Table 6

COUNTY/CITY LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS*

Calendar Years 1996-1997


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County		 CY 1996       CY 1997   Percent Change      Per Capita 1997 Receipts
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Adams             $1,680,267	$1,710,784	 1.8%	     $108.28
Asotin		   713,875	   738,650	 3.5	       37.49
Benton		15,466,915	15,785,706	 2.0	      117.72
Chelan		 8,985,260	 9,681,291	 7.7	      155.65
Clallam		 5,938,518	 6,040,449	 1.7	       90.97
Clark		      26,804,631  27,854,642	 3.9	       87.93
Columbia		   285,492	   276,466	(3.2)	       65.83
Cowlitz		 9,776,758	10,290,750	 5.3	      111.86
Douglas		 2,394,345	 2,407,595	 0.6	       78.17
Ferry		         456,791	   471,968	 3.3	       64.65
Franklin	       5,837,496	 6,099,560	 4.5	      138.94
Garfield	         183,132	   195,388	 6.7	       81.41
Grant	             7,532,733	 7,911,073	 5.0	      115.83
Grays Harbor	 6,404,428	 6,368,167	(0.6)	       93.24
Island		 4,349,085	 4,644,119	 6.8	       64.86
Jefferson	       2,300,298	 2,403,977	 4.5	       91.41
King             286,817,314 309,562,760	 7.9	      188.04
Kitsap            19,951,654	20,575,452	 3.1	       89.69
Kittitas           3,545,198	 3,973,598	12.1	      126.15
Klickitat            728,533	   809,852	11.2	       42.62
Lewis              8,534,235	 8,613,779	0.9	      126.12
Lincoln              911,386	   867,520	(4.8)	       88.52
Mason              3,037,072	 3,160,641	4.1	       65.98
Okanogan           3,210,339	 3,218,537	0.3	       83.82
Pacific            1,610,819	 1,564,920	(2.8)	       73.47
Pend Oreille       1,154,395	 1,275,515	10.5	      113.89
Pierce            66,268,570	68,755,284	3.7	      101.97
San Juan           1,909,235	 2,199,210	15.2	      175.94
Skagit            12,488,099	13,355,673	6.9	      137.83
Skamania             344,887	   325,244	(5.7)	       32.85
Snohomish         58,627,260	66,801,285	13.9	      121.19
Spokane           49,685,601	51,378,949	3.4	      125.35
Stevens            2,398,467	 2,507,418	4.5	       67.04
Thurston          20,994,025	21,835,051	4.0	      110.50
Wahkiakum            174,307	   179,621	3.0	       46.06
Walla Walla        4,672,018	 4,694,707	0.5	       86.94
Whatcom           18,719,730	19,710,311	5.2	      126.19
Whitman            3,685,363	 3,798,116	3.1	       92.19
Yakima            20,828,724	22,222,248	6.6	      106.48

All Counties     209,745,180  219,926,455	4.9	        ---
All Cities       479,662,076  514,339,826	7.2	        ---
     TOTAL 	    $689,407,256 $734,266,281	6.5%	     $130.96
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* Distributions of local sales tax (rates from 0.5-1.0%) to county government and all cities within the county, excluding administrative