Quarterly Business Review

1st Quarter, 1998


TABLE 4-A
CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING
1ST QUARTER, 1997 TO 1ST QUARTER, 1998 ($000)

Percent
City 1st Quarter, 1997 1st Quarter, 1998 Change
Aberdeen $64,625 $66,214 2.5%
Auburn 225,467 238,743 5.9
Bellevue 796,718 875,331 9.9
Bellingham 262,424 268,196 2.2
Bremerton 120,375 116,637 -3.1
Camas 26,987 32,072 18.8
Centralia 48,070 47,878 -0.4
Chehalis 55,725 59,545 6.9
Colville 24,043 26,176 8.9
Des Moines 24,850 30,171 21.4
Edmonds 90,389 100,336 11.0
Ellensburg 47,219 53,899 14.1
Everett 462,280 456,008 -1.4
Federal Way 210,228 213,189 1.4
Fife 71,512 87,082 21.8
Issaquah 134,948 141,244 4.7
Kelso 38,160 39,851 4.4
Kennewick 179,420 199,898 11.4
Kent 493,340 476,416 -3.4
Kirkland 258,027 282,855 9.6
Lacey 82,488 83,784 1.6
Longview 120,801 127,993 6.0
Lynnwood 305,403 333,868 9.3
Marysville 65,674 72,844 10.9
Mercer Island 36,142 36,804 1.8
Moses Lake 68,635 78,389 14.2
Mount Vernon 79,595 88,414 11.1
Mountlake Terrace 26,421 25,185 -4.7
Oak Harbor 42,937 47,617 10.9
Olympia 242,044 247,111 2.1
Omak 18,712 20,045 7.1
Pasco 105,453 112,895 7.1
Port Angeles 53,556 58,196 8.7
Port Townsend 23,865 20,617 -13.6
Pullman 51,639 47,682 -7.7
Puyallup 228,061 225,986 -0.9
Redmond 347,037 338,523 -2.5
Renton 310,909 344,656 10.9
Richland 74,658 80,584 7.9
SeaTac 127,003 134,821 6.2
Seattle 2,374,825 2,564,276 8.0
Shelton 33,121 30,488 -7.9
Spokane 613,527 624,028 1.7
Sunnyside 39,870 38,736 -2.8
Tacoma 642,745 670,059 4.2
Tukwila 343,836 354,885 3.2
Vancouver 332,295 379,953 14.4
Walla Walla 72,864 74,762 2.6
Wenatchee 104,972 112,846 7.5
Yakima 250,828 258,587 3.1