Quarterly Business Review

3rd Quarter, 1997

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                                                                            TABLE 3:

                                                    TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR COUNTIES*
                                                 BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                                                                 3RD QUARTER, 1997 

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                                                      ADAMS                  ASOTIN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    310      $13,015,599    309      $22,906,241
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     15          861,051     22        2,540,552
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            6          203,515      9        1,738,896
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            6          473,186      6          340,195
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      3          247,566
    OTHER...........................            3          184,350      4          213,895
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      4           79,151      5        9,464,265
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            4           79,151      5        9,464,265
  FOOD..............................    54     19        2,129,854     16        2,827,155
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           12        2,122,167      9        2,747,786
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      D                D
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            7            7,687      7           79,369
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     33        4,572,253     33        2,409,312
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           10        1,883,505     12          829,032
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           12        1,699,548      5          630,138
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            7          982,060      6          216,783
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            4            7,140     10          733,359
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     13          247,231      7           18,696
    CLOTHING 561-565................            8          237,651      3            9,852
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            5            9,580      4            8,844
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     46          579,411     51          815,749
    FURNITURE 571...................           12          224,071     17          512,732
    APPLIANCES 572..................           10          137,469      5           58,389
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           24          217,871     29          244,628
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     39        2,823,653     33        3,203,879
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    141        1,722,995    142        1,626,633
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          426,452      5          491,000
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           27          214,430     31          562,051
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           58          760,950     52          185,123
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           51          321,163     54          388,459

SERVICES                             70-89    310        3,779,112    247        3,474,066
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            9          536,352      6          321,120
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           19          150,816     17          221,812
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          148        1,417,233    112        1,083,006
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           21           63,648     16           80,196
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           53          918,221     46          764,235
  OTHER SERVICES....................           81          756,490     66        1,083,893

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    219        8,334,328    175        3,548,746
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     44          490,501     51          404,970
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     82        3,493,604     69        1,181,766
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    353       11,163,625    342        1,662,499
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     39          282,089     28          889,691
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           23          312,084     19          160,579

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        1,380      $40,870,942  1,240      $34,228,558
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     BENTON                  CHELAN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  1,444     $202,289,090  1,021     $128,660,619
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     70       18,562,790     65       19,719,038
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           22        3,159,775     30        5,986,141
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           17        2,211,026      6          687,771
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           18        9,221,231     16        7,677,281
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            5          205,691      8          503,854
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            8        3,765,067      5        4,863,991
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     20       47,050,731     14       21,120,363
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            8       24,084,060      5        9,507,225
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            3       13,149,419      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            9        9,817,252      9       11,613,138
  FOOD..............................    54     71       25,311,286     70       13,360,323
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           47       24,552,402     44       12,687,279
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      4           64,525
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            3           45,627      3          114,968
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            5          141,654      8          186,639
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           16          571,603     11          306,912
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    114       37,998,918     91       30,921,063
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           39       25,412,412     35       22,307,881
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           32        5,964,812     23        3,066,932
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           21        3,516,378     19        1,769,570
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           22        3,105,316     14        3,776,680
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     76        6,479,509     51        3,007,110
    CLOTHING 561-565................           45        4,185,819     32        2,121,487
    SHOES 566.......................           10        1,617,781      9          498,935
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           21          675,909     10          386,688
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    217       14,777,063    136        5,517,816
    FURNITURE 571...................           61        5,070,684     46        2,860,282
    APPLIANCES 572..................           24        3,550,090     13          567,646
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          132        6,156,289     77        2,089,888
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    206       28,266,169    185       17,182,591
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    670       23,842,624    409       17,832,315
    DRUG STORES 591.................           10        2,340,540     11        1,246,058
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          141       10,841,045    115        7,254,380
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          152        2,402,280    105        2,940,426
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            4          223,694      6          438,670
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          363        8,035,065    172        5,952,781

SERVICES                             70-89  1,138       38,007,257    934       36,203,063
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           28        7,088,104    105       15,916,783
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          137        3,008,200     84        1,806,173
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          481        9,240,632    355        5,625,833
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           99        1,083,104     74          437,836
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          165        8,723,721    125        4,900,049
  OTHER SERVICES....................          327        9,946,600    265        7,954,225

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    840       61,016,071    728       45,980,610
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    197        4,339,957    136        4,138,894
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    170       15,012,109    131        9,043,634
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,133       32,065,918    870       24,056,152
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     92        5,161,960     72        2,560,049
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          111        2,682,565     74        2,000,593

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        5,125     $360,574,927  3,966     $252,643,614
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     CLALLAM                  CLARK
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    872      $85,732,429  2,160     $344,885,610
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     57        7,473,009    159       34,252,217
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           26        4,742,855     63       22,041,912
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            3          216,214     19        3,352,377
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           13        1,539,559     29        1,600,660
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           11          429,546     40        2,885,373
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            4          544,835      8        4,371,895
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     17       19,822,642     21       37,868,663
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4        4,971,679      7       33,779,420
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            3        5,857,932      6          872,364
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           10        8,993,031      8        3,216,879
  FOOD..............................    54     57       10,953,729    159       63,873,163
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           40       10,357,676    129       62,938,221
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      5          140,780
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      3           49,287
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      D                D
    BAKERIES 546....................            4           55,641      6          146,571
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           13          540,412     16          598,304
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     83       17,088,380    181       76,885,121
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           24       11,927,920     54       59,276,907
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           21        2,417,622     62        9,534,819
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           21        1,318,985     41        3,585,665
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           17        1,423,853     24        4,487,730
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     25        1,483,843     88       15,571,448
    CLOTHING 561-565................           15        1,068,248     55       11,320,825
    SHOES 566.......................            4          285,024      7        1,425,458
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            6          130,571     26        2,825,165
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    114        5,314,279    318       19,246,810
    FURNITURE 571...................           43        3,066,991    111       10,387,249
    APPLIANCES 572..................           11          711,875     23          790,771
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           60        1,535,413    184        8,068,790
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    146       14,569,057    415       56,322,010
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    373        9,027,490    819       40,866,178
    DRUG STORES 591.................            6        2,552,663     13        9,988,163
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           97        2,516,223    177       11,937,639
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           88        1,378,536    199        4,570,319
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3          499,202     10          605,593
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          179        2,080,866    420       13,764,464

SERVICES                             70-89    807       22,863,603  2,023       88,646,985
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           79        9,217,054     38        8,110,490
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           59          967,807    239        5,764,925
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          291        2,878,515    802       23,382,848
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           54          261,490    184        2,856,539
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          124        4,922,276    328       21,733,289
  OTHER SERVICES....................          254        4,877,951    616       29,655,433

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    594       34,134,634  1,912      159,716,224
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    125        2,203,829    392       33,352,488
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    140        5,994,726    244       34,591,692
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    690       14,160,847  1,857       93,313,521
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     63        1,561,009    152       12,011,865
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           96        1,452,180    269        9,219,537

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,387     $168,103,257  9,009     $775,737,922
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                    COLUMBIA                 COWLITZ
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    120       $1,742,981  1,070     $126,607,863
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52      7          367,573     83        8,064,972
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            D                D     46        4,611,671
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      6          322,070
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            3          118,432     19        1,779,683
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D      9          492,313
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      3          859,235
    OTHER...........................            4          249,141      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      D                D     14       18,511,456
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      5       10,511,575
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      4          215,881
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            D                D      5        7,784,000
  FOOD..............................    54      6          341,192     77       20,084,829
    GROCERY STORES 541..............            6          341,192     59       19,557,375
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      4           30,369
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      4           91,931
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            D                D     10          405,154
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55      6          243,661     96       37,774,351
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            D                D     30       24,403,834
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            D                D     31        5,430,346
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            D                D     23        5,835,307
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            6          243,661     12        2,104,864
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      6           13,843     42        1,812,102
    CLOTHING 561-565................            3           12,397     25        1,191,219
    SHOES 566.......................            3            1,446      5          427,040
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            D                D     12          193,843
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     13           77,080    132        4,930,831
    FURNITURE 571...................            D                D     47        2,579,816
    APPLIANCES 572..................            D                D      8          179,074
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           10           28,241     77        2,171,941
    OTHER...........................            3           48,839      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     16          476,684    187       21,317,841
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59     66          222,948    439       14,111,481
    DRUG STORES 591.................            D                D     11        2,340,582
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           13           22,745    101        4,731,679
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           26           35,993    119        3,001,897
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            -                -      5          642,261
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           27          164,210    203        3,395,062

SERVICES                             70-89    124        1,016,701    959       26,765,046
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            7          175,772     40        4,819,154
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............            8           44,763     95        1,591,394
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............           61          177,018    385        6,136,609
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........            8            9,468     80          484,904
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           18          139,448    144        5,792,225
  OTHER SERVICES....................           30          479,700    295        8,425,664

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17     73          729,179    720       35,078,956
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     22          138,339    180        5,348,116
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     48          287,416    179       12,499,254
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    163        1,453,775  1,134       37,254,954
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     15          248,158     75        2,888,048
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           11          158,008     93        1,869,042

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................          576       $5,774,557  4,410     $248,311,279
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     DOUGLAS                  FERRY
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    355      $34,545,096    148       $4,109,279
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     25        1,203,812      9          814,463
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           14          421,192      5          654,121
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      -                -
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            8          416,596      4          160,342
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            -                -      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      -                -
    OTHER...........................            3          366,024      D                D
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      8       14,401,982      3           68,647
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4        4,953,103      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            4        9,448,879      3           68,647
  FOOD..............................    54     26        5,254,652      9          875,056
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           16        4,894,085      9          875,056
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      -                -
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           10          360,567      D                D
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     27        3,117,068     12          629,055
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            7          192,064      D                D
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            6        1,385,601      5          497,735
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            8          682,945      D                D
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            6          856,458      7          131,320
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     16        1,322,355      6           97,157
    CLOTHING 561-565................            7          660,383      3           92,803
    SHOES 566.......................            4          415,686      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            5          246,286      3            4,354
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     42        2,608,965     10          103,591
    FURNITURE 571...................           13          915,244      D                D
    APPLIANCES 572..................            6          215,597      D                D
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           23        1,478,124      7           10,173
    OTHER...........................            -                -      3           93,418
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     46        4,324,006     16        1,046,728
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    165        2,312,256     83          474,582
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          137,475      D                D
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           42        1,237,211     16           39,233
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           61          313,847     37          173,494
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           57          623,723     30          261,855

SERVICES                             70-89    337        7,710,820    126        1,156,456
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            6          843,024     13          554,388
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           31          940,774      8           31,504
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          137        1,913,842     56          181,432
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           25           98,604     13           17,808
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           61        1,150,798     16          219,454
  OTHER SERVICES....................          102        2,862,382     33          169,678

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    310       12,830,994     72        3,218,313
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     47          491,633     20          526,878
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     74        1,811,553     46          602,348
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    292        6,642,662    157        1,195,753
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     38          225,115     13           86,987
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           48          507,477     10          241,497

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        1,501      $64,765,350    592      $11,137,511
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                    FRANKLIN                GARFIELD
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    600      $58,883,821     95       $1,231,342
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     29        2,140,738      8           89,622
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            9          364,258      D                D
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            4           40,497      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           13          905,716      5           72,096
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            3          830,267      -                -
    OTHER...........................            D                D      3           17,526
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     11        4,040,805      D                D
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            5        2,249,179      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            6        1,791,626      D                D
  FOOD..............................    54     43        5,824,989      5          219,939
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           33        5,717,645      5          219,939
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            3           14,980      -                -
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            7           92,364      D                D
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     55       28,363,580      6          524,760
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           15       19,472,427      D                D
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           19        5,916,231      D                D
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           12          983,743      D                D
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            9        1,991,179      6          524,760
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     22        1,683,091      4            2,976
    CLOTHING 561-565................           14        1,079,987      D                D
    SHOES 566.......................            4          582,912      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            4           20,192      4            2,976
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     81        2,437,787     15           87,608
    FURNITURE 571...................           23        1,344,026      3           46,150
    APPLIANCES 572..................           12          581,080      D                D
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           46          512,681     12           41,458
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     93        6,646,210      D                D
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    266        7,746,621     57          306,437
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          830,257      D                D
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           51        1,542,700      5              735
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           77          719,487     21           36,638
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            4           14,207      D                D
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          129        4,639,970     31          269,064

SERVICES                             70-89    606       21,389,204     71          471,166
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           14        2,661,995      D                D
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           39          849,438      7           22,606
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          284        4,298,043     33           38,668
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           46          192,944      7            6,694
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          107       10,336,859     12          171,570
  OTHER SERVICES....................          162        3,242,869     19          238,322

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    490       22,526,431     52          894,451
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     90        4,148,206     17           24,986
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    111        4,499,898     45          195,407
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    742       34,560,495    113          913,414
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     48          618,287      8           15,894
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           70          993,268      5           77,477

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,757     $147,619,610    406       $3,824,137
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                      GRANT               GRAYS HARBOR
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    828      $90,886,989    926      $85,392,513
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     72       16,619,249     56        6,719,610
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           28        4,062,286     20        5,236,886
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            8          918,156      6          355,539
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           23        6,241,986     17          666,512
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            5          206,301     13          460,673
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            8        5,190,520      D                D
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     14       14,578,927     11       16,083,626
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            6        5,538,376      4        6,868,401
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            8        9,040,551      7        9,215,225
  FOOD..............................    54     66       12,804,455     78       12,219,843
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           52       12,533,591     60       11,617,080
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      4           85,141
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      3           86,486
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            3            8,227      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           11          262,637     11          431,136
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     95       21,312,747     82       20,555,522
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           36       13,560,274     24       15,272,500
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           22        3,907,589     21        3,948,162
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           22        2,611,411     27        1,141,539
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           15        1,233,473     10          193,321
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     29        1,538,550     40        1,815,337
    CLOTHING 561-565................           19        1,232,828     25        1,173,002
    SHOES 566.......................            3          167,131      6          581,804
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            7          138,591      9           60,531
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     94        3,320,122     85        3,254,648
    FURNITURE 571...................           31        1,370,822     37        2,023,232
    APPLIANCES 572..................           12          222,479      5          282,822
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           51        1,726,821     43          948,594
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    149       13,494,650    175       15,247,132
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    309        7,218,289    399        9,496,795
    DRUG STORES 591.................            8        1,554,140     13        1,769,167
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           67        1,018,704    103        3,469,891
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           94        1,326,936     90        1,073,325
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      6          593,513
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          140        3,318,509    187        2,590,899

SERVICES                             70-89    841       22,392,875    820       24,872,737
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           47        5,421,393     95       10,842,206
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           69        1,139,276     63          997,904
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          327        5,105,687    286        3,513,817
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           59          232,213     55          633,961
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          123        4,123,140    119        3,162,908
  OTHER SERVICES....................          275        6,603,379    257        6,355,902

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    617       35,310,796    548       29,847,706
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    119        3,176,849    147        2,518,353
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    138       10,315,812    147        6,030,066
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    863       30,320,910    761       16,165,659
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     62        1,412,357     65        1,846,550
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           83        1,947,635     70        1,495,866

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,551     $195,764,223  3,484     $168,169,450
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     ISLAND                 JEFFERSON
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    842      $53,318,685    549      $27,688,143
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     72        6,346,861     40        4,222,506
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           33        3,112,289     16        3,083,637
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           14          447,982      5          250,262
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            9        2,361,907      7          579,913
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           16          424,683     12          308,694
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      -                -
    OTHER...........................            D                D      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     10        5,893,243      7          307,876
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4        5,232,880      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            6          660,363      7          307,876
  FOOD..............................    54     53        8,561,038     35        5,017,854
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           31        8,083,029     24        4,676,364
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4            6,013      3           17,653
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            3           18,748      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      D                D
    BAKERIES 546....................            4           60,133      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           11          393,115      8          323,837
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     49       10,396,680     38        4,611,194
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           12        6,572,174      5        2,084,843
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           14        2,058,401      7          968,887
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           10          778,007     10          435,799
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           13          988,098     16        1,121,665
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     34          890,866     20          747,968
    CLOTHING 561-565................           24          644,058     13          667,740
    SHOES 566.......................            3          188,522      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            7           58,286      7           80,228
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    140        4,119,695     72        1,826,128
    FURNITURE 571...................           61        2,336,025     36        1,071,484
    APPLIANCES 572..................            9          437,536      6          171,443
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           70        1,346,134     30          583,201
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    102        9,556,859     84        6,479,673
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    382        7,553,443    253        4,474,944
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5        1,429,126      D                D
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           92        2,205,363     58        1,333,517
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           82          891,342     76          357,539
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            7           79,040      3          289,011
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          196        2,948,572    116        2,494,877

SERVICES                             70-89    735       13,081,067    480       10,206,179
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           44        2,768,743     31        4,363,174
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           56          615,752     39          229,628
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          311        3,116,698    200        1,428,656
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           59          429,632     38          130,988
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           95        2,181,209     57        1,266,048
  OTHER SERVICES....................          229        4,398,665    153        2,918,673

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    955       29,662,526    416       17,092,783
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    112        2,434,747     96        1,748,498
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    120        6,620,523    109        3,435,185
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    529       10,485,369    400        3,668,463
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     68        1,915,831     51        1,880,042
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          104        1,386,208     53          599,143

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,465     $118,904,956  2,154      $66,318,436
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                      KING                   KITSAP
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59 13,123   $3,496,445,230  1,868     $312,979,561
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    533      227,572,860    126       33,651,641
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          201      111,093,271     52       16,061,650
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           74       15,193,419     16        1,650,150
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............          135       84,110,054     19       11,181,591
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...          113       14,642,529     33        1,723,157
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           10        2,533,587      6        3,035,093
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     93      416,188,997     18       67,365,504
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........           13      253,031,227      8       36,269,971
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           38      137,020,994      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           42       26,136,776     10       31,095,533
  FOOD..............................    54  1,003      337,743,516    130       33,607,169
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          692      317,732,913     95       32,540,142
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           40        2,073,768      7           79,524
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....           35        1,060,187      5          115,044
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............           12          407,611      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................          112        4,773,610      8          223,621
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............          112       11,695,427     15          648,838
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    943      742,768,875    144       68,515,639
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          300      598,350,286     51       52,583,247
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          207       57,932,860     29        7,123,550
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............          272       32,231,863     34        3,504,177
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............          164       54,253,866     30        5,304,665
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    635      247,907,727     84       10,043,233
    CLOTHING 561-565................          392      203,162,755     57        7,582,112
    SHOES 566.......................           55       21,086,657     10        2,079,444
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............          188       23,658,315     17          381,677
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57  1,638      423,301,509    263       21,704,912
    FURNITURE 571...................          633      131,882,970    107        7,907,169
    APPLIANCES 572..................          110       37,674,556     18        5,084,832
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          895      253,743,983    138        8,712,911
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58  3,413      543,707,630    338       40,917,239
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  4,865      557,254,116    765       37,174,224
    DRUG STORES 591.................          110       73,532,709     21        7,684,877
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594        1,241      253,571,295    185       16,193,875
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          771       54,686,023    156        3,399,195
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           47       13,337,777      7          687,641
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............        2,696      162,126,312    396        9,208,636

SERVICES                             70-89 11,149    1,120,175,723  1,583       51,678,799
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          307      205,227,693     37        3,802,470
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............        1,676       50,831,542    181        3,189,443
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        3,857      365,746,662    646       13,947,936
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          873       75,557,531    132        2,095,972
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....        1,587      290,891,908    218       14,539,566
  OTHER SERVICES....................        3,722      207,477,918    501       16,199,384

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  8,670    1,056,518,684  1,705       78,872,163
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39  1,985      221,732,993    222        5,943,185
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    719      392,384,835    199       19,182,981
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  5,004    1,055,700,316  1,056       30,784,045
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    620      110,744,827    115        5,880,787
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........        1,637       66,826,272    230        6,476,568

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       42,907   $7,520,528,880  6,978     $511,798,089
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                    KITTITAS                KLICKITAT
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    586      $48,155,644    318       $9,347,749
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     32        5,131,453     22          804,079
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           13        2,819,153     12          561,399
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            5          444,657      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            7        1,251,896      5           34,317
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            7          615,747      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      D                D
    OTHER...........................            -                -      5          208,363
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      7        6,886,306      5          426,777
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            3        4,422,801      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            4        2,463,505      5          426,777
  FOOD..............................    54     40        6,775,681     23        1,886,223
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           30        6,640,769     18        1,851,889
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            3           25,415      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            7          109,497      5           34,334
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     52       10,218,101     31        2,672,975
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           10        5,413,327      8          947,728
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           14        1,712,369     11        1,105,032
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           21        1,919,444      9          614,777
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            7        1,172,961      3            5,438
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     21        1,034,846     10           71,260
    CLOTHING 561-565................           13          497,190      5           66,199
    SHOES 566.......................            4          308,654      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            4          229,002      5            5,061
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     67        1,591,832     44          364,017
    FURNITURE 571...................           22        1,089,235     12          175,872
    APPLIANCES 572..................            7           63,619      6           64,896
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           38          438,978     26          123,249
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    104       11,326,979     39        1,982,318
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    263        5,190,446    144        1,140,100
    DRUG STORES 591.................            6          960,998      3          156,997
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           67        1,472,302     28          130,327
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           74          412,085     51          218,048
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3          526,209      3           73,703
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          113        1,818,852     59          561,025

SERVICES                             70-89    482       13,202,724    276        3,339,263
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           30        3,161,595     14          540,455
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           33          602,364     22          254,538
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          217        2,999,746    130          854,967
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           36          157,907     25           68,908
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           66        2,078,838     35          584,140
  OTHER SERVICES....................          136        4,360,181     75        1,105,163

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    428       32,391,452    250       14,718,377
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     99        2,622,064     73        1,135,982
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    108        4,924,638     74        2,096,436
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    489        5,430,907    467        3,750,334
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     46          988,582     31          567,701
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           43          562,108     23          338,420

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,281     $108,278,119  1,512      $35,294,262
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                      LEWIS                  LINCOLN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  1,061     $100,931,914    256       $7,082,741
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     74       12,313,744     17        1,606,665
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           25        2,111,028      9          126,063
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            4          254,353      -                -
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           22        3,127,878      8        1,480,602
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           14          725,486      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            9        6,094,999      -                -
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     16       14,513,604      D                D
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            6        6,491,921      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            4          133,510      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            6        7,888,173      D                D
  FOOD..............................    54     85       11,571,678     16        1,245,496
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           67       11,100,522     11        1,198,361
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            5          147,804      D                D
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           13          323,352      5           47,135
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    112       26,444,633     22        1,767,987
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           33       14,243,540      9          793,106
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           35        5,548,475      8          760,876
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           32        4,086,873      5          214,005
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           12        2,565,745      D                D
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     43        5,555,828      8           83,452
    CLOTHING 561-565................           28        4,447,784      5           77,422
    SHOES 566.......................            9        1,029,507      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            6           78,537      3            6,030
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    119        4,039,921     35          256,606
    FURNITURE 571...................           44        2,295,210     10           51,888
    APPLIANCES 572..................            8          331,495      5           61,778
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           67        1,413,216     20          142,940
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    176       14,889,068     32          941,734
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    436       11,603,438    126        1,180,801
    DRUG STORES 591.................            9        1,863,242      5          242,690
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           97        2,858,725     30          166,915
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          104        1,341,014     45          115,654
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            9        1,738,821      3          293,139
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          217        3,801,636     43          362,403

SERVICES                             70-89    838       20,027,787    200        1,703,508
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           33        2,579,470      9          184,467
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           75        1,232,340      9           59,120
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          336        5,115,241     93          451,831
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           62          303,383     13           24,380
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          125        4,543,871     34          530,115
  OTHER SERVICES....................          269        6,556,865     55          477,975

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    686       23,788,948    187        4,468,251
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    161        5,410,666     35          212,340
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    148       23,348,255     69        1,059,968
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    882       24,085,803    262        5,527,307
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     78        2,933,065     24          212,925
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           88        2,232,971     24           45,723

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,942     $202,759,409  1,057      $20,312,763
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                      MASON                 OKANOGAN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    592      $40,998,915    601      $45,942,457
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     49        6,977,561     44        6,444,258
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           22        3,320,327     17        3,368,635
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            3            4,633      3           57,119
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           11        1,185,546     15        2,481,567
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            8          217,198      6          205,964
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            5        2,249,857      3          330,973
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      6        7,065,446     10       10,653,056
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            3          671,976      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            3        6,393,470     10       10,653,056
  FOOD..............................    54     52        8,363,778     56        6,952,210
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           39        8,251,655     41        6,752,240
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            3           19,579      3           34,472
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           10           92,544     12          165,498
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     48        7,099,232     81        9,743,337
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           11        4,242,786     22        4,807,238
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           17        2,257,224     26        3,004,197
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           11          417,640     23        1,420,224
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            9          181,582     10          511,678
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      8          188,620     24        1,436,990
    CLOTHING 561-565................            5           42,894     11          585,680
    SHOES 566.......................            3          145,726      3          705,371
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            D                D     10          145,939
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     76        1,716,366     63        1,063,529
    FURNITURE 571...................           29        1,381,286     18          577,681
    APPLIANCES 572..................            3           13,880      8          117,454
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           44          321,200     37          368,394
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    100        5,967,421     93        5,725,182
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    253        3,620,491    230        3,923,895
    DRUG STORES 591.................            3          186,047     10        1,014,803
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           51        1,255,889     55          972,602
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           77          570,578     65          706,858
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            6          671,361      3          261,801
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          116          936,616     97          967,831

SERVICES                             70-89    525        8,211,051    544       13,535,102
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           20        1,644,955     58        6,117,009
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           42          354,207     44          585,472
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          229        1,530,764    205        1,699,470
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           37          114,382     38          148,473
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           77        2,022,366     81        2,400,590
  OTHER SERVICES....................          157        2,658,759    156        2,732,561

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    674       14,955,014    359       15,829,940
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     92        1,687,419     82        1,285,372
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    114        3,828,941    103        3,786,507
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    479        4,129,032    493        6,662,768
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     57        1,194,772     45          722,239
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           60          690,522     55        1,010,230

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,593      $75,695,666  2,282      $88,774,615
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     PACIFIC              PEND OREILLE
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    472      $19,187,830    229       $5,499,072
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     31        3,553,677     18          299,463
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           14        3,185,756      9           55,346
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           10          174,591      5          116,786
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            7          193,330      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      D                D
    OTHER...........................            D                D      4          127,331
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      9        1,050,039      3           40,474
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            9        1,050,039      3           40,474
  FOOD..............................    54     39        3,312,725     14        2,217,027
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           26        3,163,691     11        2,171,832
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4           21,682      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            3           81,419      -                -
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            6           45,933      3           45,195
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     35        1,184,082     19        1,067,135
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            7           85,729      6          211,935
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           10          589,827      6          434,305
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           11          435,371      7          420,895
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            7           73,155      D                D
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     11          182,275      7           21,177
    CLOTHING 561-565................            5          157,431      3           12,174
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            6           24,844      4            9,003
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     50          571,650     24          157,969
    FURNITURE 571...................           22          220,038      7          100,310
    APPLIANCES 572..................            3           42,237      D                D
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           25          309,375     17           57,659
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     87        5,976,428     23        1,225,525
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    210        3,356,954    121          470,302
    DRUG STORES 591.................            7          485,679      D                D
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           51        1,167,113     23           29,277
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           53          236,397     47          117,545
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3          185,579      3           54,636
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           96        1,282,186     48          268,844

SERVICES                             70-89    381        7,300,281    207        2,353,418
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           58        3,941,060     15          316,808
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           28          222,269     13           65,152
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          140          656,286     88          606,251
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           21           46,336     17          108,032
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           42          751,578     29          903,168
  OTHER SERVICES....................          113        1,729,088     62          462,039

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    278        9,676,263    191        4,977,314
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     65          983,502     33          410,778
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     92        2,415,314     73          974,099
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    402        2,911,005    246        2,339,256
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     46        1,131,528     21          216,841
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           44          803,535     20          235,778

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        1,780      $44,409,258  1,020      $17,006,556
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     PIERCE                 SAN JUAN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  5,046     $976,856,540    424      $24,714,542
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    269       94,480,071     23        3,058,711
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          104       53,005,285      6        1,108,131
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           30        3,439,076      4          239,940
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           59       27,163,800      8        1,678,479
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           54        3,443,433      5           32,161
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           22        7,428,477      -                -
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     43      131,192,918      6          349,682
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........           10       97,880,740      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           16       20,164,334      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           17       13,147,844      6          349,682
  FOOD..............................    54    395      106,107,205     24        4,693,436
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          295      101,342,441     16        4,469,175
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           19          691,161      D                D
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            8          258,956      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................           30          468,844      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           43        3,345,803      8          224,261
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    517      289,953,069     21        2,872,514
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          207      215,458,791      3            2,133
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          123       22,567,018      D                D
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............          104       10,870,561      8        1,389,103
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           83       41,056,699     10        1,481,278
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    222       44,573,478     19          866,922
    CLOTHING 561-565................          137       35,383,457     14          826,089
    SHOES 566.......................           23        4,923,551      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           62        4,266,470      5           40,833
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    588       65,871,196     53          637,923
    FURNITURE 571...................          228       25,129,209     18          367,465
    APPLIANCES 572..................           56       12,810,555      3           54,546
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          304       27,931,432     32          215,912
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58  1,033      129,850,811     64        6,950,685
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,979      114,827,792    214        5,284,669
    DRUG STORES 591.................           40       16,762,049      3          656,179
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          481       45,980,354     59        2,040,194
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          342       11,213,559     58          407,555
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           24        3,625,285      3          214,365
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............        1,092       37,246,545     91        1,966,376

SERVICES                             70-89  3,991      194,280,212    354       17,702,137
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          110       18,365,350     60       11,221,921
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          513       14,375,099     21          548,111
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        1,297       51,392,356    136        1,553,811
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          268        8,696,084     27          127,219
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          693       53,092,228     29          829,322
  OTHER SERVICES....................        1,378       57,055,179    108        3,548,972

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  3,758      226,455,214    342       16,827,526
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    639       45,575,043     66        1,283,776
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    340       70,440,436     89        2,842,609
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  2,294      158,377,368    244        2,337,782
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    255       23,227,077     58        2,809,332
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          600       20,269,727     44          809,768

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       16,923   $1,715,481,617  1,621      $69,327,472
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     SKAGIT                 SKAMANIA
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  1,472     $200,984,798    165       $3,486,932
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    101       20,886,131     24          878,086
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           33        2,181,070     16          375,035
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           13          972,063      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           27       13,102,750      3          293,415
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           21          897,633      D                D
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            7        3,732,615      D                D
    OTHER...........................            -                -      5          209,636
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     16       20,604,767      4          116,817
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            7       19,276,737      D                D
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            4          569,321      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            5          758,709      4          116,817
  FOOD..............................    54     94       24,073,062     10        1,214,541
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           65       23,037,759     10        1,214,541
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            5          394,787      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            4           49,390      -                -
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           20          591,126      D                D
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    145       71,104,538     16          383,869
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           42       51,739,002      5            9,213
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           34        5,425,330      4          193,024
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           34        3,200,479      4          133,866
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           35       10,739,727      3           47,766
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     72        8,207,928      5            6,761
    CLOTHING 561-565................           49        5,717,084      D                D
    SHOES 566.......................           10        1,930,182      D                D
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           13          560,662      5            6,761
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    206       10,792,357     19           66,394
    FURNITURE 571...................           91        5,818,845      4           19,956
    APPLIANCES 572..................            9          452,393      4           26,657
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          106        4,521,119     11           19,781
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    243       24,420,690     16          593,952
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    595       20,895,325     71          226,512
    DRUG STORES 591.................           11        2,792,980      D                D
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          141        9,552,536     14            9,056
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          126        2,063,973     30           61,456
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            8          573,915      D                D
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          309        5,911,921     27          156,000

SERVICES                             70-89  1,202       34,411,963    148        6,207,119
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           57        5,916,971      6        5,335,578
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          115        1,572,234      8           33,006
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          469        8,659,190     70          263,565
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           94        1,107,810     13           17,613
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          175        6,620,251     16          101,744
  OTHER SERVICES....................          386       11,643,317     48          473,226

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,059       46,125,201    169        3,308,711
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    228        9,418,817     31          455,688
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    170       13,359,645     57          656,287
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,024       40,712,852    252        1,124,269
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     83        3,451,943     18          200,973
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          139        2,439,519     13          261,381

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        5,377     $350,904,738    853      $15,701,360
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                    SNOHOMISH                SPOKANE
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  4,490     $912,679,046  3,356     $673,035,176
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    311       82,683,088    192       61,026,012
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          122       36,739,341     72       17,782,351
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           33        4,056,140     17        2,176,370
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           62       28,663,432     54       26,416,149
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           83        7,827,795     33        6,352,661
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           11        5,396,380     16        8,298,481
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     35      126,314,986     26      114,631,652
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            9       94,975,767     10       66,002,616
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           16       30,012,302      7       35,058,039
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           10        1,326,917      9       13,570,997
  FOOD..............................    54    305      114,772,173    191       72,641,918
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          219      111,740,009    119       70,348,530
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           13          143,999     12          159,442
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            8           24,038      9          124,291
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            3           78,989      3           79,347
    BAKERIES 546....................           26          388,306     17          819,099
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           36        2,396,832     31        1,111,209
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    399      246,383,611    347      161,019,570
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          129      187,534,372    162      126,781,215
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          111       21,478,905     72       13,834,256
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           95       11,530,509     66        7,930,067
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           64       25,839,825     47       12,474,032
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    166       38,886,992    143       31,951,345
    CLOTHING 561-565................          106       30,196,516     80       24,035,534
    SHOES 566.......................           15        4,798,454     19        5,325,949
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           45        3,892,022     44        2,589,862
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    571       73,794,385    469       50,457,600
    FURNITURE 571...................          234       27,987,701    166       21,121,428
    APPLIANCES 572..................           42       16,602,668     44        8,819,944
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          295       29,204,016    259       20,516,228
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    900      116,543,401    628       89,387,484
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,803      113,300,410  1,360       91,919,595
    DRUG STORES 591.................           29       20,442,826     27       14,950,126
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          427       43,214,552    302       35,256,837
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          349       16,315,034    286       11,759,905
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           19        2,509,174     12        2,427,983
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          979       30,818,824    733       27,524,744

SERVICES                             70-89  3,630      163,854,671  2,769      158,383,883
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           84       15,022,377     91       24,232,603
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          467       14,565,742    316        9,977,154
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        1,212       46,431,141  1,001       46,565,273
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          264        6,768,452    221        7,705,621
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          613       45,374,297    503       43,113,869
  OTHER SERVICES....................        1,254       42,461,114    858       34,494,984

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  4,088      275,182,493  1,973      163,116,605
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    700       56,781,279    509       34,978,867
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    304       69,081,974    265       46,600,144
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  2,126      155,790,301  2,107      169,243,047
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    221       24,147,588    166       12,032,566
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          660       15,642,493    295       12,548,097

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       16,219   $1,673,159,845 11,440   $1,269,938,385
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                                                     STEVENS                THURSTON
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    518      $31,040,054  1,958     $297,675,151
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     32        3,600,781    130       32,161,154
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           14        1,005,957     61       23,841,646
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            5        1,064,046     17        2,046,818
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           10          943,797     19        2,226,208
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D     26        1,047,553
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            3          586,981      7        2,998,929
    OTHER...........................            D                D      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     12        7,957,708     21       55,253,958
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4          887,523      8       34,839,829
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      4       15,992,376
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            8        7,070,185      9        4,421,753
  FOOD..............................    54     32        4,606,232    144       36,990,680
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           22        4,477,775     96       35,403,372
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -     10          238,965
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      D                D
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D     12          446,481
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           10          128,457     26          901,862
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     44        5,315,878    154       64,209,564
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           12        2,390,637     52       45,788,220
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            9        1,739,308     41        7,296,439
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           16          650,736     32        3,899,525
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            7          535,197     29        7,225,380
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     14          527,337     86        7,409,385
    CLOTHING 561-565................            6          276,115     61        5,017,088
    SHOES 566.......................            4          214,853     13        1,962,633
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            4           36,369     12          429,664
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     71        1,038,943    280       26,792,903
    FURNITURE 571...................           19          322,773     94        8,625,060
    APPLIANCES 572..................            9          154,164     19        7,111,883
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           43          562,006    167       11,055,960
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     71        4,074,076    347       40,429,869
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    242        3,919,099    796       34,427,638
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          336,554     11        5,568,839
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           57        1,405,805    178       13,547,369
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           73          709,508    177        4,211,342
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3          410,215     11        1,275,311
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          104        1,057,017    419        9,824,777

SERVICES                             70-89    387        8,256,976  1,709       61,863,137
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           17        1,067,626     30        6,351,969
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           26          327,107    159        3,779,623
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          164        2,913,524    670       22,233,233
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           27           81,826    156        4,807,046
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           72        2,082,340    263       14,241,070
  OTHER SERVICES....................          108        1,866,379    587       15,257,242

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    397       13,937,857  1,608       70,932,278
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     90        1,806,370    264       12,588,113
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     92        2,756,266    226       22,272,052
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    450        7,068,649  1,229       53,796,767
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     46          903,556    126        5,774,682
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           40          665,065    263        4,919,371

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,020      $66,434,793  7,383     $529,821,551
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                                                    WAHKIAKUM              WALLA WALLA
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    114       $1,191,874    669      $50,877,922
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52      5          162,975     35        3,510,163
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            5          162,975     12        2,093,514
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            -                -      6          890,710
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            D                D      7          383,334
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            -                -     10          142,605
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      D                D
    OTHER...........................            D                D      D                D
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      3           29,264      7        8,044,425
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      4        6,202,895
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            3           29,264      3        1,841,530
  FOOD..............................    54      5          332,808     36        7,010,090
    GROCERY STORES 541..............            5          332,808     22        6,782,642
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      3           41,293
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            D                D     11          186,155
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     12          186,650     49       10,691,586
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            3              934     18        6,820,451
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            D                D      8        1,436,130
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            4          180,131     14        1,748,447
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            5            5,585      9          686,558
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      3            3,760     30          960,761
    CLOTHING 561-565................            D                D     16          523,414
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      5          296,350
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            3            3,760      9          140,997
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     12           75,253    109        2,833,466
    FURNITURE 571...................            4           20,472     30        1,399,591
    APPLIANCES 572..................            D                D      8          406,425
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....            8           54,781     71        1,027,450
    OTHER...........................            D                D      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     10          244,026     96        8,312,185
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59     64          157,138    307        9,515,246
    DRUG STORES 591.................            D                D      7        2,848,362
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           11            7,406     79        3,637,617
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           25           49,633     85          943,182
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      3          124,686
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           28          100,099    133        1,961,399

SERVICES                             70-89     91          270,912    612       13,120,829
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            3           40,146     17        1,268,862
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............            7           22,661     49          728,988
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............           48          128,184    291        3,222,955
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........            4           11,284     58          270,843
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           13           49,826     88        3,966,250
  OTHER SERVICES....................           20           30,095    167        3,933,774

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17     79          753,528    417       19,804,612
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     13           96,389    115        2,395,642
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     43          293,609    114        4,516,885
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    123          895,077    776       15,397,460
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     13           99,148     57        1,101,567
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           10          142,798     59        1,194,301

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................          486       $3,743,335  2,819     $108,409,218
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     WHATCOM                 WHITMAN
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  1,844     $269,652,779    522      $33,829,797
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    109       23,444,095     32        2,108,519
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           40        9,271,533     12          929,824
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           12        1,816,363      D                D
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           27        8,517,232     14          905,156
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           24        2,028,612      3           83,840
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            6        1,810,355      3          189,699
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     19       50,925,719     13        8,988,395
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            7       25,894,505      3           96,014
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            5       13,993,508      D                D
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            7       11,037,706     10        8,892,381
  FOOD..............................    54    138       32,734,293     24        3,937,026
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           90       30,960,583     17        3,904,734
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           13          272,615      D                D
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            4           64,883      D                D
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................           10          544,850      D                D
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           21          891,362      7           32,292
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    167       53,780,002     42        7,453,097
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           41       36,390,409     14        5,320,739
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           34        5,715,413     12        1,508,047
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           61        5,418,551     12          400,853
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           31        6,255,629      4          223,458
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    105       15,993,446     19          394,331
    CLOTHING 561-565................           71       11,662,700     10          183,080
    SHOES 566.......................           14        3,636,562      3           60,887
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           20          694,184      6          150,364
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    250       20,422,091     79        2,342,753
    FURNITURE 571...................           87        7,730,127     20          610,186
    APPLIANCES 572..................           14        4,250,105     10          319,293
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          149        8,441,859     49        1,413,274
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    365       36,521,033     70        4,883,171
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    691       35,832,100    243        3,722,505
    DRUG STORES 591.................           18        5,977,290      9          686,535
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          184       15,589,705     56        1,251,981
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          146        3,371,823     76          472,750
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           13        1,894,872      5          134,328
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          330        8,998,410     97        1,176,911

SERVICES                             70-89  1,504       57,352,593    448       12,762,423
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           63       10,738,672     10        1,235,808
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          135        3,504,616     42          458,415
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          577       11,812,614    189        5,140,520
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          121        1,570,838     35        2,683,343
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          221       13,974,624     68        2,247,182
  OTHER SERVICES....................          508       17,322,067    139        3,680,498

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,165       79,430,589    347       26,359,208
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    279        9,359,253     72        1,263,544
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    200       19,513,176    108        6,402,750
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,279       53,940,476    601       14,537,585
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    120       11,445,589     44          564,405
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          183        4,339,705     49          724,586

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        6,574     $505,034,160  2,191      $96,444,298
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION
                            THIRD QUARTER  1997

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                                                     YAKIMA
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  1,862     $284,596,571      -                -
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    110       30,423,678      -                -
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           31        8,094,465      -                -
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           14        2,170,014      -                -
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           35       12,395,063      -                -
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           20        2,294,998      -                -
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           10        5,469,138      -                -
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     23       52,706,313      -                -
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            9       26,475,612      -                -
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            7       10,672,126      -                -
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            7       15,558,575      -                -
  FOOD..............................    54    143       34,128,755      -                -
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          111       32,515,803      -                -
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           12          135,191      -                -
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            3           18,409      -                -
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                -
    BAKERIES 546....................            3           57,477      -                -
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           14        1,401,875      -                -
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    219       70,372,012      -                -
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          100       53,436,831      -                -
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           63        9,767,807      -                -
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           35        3,642,808      -                -
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           21        3,524,566      -                -
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     71       10,727,409      -                -
    CLOTHING 561-565................           43        7,490,731      -                -
    SHOES 566.......................           12        2,511,548      -                -
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           16          725,130      -                -
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    222       15,269,286      -                -
    FURNITURE 571...................           74        6,983,243      -                -
    APPLIANCES 572..................           14        3,210,651      -                -
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          134        5,075,392      -                -
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                -
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    373       33,417,817      -                -
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    701       37,551,301      -                -
    DRUG STORES 591.................           19        8,402,445      -                -
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          171       10,546,869      -                -
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          148        4,714,525      -                -
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           15        2,215,198      -                -
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          348       11,672,264      -                -

SERVICES                             70-89  1,506       64,347,119      -                -
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           47        8,724,740      -                -
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          153        4,677,691      -                -
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          561       17,495,679      -                -
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          105        2,176,793      -                -
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          274       18,471,488      -                -
  OTHER SERVICES....................          471       14,977,521      -                -

CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,086       95,029,198      -                -
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    256       17,682,558      -                -
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    188       20,161,366      -                -
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,377       71,334,591      -                -
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    107        6,286,484      -                -
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          172        3,559,166      -                -

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        6,554     $562,997,053      -                -
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS