Quarterly B Review

3rd Quarter, 1997

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TABLE 4-A
CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING
3RD QUARTER, 1996 TO 3RD QUARTER, 1997

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                                                                     Percent
     City                 3rd Quarter, 1996     3rd Quarter, 1997    Change 
  
   Aberdeen               $    74,698             $  75,765            1.4%
   Auburn                     240,044               267,489           11.4
   Bellevue                   809,202               937,257           15.8
   Bellingham                 296,144               320,288            8.2
   Bremerton                  130,351               128,022           -1.8
   Camas                       34,660                34,252           -1.2
   Centralia                   56,092                55,819           -0.5
   Chehalis                    61,390                70,049           14.1
   Colville                    30,020                35,952           19.8
   Des Moines                  27,447                31,492           14.7
   Edmonds                     82,973               111,488           34.4
   Ellensburg                  56,321                67,580           20.0
   Everett                    402,063               491,163           22.2
   Federal Way                231,787               242,079            4.4
   Fife                        81,389                95,593           17.5
   Issaquah                   147,121               163,678           11.3
   Kelso                       43,904                46,530            6.0
   Kennewick                  203,778               222,132            9.0
   Kent                       486,511               502,902            3.4
   Kirkland                   280,559               317,040           13.0
   Lacey                       95,292                91,894           -3.6
   Longview                   132,488               137,688            3.9
   Lynnwood                   328,734               354,146            7.7
   Marysville                  72,012                78,280            8.7
   Mercer Island               36,318                45,462           25.2
   Moses Lake                  86,575                94,007            8.6
   Mount Vernon                90,986                99,551            9.4
   Mountlake Terrace           30,167                29,060           -3.7
   Oak Harbor                  47,354                51,860            9.5
   Olympia                    257,507               278,060            8.0
   Omak                        24,121                24,611            2.0
   Pasco                      122,393               129,103            5.5
   Port Angeles                68,094                71,147            4.5
   Port Townsend               30,534                31,434            2.9
   Pullman                     61,774                64,511            4.4
   Puyallup                   233,383               253,861            8.8
   Redmond                    332,902               372,396           11.9
   Renton                     290,675               347,084           19.4
   Richland                    92,749                89,166           -3.9
   SeaTac                     185,933               192,873            3.7
   Seattle                  2,489,718             2,726,113            9.5
   Shelton                     32,026                35,509           10.9
   Spokane                    700,230               725,819            3.7
   Sunnyside                   44,342                45,691            3.0
   Tacoma                     726,112               745,901            2.7
   Tukwila                    382,788               389,231            1.7
   Vancouver                  329,920               422,274           28.0
   Walla Walla                 82,795                86,486            4.5
   Wenatchee                  126,913               143,168           12.8
   Yakima                     283,050               310,628            9.7
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