1  Other Lands2   Total      Cities and Towns  Improvements3
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Adams         277,085,600              0    277,085,600              0    788,876,665
Asotin         21,980,132    432,294,509    454,274,641    235,798,558    690,073,199
Benton        312,291,930  1,057,613,250  1,369,905,180  4,108,444,890  5,478,350,070
Chelan         15,843,648  2,046,498,288  2,062,341,936  1,658,368,928  3,720,710,864
Clallam        60,918,369  2,098,115,055  2,159,033,424  1,228,847,000  3,387,880,424

Clark         296,576,760  8,209,640,780  8,506,217,540  9,283,167,107 17,789,384,647
Columbia       89,277,788     40,338,229    129,616,017     64,495,841    194,111,858
Cowlitz       102,827,299  3,037,119,346  3,139,946,645  2,195,560,889  5,335,507,534
Douglas       255,254,600    904,210,250  1,159,464,850    378,624,390  1,538,089,240
Ferry          13,713,285    194,759,598    208,472,883     36,984,446    245,457,329

Franklin      350,526,700    481,268,954    831,795,654    750,436,010  1,582,231,664
Garfield       70,791,543      9,105,226     79,896,769     34,368,218    114,264,987
Grant         659,877,127  1,158,480,381  1,818,357,508  1,064,836,093  2,883,193,601
Grays Harbor  153,405,438    989,107,477  1,142,512,915  1,808,787,183  2,951,300,098
Island         33,647,836  4,727,121,105  4,760,768,941    902,365,690  5,663,134,631

Jefferson      35,206,600  1,521,073,815  1,556,280,415    547,427,615  2,103,708,030
King          334,555,830 25,471,010,802 25,805,566,632 97,326,761,578123,132,328,210
Kitsap         41,550,658  7,658,410,594  7,699,961,252  4,000,382,393 11,700,343,645
Kittitas                0              0              0              0  1,514,820,610
Klickitat      89,888,714    577,060,224    666,948,938    224,721,464    891,670,402

Lewis         122,522,150  1,822,900,560  1,945,422,710    947,578,360  2,893,001,070
Lincoln       272,038,130    107,330,825    379,368,955    122,361,485    501,730,440
Mason          58,671,340  2,541,713,971  2,600,385,311    323,773,640  2,924,158,951
Okanogan      163,667,997    902,578,512  1,066,246,509    519,376,268  1,585,622,777
Pacific       107,692,455    874,853,255    982,545,710    297,259,050  1,279,804,760

Pend Oreille   13,060,494    536,441,126    549,501,620     70,288,707    619,790,327
Pierce        156,003,737 17,892,415,357 18,048,419,094 13,585,314,833 31,633,733,927
San Juan       72,202,170  2,397,577,894  2,469,780,064    206,533,860  2,676,313,924
Skagit        296,558,110  2,799,637,622  3,096,195,732  2,881,987,310  5,978,183,042
Skamania       19,281,482    350,339,491    369,620,973    105,793,725    475,414,698

Snohomish     215,982,421 14,476,585,197 14,692,567,618 17,292,409,510 31,984,977,128
Spokane       246,547,419  6,560,370,341  6,806,917,760  9,134,725,348 15,941,643,108
Stevens        61,291,730  1,048,444,766  1,109,736,496    330,762,160  1,428,663,639
Thurston      104,228,817  5,439,837,388  5,544,066,205  4,625,411,688 10,169,477,893
Wahkiakum      29,276,000    109,632,270    138,908,270     25,515,400    164,423,670

Walla Walla   333,253,441    818,405,929  1,151,659,370  1,055,264,230  2,206,923,600
Whatcom       407,424,655  4,455,169,865  4,862,594,520  4,721,408,670  9,584,003,190
Whitman       466,914,330     74,140,730    541,055,060    769,463,850  1,310,518,910
Yakima        768,635,274  2,307,644,459  3,076,279,733  4,517,826,555  7,594,106,288

Totals     7,130,472,009 126,129,247,441 133,259,719,450 187,383,432,942 322,657,929,050
1 Includes forest lands and current use assessments at current use values.
2 Includes outside platted and unplatted areas.
3 Excludes value exempt from regular property tax levies due to the senior citizen exemption.