Quarterly Business Review

Calendar Year, 1997

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                  TABLE 3:  TAXABLE RETAIL SALES FOR SELECTED COUNTIES*                    
                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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    503      $46,628,228    485      $83,849,846 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     26        3,481,000     36        9,135,883 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           14        1,012,258     12        6,328,564 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      4          455,708 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            6        1,880,705      9        1,476,495 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D      4          464,732 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      7          410,384 
    OTHER...........................            6          588,037      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      7          355,841      6       31,490,138 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            3          277,139      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      D                D 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            4           78,702      6       31,490,138 
  FOOD..............................    54     25        7,427,006     18       10,691,724 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           17        7,390,879     10       10,041,213 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      D                D 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            8           36,127      8          650,511 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     46       15,178,364     40        9,285,998 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           15        6,444,868     14        3,245,584 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           16        5,787,340      9        2,409,690 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           10        2,910,087      7          796,989 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            5           36,069     10        2,833,735 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     16          950,849     14           69,925 
    CLOTHING 561-565................            9          903,365      6           43,648 
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            7           47,484      8           26,277 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     80        2,177,095     80        2,819,227 
    FURNITURE 571...................           22          701,015     25        1,673,633 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           12          551,831     10          232,329 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           46          924,249     45          913,265 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     54        9,528,587     41       12,165,389 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    249        7,529,486    250        8,191,562 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5        1,793,034      5        2,163,326 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           49          803,871     57        3,130,798 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           94        3,453,059     84        1,239,662 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          101        1,479,522    104        1,657,776 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    482       14,519,634    402       13,627,117 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           12        1,527,244     12          915,763 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           32          681,232     28          950,853 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          227        5,387,424    181        4,420,292 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           38          279,579     26          328,679 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           72        3,809,891     63        2,610,464 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          139        3,113,843    118        4,729,745 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    422       31,457,345    285       13,550,879 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     74        1,673,046     91        1,360,317 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    111        9,661,133     89        4,586,511 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    584       41,685,656    544        6,994,762 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     56        1,260,562     35        3,042,093 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           40        1,819,983     32          622,570 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,272     $148,705,587  1,963     $127,634,095 
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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                          
                            CALENDAR       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  2,313     $796,113,637  1,565     $462,873,665 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     92       66,094,245     93       63,064,303 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           29       11,762,494     44       20,576,093 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           19        7,762,132     10        2,196,825 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           19       36,584,244     18       27,978,441 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           14        1,107,380     16        1,610,078 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           11        8,877,995      5       10,702,866 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     22      188,325,297     18       80,814,909 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            8      101,873,308      5       32,119,918 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            5       44,272,934      3          383,498 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            9       42,179,055     10       48,311,493 
  FOOD..............................    54     99      103,531,147     88       45,527,649 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           63      100,532,082     48       43,160,844 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4          159,986      8          219,678 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            8          147,081      4          336,405 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................            8          582,219     10          521,798 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           16        2,109,779     18        1,288,924 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    145      137,169,391    110      116,666,646 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           54       92,612,365     44       85,784,943 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           40       22,570,121     27       11,573,368 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           24       12,476,167     21        6,402,800 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           27        9,510,738     18       12,905,535 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    105       26,356,854     75       10,408,194 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           60       17,217,330     45        7,106,045 
    SHOES 566.......................           11        6,243,061     10        1,931,933 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           34        2,896,463     20        1,370,216 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    323       60,206,677    221       22,772,630 
    FURNITURE 571...................          102       20,669,952     71       11,882,844 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           29       16,345,882     15        2,205,384 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          192       23,190,843    135        8,684,402 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    250      108,598,873    217       56,183,276 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,277      105,831,153    743       67,436,058 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           13       10,860,106     12        5,514,232 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          229       49,413,193    169       26,340,384 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          279       10,849,574    171       11,854,285 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            7        1,231,664     10        1,555,465 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          749       33,476,616    381       22,171,692 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,808      148,417,039  1,495      114,937,587 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           34       23,469,374    141       42,636,298 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          211       12,664,982    161        6,935,824 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          779       39,700,765    561       21,833,011 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          195        4,990,630    119        2,156,482 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          223       33,406,796    167       18,715,217 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          561       39,175,122    465       24,817,237 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,350      211,889,086  1,139      161,800,515 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    320       16,934,892    226       19,134,612 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    217       58,978,313    191       31,482,213 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,735      117,449,405  1,335       91,101,440 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    137       16,115,294    105       10,307,243 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          201       11,386,151    132        6,459,008 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        8,081   $1,377,283,817  6,188     $898,096,283 
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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                          
                            CALENDAR       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  1,416     $307,994,808  3,554   $1,332,811,727 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     96       25,462,210    241      116,697,484 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           43       15,608,240     87       81,337,582 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            5          574,604     26        9,977,978 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           18        6,036,179     34        6,455,408 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           24        1,933,136     84       11,322,027 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            6        1,310,051     10        7,604,489 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     22       73,009,507     26      157,278,881 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4       19,790,189      8      140,621,398 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            5       19,049,060      9        3,757,256 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           13       34,170,258      9       12,900,227 
  FOOD..............................    54     75       40,200,313    210      260,083,849 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           47       37,928,115    146      256,187,399 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4          155,483      8          489,865 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      4          125,940 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................            7          177,338     14          637,827 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           17        1,939,377     38        2,642,818 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    101       61,066,422    224      273,441,794 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           33       43,039,467     74      209,393,959 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           25        9,292,476     72       37,506,284 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           22        4,590,545     48       12,679,159 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           21        4,143,934     30       13,862,392 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     39        5,636,406    142       58,634,366 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           24        4,260,309     84       43,751,301 
    SHOES 566.......................            5          926,360      9        5,028,325 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           10          449,737     49        9,854,740 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    190       20,799,111    481       79,196,153 
    FURNITURE 571...................           64       11,984,913    153       40,484,698 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           12        2,775,941     28        3,759,909 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          114        6,038,257    300       34,951,546 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    177       45,967,951    495      219,144,369 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    716       35,852,888  1,735      168,334,831 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            8       10,190,901     15       40,589,310 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          155        9,734,646    299       50,002,444 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          160        5,435,792    405       20,657,946 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3        2,452,263     14        4,110,685 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          390        8,039,286  1,002       52,974,446 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,324       69,698,184  3,239      358,333,283 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          105       18,266,670     50       26,402,704 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          114        3,957,749    429       24,632,771 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          485       10,342,051  1,268       91,670,550 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           97        1,134,281    294       13,903,159 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          170       17,876,642    449       85,511,734 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          450       19,255,072  1,043      130,115,524 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    933      104,441,351  2,990      594,718,718 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    233        8,520,142    624      122,600,797 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    188       22,520,650    340      126,940,277 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,079       54,506,904  2,581      338,502,921 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     85        5,629,887    207       45,221,045 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          158        5,217,757    448       32,797,541 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        5,416     $578,529,683 13,983   $2,951,926,309 
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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                          
                            CALENDAR       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    231       $7,688,115  1,675     $500,491,098 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     15        1,407,136    119       25,358,681 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            7          959,265     60       13,541,091 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            D                D      9        1,017,016 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            4          440,949     23        6,323,353 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D     23        2,179,060 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      4        2,298,161 
    OTHER...........................            4            6,922      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      D                D     17       75,887,860 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      5       43,552,170 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      5          880,046 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            D                D      7       31,455,644 
  FOOD..............................    54      8        1,260,229     98       81,053,484 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............            8        1,260,229     70       78,934,788 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      4          150,049 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      5          346,412 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            D                D     19        1,622,235 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     10          841,602    124      148,685,608 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            3           40,346     40       99,354,364 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            3          367,578     39       20,369,619 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            D                D     24       22,063,192 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            4          433,678     21        6,898,433 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     12           69,626     63        7,068,857 
    CLOTHING 561-565................            5           57,448     37        4,613,935 
    SHOES 566.......................            3            4,253      6        1,547,131 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            4            7,925     20          907,791 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     23          314,090    211       21,288,895 
    FURNITURE 571...................            6          188,153     67       10,612,362 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            D                D     11          876,172 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           17          125,937    133        9,800,361 
    OTHER...........................            D                D      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     24        2,710,376    229       80,142,808 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    139        1,085,056    814       61,004,905 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            D                D     11        8,874,199 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           30          103,583    174       20,760,514 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           53          182,773    205       13,705,721 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      5        3,107,502 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           56          798,700    419       14,556,969 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    205        3,675,097  1,552       98,439,855 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            7          552,142     47       13,171,125 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           13          155,117    172        6,916,743 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          106          634,191    629       24,645,191 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           15           74,002    133        2,256,614 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           24          539,279    211       22,305,800 
  OTHER SERVICES....................           55        1,794,368    493       31,400,996 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    145        3,159,644  1,223      128,091,377 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     42          561,544    307       20,158,462 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     63        1,145,358    231       46,622,238 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    281        5,395,954  1,670      137,509,380 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     23          432,515    104       10,610,919 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           21          546,820    155        6,522,645 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        1,011      $22,605,047  6,917     $948,445,974 
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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                          
                            CALENDAR       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    589     $130,616,274    266      $14,108,371 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     41        3,828,313     21        2,890,939 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           24        1,620,067     12        2,216,324 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            3          208,244      D                D 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           10        1,566,582      5          585,271 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            D                D      4           89,344 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            4          433,420      D                D 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      9       52,936,533      4          282,839 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4       20,387,060      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            5       32,549,473      4          282,839 
  FOOD..............................    54     41       19,440,428     14        3,393,734 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           24       18,146,684     10        3,367,935 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4          121,756      -                - 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            3          368,977      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           10          803,011      4           25,799 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     36       11,711,922     18        2,057,027 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           11          720,084      4           93,258 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            8        5,427,110      8        1,725,565 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            9        2,028,435      3          225,728 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            8        3,536,293      3           12,476 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     26        4,828,068      8          362,539 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           10        2,503,087      4          355,444 
    SHOES 566.......................            4        1,488,086      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           12          836,895      4            7,095 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     74       10,572,046     27          151,201 
    FURNITURE 571...................           23        3,555,222      3           95,724 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            6          505,886      3           17,103 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           45        6,510,938     21           38,374 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     57       16,293,769     19        3,018,520 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    305       11,005,195    155        1,951,572 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          656,196      D                D 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           70        6,299,864     32          150,963 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           98        1,571,811     60          722,339 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          132        2,477,324     63        1,078,270 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    554       25,614,094    226        3,426,602 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           10        2,999,979     16        1,089,278 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           56        3,424,412     13          168,225 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          228        6,118,628     95          619,689 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           43          484,815     22           60,193 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           87        4,501,546     26        1,049,264 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          173        8,569,529     76          500,146 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    506       37,338,201    134        7,815,079 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     83        1,285,983     41        1,818,597 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     95        7,021,022     61        2,187,070 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    490       24,104,356    267        4,332,601 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     55          817,554     24          351,408 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           75        1,641,094     18        1,093,747 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,447     $228,438,578  1,037      $35,133,475 
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                            CALENDAR       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  1,017     $218,930,843    157       $4,910,189 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     54        9,804,322     10          282,301 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           19        1,428,764      3            9,939 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            4          142,513      D                D 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           21        2,998,068      7          272,362 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            6        3,097,224      D                D 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            4        2,137,753      -                - 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     14       16,233,523      3           47,473 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            5        9,455,841      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            9        6,777,682      3           47,473 
  FOOD..............................    54     55       21,387,871      5          793,242 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           41       20,927,847      5          793,242 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            3           54,078      -                - 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            3           72,812      -                - 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            8          333,134      D                D 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     73      103,647,245      9        2,147,631 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           25       73,325,641      3           33,477 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           22       21,203,578      D                D 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           13        3,356,705      D                D 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           13        5,761,321      6        2,114,154 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     41        6,185,112      4            8,666 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           28        4,010,400      D                D 
    SHOES 566.......................            6        2,089,721      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            7           84,991      4            8,666 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    134        9,273,182     27          303,229 
    FURNITURE 571...................           32        5,495,242      9          230,594 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           15        2,196,340      D                D 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           87        1,581,600     18           72,635 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    121       25,260,887      3          399,289 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    525       27,138,701     96          928,358 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5        3,353,793      D                D 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           78        5,922,068     13           16,503 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          143        3,423,885     41          151,305 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            6           34,981      D                D 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          293       14,403,974     42          760,550 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    920       81,502,989    124        2,232,801 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           20       10,122,018      D                D 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           72        3,329,806     10          139,203 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          417       17,470,697     64          518,694 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           72          776,777     10           32,713 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          137       38,452,837     17          822,231 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          274       12,127,631     33          752,673 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    826       83,803,267    103        3,659,498 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    155       14,326,432     28           91,951 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    164       16,918,316     56          793,276 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,115      131,043,726    194        3,492,462 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     77        2,560,207     15           85,540 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          109        3,528,925     11          288,495 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        4,383     $552,614,705    688      $15,554,212 
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                            CALENDAR       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  1,295     $327,626,170  1,498     $315,565,700 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     95       50,453,850     98       23,861,131 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           41       13,698,287     35       17,539,947 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           10        3,693,434      8        1,185,371 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           26       22,311,290     25        2,761,549 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            9          806,253     26        2,114,621 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            9        9,944,586      4          259,643 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     16       58,145,767     13       63,858,465 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            6       22,680,929      4       27,926,250 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           10       35,464,838      9       35,932,215 
  FOOD..............................    54     80       44,936,460    100       42,849,460 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           58       44,098,826     71       41,169,432 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      7          267,416 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      4          172,257 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................            6           52,015      4          353,612 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           16          785,619     14          886,743 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    133       81,056,450    106       75,401,693 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           51       53,748,283     30       56,383,266 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           34       14,160,960     27       14,448,010 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           28        8,542,332     34        3,943,983 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           20        4,604,875     15          626,434 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     42        5,595,737     53        6,483,974 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           27        4,461,287     34        4,223,664 
    SHOES 566.......................            4          646,373      6        1,971,215 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           11          488,077     13          289,095 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    166       14,415,088    160       13,882,887 
    FURNITURE 571...................           48        6,000,488     56        8,035,059 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           16        1,005,139     10        1,215,893 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          102        7,409,461     94        4,631,935 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    192       44,417,223    227       51,258,849 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    571       28,605,595    741       37,969,241 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            9        5,522,261     14        7,161,230 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          109        4,874,127    158       13,184,271 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          179        5,446,096    162        5,608,727 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      8        2,233,407 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          274       12,763,111    399        9,781,606 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,279       79,960,344  1,309       75,386,626 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           56       13,148,867    115       25,467,516 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          128        4,490,554    118        3,778,465 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          483       22,232,056    465       14,250,688 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           95        1,361,940    100        2,565,452 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          168       15,696,985    163       12,514,570 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          444       24,391,882    448       19,375,387 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,047      125,123,716    980       96,936,361 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    198       11,466,118    240       10,053,190 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    190       39,549,599    215       23,044,594 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,302      110,827,375  1,145       65,060,491 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     91        6,042,199     92        6,625,565 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          127        6,737,189    132        5,184,348 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        5,529     $707,332,710  5,611     $597,856,875 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            CALENDAR       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  1,385     $198,867,149    887      $96,827,037 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    113       22,884,640     59       14,081,665 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           50       10,171,563     24        9,547,679 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           18        1,408,059      8          856,951 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           12        8,354,199      8        2,105,804 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           30        1,862,696     19        1,571,231 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            3        1,088,123      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     13       23,619,550      8        1,081,144 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4       21,491,563      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            9        2,127,987      8        1,081,144 
  FOOD..............................    54     70       30,771,869     43       18,589,866 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           35       29,285,395     27       17,356,856 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            7           31,501      3           48,219 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            4           94,918      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................            6          243,761      D                D 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           18        1,116,294     13        1,184,791 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     66       40,861,921     53       15,984,538 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           16       25,890,345      9        7,621,136 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           18        7,764,311      8        3,761,488 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           13        3,875,832     13        1,570,920 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           19        3,331,433     23        3,030,994 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     57        3,057,000     33        2,336,832 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           35        2,109,681     21        2,063,943 
    SHOES 566.......................            3          618,141      3          211,660 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           19          329,178      9           61,229 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    224       15,889,337    139        7,255,543 
    FURNITURE 571...................           90        8,980,975     64        4,331,296 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           11        1,730,522      6          673,267 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          123        5,177,840     69        2,250,980 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    123       33,239,703    102       19,502,171 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    719       28,543,129    450       17,995,278 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5        5,419,006      D                D 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          144        9,024,180     96        4,077,019 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          153        4,044,963    110        1,459,119 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            9          437,351      4        3,456,009 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          408        9,617,629    240        9,003,131 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,248       44,989,759    801       31,825,698 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           58        6,996,846     44       10,826,358 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          113        2,612,570     67        1,021,220 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          529       11,744,745    318        5,528,674 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          110        1,815,786     62          532,331 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          130        8,630,133     79        5,050,477 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          418       15,005,465    293        9,398,969 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,594      104,826,744    786       56,288,415 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    217        9,305,751    178        6,401,243 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    162       25,157,060    143       12,187,827 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    867       36,982,768    675       15,107,782 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     91        6,986,028     69        5,498,045 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          185        5,489,301     94        2,251,883 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        5,749     $432,604,560  3,633     $226,387,930 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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 20,654  $13,603,512,801  3,316   $1,209,929,331 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    819      835,727,370    193      114,527,479 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          275      392,720,106     76       54,575,809 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           89       46,943,091     22        4,603,078 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............          169      322,136,113     27       41,502,268 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...          269       68,018,261     59        6,937,990 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           17        5,909,799      9        6,908,334 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53    123    1,602,118,160     21      263,269,523 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........           14    1,041,121,640      9      147,236,703 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           48      452,622,482      3       52,078,535 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           61      108,374,038      9       63,954,285 
  FOOD..............................    54  1,265    1,376,788,813    178      133,225,279 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          805    1,296,644,257    109      128,904,002 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           79        8,925,606     25          377,137 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....           46        3,605,511      5          440,800 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............           14        1,295,436      D                D 
    BAKERIES 546....................          142       18,667,592     16          832,106 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............          179       47,650,411     23        2,671,234 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55  1,181    2,747,746,871    180      256,452,442 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          377    2,210,434,169     60      199,474,076 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          270      220,031,506     36       27,411,614 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............          304      118,971,526     39       13,488,429 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............          230      198,309,670     45       16,078,323 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    992      951,126,289    135       37,826,757 
    CLOTHING 561-565................          567      785,634,475     80       28,640,504 
    SHOES 566.......................           64       77,480,637     11        7,564,893 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............          361       88,011,177     44        1,621,360 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57  2,377    1,767,256,490    445       88,711,835 
    FURNITURE 571...................          895      519,471,625    173       31,008,633 
    APPLIANCES 572..................          136      157,345,587     25       20,206,158 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....        1,346    1,090,439,278    247       37,497,044 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58  4,132    2,015,572,976    420      157,958,004 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  9,765    2,307,175,832  1,744      157,958,012 
    DRUG STORES 591.................          123      295,950,343     22       28,869,956 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594        1,994    1,051,857,388    334       69,498,716 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........        1,662      228,986,563    337       14,898,847 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           54       88,263,925     16        7,730,783 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............        5,932      642,117,613  1,035       36,959,710 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89 18,036    4,267,998,328  2,725      196,673,681 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          373      661,224,597     55       11,001,232 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............        2,938      209,851,384    340       13,847,115 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        6,278    1,503,949,209  1,043       54,018,413 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........        1,463      342,083,750    227        9,903,214 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....        2,091    1,033,318,736    319       57,226,092 
  OTHER SERVICES....................        6,356      859,654,402    968       60,580,829 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17 12,336    3,966,973,088  2,926      288,775,351 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39  3,079      861,171,074    454       23,723,284 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49  1,024    1,537,042,149    294       74,318,695 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  6,781    4,262,135,446  1,634      120,370,591 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    950      418,449,780    182       22,562,049 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........        2,581      237,334,321    385       21,993,699 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       65,441  $29,154,616,987 11,916   $1,958,346,681 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            CALENDAR       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    961     $176,464,098    519      $32,535,024 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     51       15,816,298     37        2,180,274 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           22        7,870,051     20        1,858,598 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            7        1,384,351      4          169,804 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           10        4,556,098     10          103,379 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           12        2,005,798      3           48,493 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      D                D 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     10       28,494,600      6        1,631,695 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            3       18,924,699      3          210,455 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            4          117,643      D                D 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            3        9,452,258      3        1,421,240 
  FOOD..............................    54     48       24,333,501     30        6,334,816 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           34       23,923,412     23        6,203,661 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            D                D      -                - 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            5           89,278      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            9          320,811      7          131,155 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     67       40,141,195     40        8,968,302 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           14       21,544,033     10        3,225,758 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           19        6,359,325     16        3,968,545 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           24        6,544,742     10        1,754,511 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           10        5,693,095      4           19,488 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     32        3,833,658     17          310,833 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           17        2,026,786     10          224,027 
    SHOES 566.......................            5        1,149,698      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           10          657,174      7           86,806 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    110        6,555,362     68        1,413,791 
    FURNITURE 571...................           33        4,188,457     15          780,523 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           10          253,958     10          188,983 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           67        2,112,947     43          444,285 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    126       37,404,731     52        6,477,641 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    517       19,884,753    269        5,217,672 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            8        4,187,206      4          653,543 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          107        5,419,113     51          558,858 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          124        1,868,769     84          878,823 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            5        1,640,116      6          256,802 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          273        6,769,549    124        2,869,646 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    778       45,314,442    487       10,830,430 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           41        8,424,427     21        1,346,198 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           59        2,009,405     49        1,076,282 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          344       10,240,874    218        2,790,217 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           68          854,064     50          253,721 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           95        7,564,077     55        2,464,477 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          239       17,075,659    144        3,153,256 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    760       94,791,352    433       39,631,039 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    157        7,440,437    135        3,047,670 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    142       18,057,469    112        7,432,341 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    796       20,086,047    741       15,339,147 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     59        3,378,477     46        2,225,443 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           80        2,203,715     41        1,387,964 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,733     $367,736,037  2,514     $112,429,058 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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  1,693     $370,286,698    429      $23,932,201 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    120       33,111,266     31        4,854,322 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           40        6,603,461     15          290,120 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            6        1,048,349      D                D 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           30       10,658,358     10        4,396,300 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           33        3,741,619      3           23,065 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           11       11,059,479      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      3          144,837 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     18       59,236,881      D                D 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            6       26,798,391      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            5          617,931      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            7       31,820,559      D                D 
  FOOD..............................    54    108       42,235,324     19        4,264,837 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           75       40,255,127     11        4,042,708 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           11          710,881      3          128,926 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            3           45,319      D                D 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           19        1,223,997      5           93,203 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    135       99,168,215     36        6,368,901 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           41       56,597,851     13        3,070,310 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           38       21,452,012     13        2,630,646 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           38       13,000,090      7          660,616 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           18        8,118,262      3            7,329 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     61       19,140,353     11          320,034 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           39       15,347,427      5          303,403 
    SHOES 566.......................            9        3,461,571      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           13          331,355      6           16,631 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    192       16,337,980     64          775,719 
    FURNITURE 571...................           68        9,432,194     20          212,507 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           12        1,434,674      7          229,499 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          112        5,471,112     37          333,713 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    218       53,020,819     44        3,097,663 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    841       48,035,860    224        4,250,725 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           10        8,182,781      6        1,047,096 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          168       12,261,456     48          674,037 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          192        5,675,603     86          530,852 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           11        7,204,334      3          828,056 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          460       14,711,686     81        1,170,684 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,369       70,992,730    356        6,016,850 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           51        6,805,140     14          446,325 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          133        5,127,430     31          341,485 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          540       17,863,249    159        1,611,378 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          107        1,398,885     29          155,395 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          182       18,141,048     51        2,045,298 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          463       23,055,863    101        1,572,364 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,205       79,854,798    382       13,154,370 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    285       20,412,350     58          570,124 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    206       87,178,429     99        3,909,035 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,348       93,357,467    429       17,174,354 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    112        9,403,915     35          817,579 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          168        6,133,875     40          464,040 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        6,386     $737,620,262  1,828      $66,038,553 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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  1,015     $150,598,193    949     $159,586,541 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     92       19,842,705     69       19,732,088 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           40        9,430,726     29        9,322,684 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            9           32,447      6          207,308 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           13        3,894,698     16        8,891,909 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           24          929,156     13          778,988 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            6        5,555,678      5          531,199 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      8       27,503,564     17       38,934,161 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            3        2,680,693      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      3          137,971 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            5       24,822,871     14       38,796,190 
  FOOD..............................    54     68       30,456,673     73       22,558,388 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           46       29,958,321     49       21,860,237 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            9          143,799      6           46,645 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      D                D 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      3           29,110 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           13          354,553     15          622,396 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     65       27,145,544     91       33,769,686 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           20       16,496,937     23       16,984,340 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           19        8,630,107     31       10,613,192 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           15        1,470,980     26        4,892,325 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           11          547,520     11        1,279,829 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     22          838,567     36        4,868,808 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           13          171,848     15        2,000,760 
    SHOES 566.......................            3          640,236      3        2,442,004 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            6           26,483     18          426,044 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    141        7,667,832    108        4,575,115 
    FURNITURE 571...................           53        5,953,501     40        2,942,237 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            7          111,012     10          382,949 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           81        1,603,319     58        1,249,929 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    127       22,338,301    121       18,792,116 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    492       14,805,007    434       16,356,179 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5          934,991     10        4,213,683 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          100        4,134,861     93        3,430,251 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          131        2,588,004    115        2,826,824 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            9        3,141,237      5        1,540,705 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          247        4,005,914    211        4,344,716 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    886       29,423,895    888       42,780,648 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           27        4,284,823     85       14,280,259 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           73        1,482,395     75        1,903,977 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          371        5,816,572    324        7,299,634 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           59          501,389     66          732,241 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          122        8,370,056    121        9,594,611 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          293        9,470,049    283        9,702,167 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,248       63,778,951    607       47,736,220 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    169        6,643,542    149        4,050,727 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    159       15,715,162    136       14,351,328 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    783       15,869,512    764       22,713,996 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     82        4,529,032     64        3,154,770 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          118        2,799,766     85        4,113,222 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        4,460     $289,358,053  3,642     $298,487,452 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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    727      $59,117,296    390      $18,988,598 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     49       12,188,062     26          802,993 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           23       10,680,071     16          241,416 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            3          116,989      D                D 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           12          570,505      6          433,707 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           11          820,497      D                D 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            D                D      4          127,870 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     11        3,196,540      3          162,072 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           11        3,196,540      3          162,072 
  FOOD..............................    54     44       10,226,131     19        7,415,399 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           26        9,770,560     13        7,222,365 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            5           84,043      D                D 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            4          217,511      -                - 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            9          154,017      6          193,034 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     42        4,081,915     33        3,932,661 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           10          427,007     10        1,051,329 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           14        2,100,175      9        1,562,596 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           11        1,270,273     10        1,294,472 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            7          284,460      4           24,264 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     19          700,383     11           90,108 
    CLOTHING 561-565................            9          620,142      7           58,001 
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           10           80,241      4           32,107 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     84        2,112,063     65          768,055 
    FURNITURE 571...................           34          859,013     16          330,519 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            5          185,181      7          170,506 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           45        1,067,869     42          267,030 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    102       16,836,519     30        4,046,716 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    376        9,775,683    203        1,770,594 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            7        1,548,302      D                D 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           83        2,807,652     37          127,956 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           90        1,083,118     77          579,990 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3          478,076      4          291,602 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          193        3,858,535     85          771,046 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    604       18,816,252    346        7,331,228 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           78        8,332,455     25          857,098 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           55          829,425     21          210,559 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          226        2,381,265    153        1,574,719 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           39          245,942     37          240,943 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           59        2,763,464     43        2,789,928 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          186        4,509,643    104        1,898,924 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    459       28,519,890    348       15,985,444 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    120        2,866,736     65        1,475,994 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    119        7,812,183     93        3,748,419 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    672        9,787,376    415        7,814,840 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     61        3,505,871     34        1,014,786 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           72        2,217,033     32        1,018,064 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        2,834     $132,642,637  1,723      $57,377,373 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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  8,256   $3,762,318,845    659      $66,625,861 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    401      315,496,346     48       10,441,290 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          146      175,670,541     16        3,488,714 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           36       10,975,473      6          755,806 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           83       96,043,847     11        6,077,326 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...          111       14,693,436     15          119,444 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           25       18,113,049      -                - 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     54      527,237,498      8        1,130,899 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........           11      403,394,064      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           19       69,080,152      D                D 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           24       54,763,282      8        1,130,899 
  FOOD..............................    54    509      424,661,398     35       11,492,639 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          354      406,363,940     16       10,813,795 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           32        3,569,679      D                D 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....           15          593,876      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            4           69,957      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................           31        1,681,388      4          308,943 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           73       12,382,558     15          369,901 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    632    1,076,231,775     25        8,832,201 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          256      813,416,385      4           77,645 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          152       85,752,050      3          346,425 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............          117       39,989,177      8        4,276,325 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............          107      137,074,163     10        4,131,806 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    353      167,173,751     25        2,100,781 
    CLOTHING 561-565................          204      131,103,690     18        1,970,471 
    SHOES 566.......................           27       18,035,516      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............          122       18,034,545      7          130,310 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    866      264,938,806     89        2,369,556 
    FURNITURE 571...................          318       96,239,802     34        1,246,789 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           72       50,937,701      4          294,963 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          476      117,761,303     51          827,804 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58  1,272      498,733,258     83       15,606,734 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  4,169      487,846,013    346       14,651,761 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           44       66,705,076      3        2,036,099 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          832      203,159,339     82        4,337,406 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          737       48,455,658     90        1,329,306 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           29       20,067,465      3        1,218,702 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............        2,527      149,458,475    168        5,730,248 


                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  6,454      740,865,634    621       41,532,723 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          158       51,812,972     81       20,429,880 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          935       61,161,396     44        1,509,613 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        2,134      204,317,320    243        6,078,581 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          473       31,946,533     45          703,440 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          931      200,364,760     51        3,245,907 
  OTHER SERVICES....................        2,296      223,209,186    202       10,268,742 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  5,880      854,987,328    537       62,677,743 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39  1,080      165,524,879    122        4,715,852 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    500      291,689,212    118        9,145,329 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  3,284      606,276,501    429        9,831,725 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    368       90,157,781     77        5,354,350 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........        1,000       68,503,263     85        3,130,696 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       26,822   $6,580,323,443  2,648     $203,014,279 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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  2,301     $739,700,198    288      $10,517,402 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    160       70,361,291     37        2,272,065 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           55        7,559,696     21        1,057,968 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           17        2,601,030      D                D 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           33       48,203,526      5          946,425 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           44        3,684,594      7           64,454 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           11        8,312,445      D                D 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      4          203,218 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     18       83,627,691      4          384,560 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            7       77,955,104      D                D 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            4        2,620,148      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            7        3,052,439      4          384,560 
  FOOD..............................    54    118       90,390,970     11        3,881,036 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           70       86,609,129     11        3,881,036 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           13        1,371,497      -                - 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            3           40,093      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            3          466,311      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            8          358,238      -                - 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           21        1,545,702      D                D 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    184      248,995,919     18          947,145 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           50      187,297,986      5           31,792 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           47       20,607,600      5          647,066 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           39       11,179,593      5          199,435 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           48       29,910,740      3           68,852 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    110       29,521,178     10           28,700 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           72       21,028,160      6           19,925 
    SHOES 566.......................           11        6,151,510      D                D 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           27        2,341,508      4            8,775 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    311       42,807,482     36          200,665 
    FURNITURE 571...................          128       23,350,401      9           63,421 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           17        2,098,372      8           64,748 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          166       17,358,709     19           72,496 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    304       86,723,639     19        1,815,837 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,096       87,272,028    153          987,394 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           12       12,287,356      D                D 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          226       39,018,463     26           51,019 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          223        8,531,936     58          306,815 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           13        3,170,219      4            1,714 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          622       24,264,054     65          627,846 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  1,946      120,255,229    251       18,053,349 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           77       15,439,091     10       15,180,623 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          205        7,101,407     14          109,515 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          772       32,994,780    126          925,702 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          168        3,933,439     22           59,552 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          248       24,165,359     27          484,105 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          644       40,554,592     74        1,353,404 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,774      168,175,893    308       10,463,054 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    402       32,803,233     64        1,633,019 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    233       50,007,267     77        2,453,753 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,579      150,011,150    416        4,328,409 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    125       12,189,320     33          803,133 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          230        9,200,284     26          994,454 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        8,590   $1,282,342,574  1,463      $49,246,573 
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                            CALENDAR       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  7,149   $3,566,618,849  5,506   $2,598,165,763 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    428      292,457,471    258      209,005,911 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.          157      126,929,238     95       65,808,705 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           37       12,917,953     20        6,582,316 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           74      108,382,916     62       94,732,493 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...          146       33,134,680     62       26,458,295 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           14       11,092,684     19       15,424,102 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     48      498,600,086     32      428,873,372 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........           10      391,069,316     11      267,792,338 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           19      102,201,976      8      118,860,039 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           19        5,328,794     13       42,220,995 
  FOOD..............................    54    393      463,458,063    246      290,137,050 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          265      450,537,776    144      280,512,965 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           24          998,428     16        1,169,272 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....           14          140,097     12          421,262 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            6          329,342      4          263,849 
    BAKERIES 546....................           34        1,546,291     24        3,164,394 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           50        9,906,129     46        4,605,308 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    487      904,517,608    414      588,470,155 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          162      700,260,933    196      463,644,608 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........          138       81,212,878     90       54,377,640 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............          103       38,705,393     73       27,484,280 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           84       84,338,404     55       42,963,627 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    268      154,026,982    210      119,740,228 
    CLOTHING 561-565................          150      121,511,091    115       91,558,957 
    SHOES 566.......................           18       17,205,195     20       18,454,920 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............          100       15,310,696     75        9,726,351 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    877      308,372,738    683      210,462,926 
    FURNITURE 571...................          355      112,353,611    235       83,225,797 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           54       70,558,094     57       42,221,145 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          468      125,461,033    391       85,015,984 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58  1,090      450,723,265    784      348,732,245 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  3,558      494,462,636  2,879      402,743,876 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           33       86,636,178     29       66,177,431 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          692      196,119,550    512      159,018,960 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          678       68,577,723    567       54,483,581 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           31       14,852,170     16       14,999,292 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............        2,124      128,277,015  1,755      108,064,612 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  5,896      628,543,372  4,364      577,597,746 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............          107       44,645,042    109       79,812,281 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          798       61,056,378    618       42,725,729 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............        2,021      185,285,121  1,547      171,540,305 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          471       27,569,134    367       27,545,211 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          844      173,042,786    670      154,855,643 
  OTHER SERVICES....................        2,126      164,514,045  1,420      128,663,788 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  6,425      974,316,467  2,834      568,710,950 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39  1,164      196,392,064    780      120,560,383 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    441      253,417,038    378      175,447,727 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  3,125      638,079,969  3,002      652,636,091 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    330       95,337,214    252       44,382,170 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........        1,041       55,101,596    466       39,547,438 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       25,571   $6,407,806,569 17,582   $4,777,048,268 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       1997                                            
                                                                                           
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                                                     STEVENS                THURSTON       
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE   
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES 
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59    837     $113,946,071  3,151   $1,158,684,543 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     53       11,306,770    184      110,086,040 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           25        3,414,785     78       82,257,500 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            6        3,317,148     18        6,192,006 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           12        3,765,251     22        9,675,638 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            7          146,216     57        4,661,174 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            3          663,370      9        7,299,722 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     16       31,235,477     26      214,104,235 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            4        3,481,634      9      139,935,062 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            D                D      5       53,948,994 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           12       27,753,843     12       20,220,179 
  FOOD..............................    54     47       15,991,654    190      146,212,286 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............           25       15,495,348    117      139,577,984 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            4            1,081     18        1,131,581 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            D                D      5           10,522 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      3          109,972 
    BAKERIES 546....................            D                D     15        1,807,310 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           18          495,225     32        3,574,917 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     67       19,615,173    193      234,334,366 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           24        8,923,815     67      172,360,543 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           16        6,563,968     54       27,443,415 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           17        2,321,783     36       14,034,962 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           10        1,805,607     36       20,495,446 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56     24        2,065,585    129       28,078,839 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           12        1,213,847     76       19,756,095 
    SHOES 566.......................            4          722,460     13        6,670,974 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            8          129,278     40        1,651,770 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    117        4,006,444    444      119,989,455 
    FURNITURE 571...................           37        1,346,472    146       32,076,029 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           11          504,609     25       30,403,067 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           69        2,155,363    273       57,510,359 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     90       15,111,216    417      155,560,297 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    423       14,613,752  1,568      150,319,025 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            5        1,399,891     13       21,857,639 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           87        4,953,033    295       63,234,868 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          127        2,964,912    342       17,983,204 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            3        1,965,745     14        7,403,616 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          201        3,330,171    904       39,839,698 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    669       26,917,235  2,796      241,620,632 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           32        2,871,719     47       20,721,581 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           55        1,377,674    299       15,956,497 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          275        7,309,057  1,089       92,174,034 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........           49          535,866    264       23,685,772 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          105        8,190,740    339       56,160,681 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          202        7,168,045  1,022       56,607,839 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    676       46,503,172  2,691      251,687,175 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    159        6,068,769    447       41,759,189 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    126       10,566,343    313       86,004,595 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    722       24,426,101  1,869      216,387,583 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     59        3,128,225    188       22,288,709 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           81        2,873,335    426       21,163,784 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        3,329     $234,429,251 11,881   $2,039,596,210 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       1997                                            
                                                                                           
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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    213       $4,269,380  1,045     $201,956,409 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52     13          661,028     52       13,175,653 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           10          588,055     20        7,054,150 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....            -                -      8        2,987,897 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            3           72,973      8        1,887,549 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...            -                -     12          754,464 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            -                -      4          491,593 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53      4          104,914     12       34,348,040 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            D                D      4       25,774,048 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            -                -      3          171,707 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            4          104,914      5        8,402,285 
  FOOD..............................    54     10        1,097,396     49       26,816,561 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............            6        1,088,841     26       25,888,308 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....            -                -      5          190,665 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            -                -      D                D 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            -                -      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            -                -      3           55,016 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............            4            8,555     15          682,572 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55     14          750,487     64       41,938,699 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.            4           73,881     21       27,251,955 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            D                D     11        5,096,553 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            5          665,513     18        6,610,924 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            5           11,093     14        2,979,267 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      3           17,600     47        4,154,735 
    CLOTHING 561-565................            D                D     23        2,451,565 
    SHOES 566.......................            D                D      6        1,096,910 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............            3           17,600     18          606,260 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57     28          136,611    160       10,706,229 
    FURNITURE 571...................           12           94,514     38        5,359,865 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            D                D     10        1,477,081 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....           16           42,097    112        3,869,283 
    OTHER...........................            D                D      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58     17          826,225    115       32,297,486 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    124          675,119    546       38,519,006 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            D                D      7       13,059,399 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594           24           31,216    125       14,122,215 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........           47          191,779    136        4,808,449 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................            D                D      5          586,675 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............           53          452,124    273        5,942,268 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89    157        1,071,788    958       51,000,762 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            5           79,267     22        4,413,510 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............           11          110,172     90        2,949,875 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............           75          614,016    449       13,765,539 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........            9           80,065     92        1,674,735 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....           23          143,806    116       15,687,052 
  OTHER SERVICES....................           43          124,527    281       14,184,786 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    140        3,105,073    678       65,734,940 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39     33          585,395    183        8,748,010 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49     53        1,174,180    145       18,461,918 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    240        2,073,786  1,213       60,748,174 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67     23          349,404     72        3,677,566 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........           19          277,566     94        4,142,451 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................          878      $12,906,572  4,388     $414,470,230 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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                            BY STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION                          
                            CALENDAR       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  2,941   $1,027,089,177    957     $124,670,807 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    163       84,780,184     54        7,629,113 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           64       35,428,611     21        2,991,729 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           16        5,675,589      3          400,095 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           33       31,740,731     19        3,573,364 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           43        7,852,806      6          375,461 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........            7        4,082,447      5          288,464 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     22      190,737,457     15       29,186,489 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            8      101,562,868      3          474,333 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            7       45,405,999      D                D 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            7       43,768,590     12       28,712,156 
  FOOD..............................    54    176      122,402,667     31       15,542,428 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          103      115,697,376     19       15,394,679 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           20        1,075,942      D                D 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....            5          275,089      D                D 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            D                D      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................           14        1,992,121      3           23,407 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           34        3,362,139      9          124,342 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    216      204,301,309     58       27,506,096 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.           51      141,789,804     21       19,226,562 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           48       22,067,760     18        5,742,217 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           69       19,462,196     14        1,712,227 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           48       20,981,549      5          825,090 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    158       58,569,794     30        1,609,402 
    CLOTHING 561-565................          111       43,679,249     17          870,962 
    SHOES 566.......................           14       12,597,114      3          238,822 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           33        2,293,431     10          499,618 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    385       82,215,680    153        6,693,239 
    FURNITURE 571...................          130       29,540,305     44        1,926,357 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           21       18,288,258     13          843,157 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          234       34,387,117     96        3,923,725 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    464      134,343,384     91       20,505,993 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,357      149,738,702    525       15,998,047 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           19       24,838,401     10        3,055,783 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          285       63,962,870    106        5,197,441 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          285       14,313,476    135        2,173,964 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           16        9,487,003      6          624,063 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          752       37,136,952    268        4,946,796 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  2,529      206,533,317    733       45,864,556 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           90       32,844,957     18        4,452,768 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          270       13,769,516     73        1,911,872 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          962       48,928,085    326       16,600,079 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          221        7,317,779     68        7,579,006 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          312       49,674,405     98        8,351,240 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          895       61,316,354    218       14,548,597 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,888      277,635,061    591       78,943,346 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    478       36,539,481    148        5,725,803 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    281       73,628,352    147       19,631,805 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  1,951      207,478,253    922       50,084,991 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    170       37,413,952     62        2,192,222 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          306       14,899,772     79        2,222,414 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................       10,544   $1,881,217,365  3,639     $329,335,944 
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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                          
                            CALENDAR       1997                                            
                                                                                           
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                                                     YAKIMA                                
                                                         TAXABLE                 TAXABLE   
              INDUSTRY                SIC   UNITS     RETAIL SALES  UNITS     RETAIL SALES 
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  2,858   $1,101,505,145      -                - 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52    156      106,908,933      -                - 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.           45       28,502,011      -                - 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....           19        7,442,501      -                - 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............           42       48,475,095      -                - 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...           36        9,604,385      -                - 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........           14       12,884,941      -                - 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53     30      206,571,724      -                - 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            9      107,916,077      -                - 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............           10       35,775,867      -                - 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......           11       62,879,780      -                - 
  FOOD..............................    54    209      126,843,193      -                - 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          140      121,255,662      -                - 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....           27          755,541      -                - 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....           10          119,056      -                - 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............            3        1,812,917      -                - 
    BAKERIES 546....................            4          198,575      -                - 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............           25        2,701,442      -                - 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    277      263,274,298      -                - 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          125      200,160,906      -                - 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........           79       36,937,111      -                - 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............           45       11,982,541      -                - 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............           28       14,193,740      -                - 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56    109       40,709,678      -                - 
    CLOTHING 561-565................           63       28,243,927      -                - 
    SHOES 566.......................           13        9,246,114      -                - 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............           33        3,219,637      -                - 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    331       63,164,834      -                - 
    FURNITURE 571...................           91       28,175,103      -                - 
    APPLIANCES 572..................           23       13,979,332      -                - 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....          217       21,010,399      -                - 
    OTHER...........................            -                -      -                - 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    468      125,635,108      -                - 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59  1,278      168,397,377      -                - 
    DRUG STORES 591.................           21       37,088,765      -                - 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594          283       48,089,661      -                - 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........          272       20,892,771      -                - 
    FUEL/ICE 598....................           19        9,148,074      -                - 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............          683       53,178,106      -                - 
                                                                                           
SERVICES                             70-89  2,332      239,215,497      -                - 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............           63       27,366,716      -                - 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............          271       18,340,210      -                - 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          861       69,812,933      -                - 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........          174        7,723,031      -                - 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....          369       68,501,942      -                - 
  OTHER SERVICES....................          768       55,193,696      -                - 
                                                                                           
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17  1,618      326,325,949      -                - 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    398       53,830,020      -                - 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    283       76,669,086      -                - 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51  2,012      276,144,922      -                - 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67    154       24,988,192      -                - 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........          258       13,415,387      -                - 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        9,913   $2,112,094,198      -                - 
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*BASED UPON LOCAL 0.5 - 1.0% COUNTY/CITY SALES TAX COLLECTIONS                             
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