Table 15

REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX STATISTICS

State Tax Collections by County - Fiscal Year 1998

Number of Amount of

Estimated Value of Sales ($000)

Counties Taxable Sales State Tax* FY 1997 FY 1998

% Change

Adams 811 $402,666 $31,426 $31,458 0.1%
Asotin 1,046 566,121 39,936 44,228 10.7 
Benton 6,589 5,160,080 329,005 403,131 22.5 
Chelan 4,082 3,251,723 220,435 254,041 15.2 
Clallam 4,006 2,736,216 175,916 213,767 21.5 
Clark 18,678 24,126,496 1,673,149 1,884,883 12.7 
Columbia 343 122,133 7,950 9,542 20.0 
Cowlitz 4,885 3,318,649 268,639 259,269 (3.5)
Douglas 1,562 1,038,468 74,761 81,130 8.5 
Ferry 639 184,926 14,198 14,447 1.8 
Franklin 1,970 1,360,051 107,861 106,254 (1.5)
Garfield 173 77,770 4,387 6,076 38.5 
Grant 4,943 2,471,609 200,298 193,094 (3.6)
Grays Harbor 4,308 3,302,425 172,015 258,002 50.0 
Island 4,960 4,526,702 282,285 353,649 25.3 
Jefferson 2,522 1,856,295 130,396 145,023 11.2 
King 69,244 174,542,783 9,850,902 13,636,156 38.4 
Kitsap 10,899 10,458,108 711,870 817,040 14.8 
Kittitas 2,117 1,599,958 110,377 124,997 13.2 
Klickitat 1,695 912,718 58,432 71,306 22.0 
Lewis 3,857 2,413,079 181,180 188,522 4.1 
Lincoln 927 297,724 28,896 23,260 (19.5)
Mason 4,167 2,036,765 154,190 159,122 3.2 
Okanogan 2,918 1,393,665 102,150 108,800 6.6 
Pacific 1,899 890,814 76,415 69,595 (8.9)
Pend Oreille 1,096 503,698 107,705 39,351 (63.5)
Pierce 28,617 35,494,993 2,166,891 2,773,046 28.0 
San Juan 2,031 2,423,529 159,001 189,338 19.1 
Skagit 5,435 6,364,861 331,466 497,255 50.0 
Skamania 735 439,324 64,285 34,322 (46.6)
Snohomish 27,684 49,710,538 2,939,727 3,883,636 32.1 
Spokane 18,708 15,532,441 1,114,906 1,213,472 8.8 
Stevens 3141 1,486,244 149,700 116,113 (22.4)
Thurston 9,495 9,717,598 657,312 759,187 15.5 
Wahkiakum 281 170,061 10,312 13,286 28.8 
Walla Walla 2,314 1,847,449 125,210 144,332 15.3 
Whatcom 9,147 10,596,170 615,089 827,826 34.6 
Whitman 1,692 938,230 81,184 73,299 (9.7)
Yakima 8,022 5,877,535 408,200 459,182 12.5 
TOTAL 277,638 $390,168,610 $23,938,057 $30,481,923 27.3%
*Includes 1.0% retained by counties for collection costs but excludes locally levied real estate excise taxes.
Last Updated on 5/19/99
By Department of Revenue