Quarterly Business Review 2nd Quarter 1998

Table 4-A
City Taxable Retail Sales
Comparing 2nd Quarter 1997 to 2nd Quarter 1998

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   City           2nd Quarter, 1997    2nd Quarter, 1998    Change
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 Aberdeen              $71,351              $75,614          6.0%
 Auburn                243,853              287,432         17.9
 Bellevue              865,611              960,393         10.9
 Bellingham            291,198              308,090          5.8
 Bremerton             128,943              127,546         -1.1
 Camas                  36,936               31,448        -14.9
 Centralia              48,874               55,158         12.9
 Chehalis               62,656               70,536         12.6
 Colville               31,465               30,650         -2.6
 Des Moines             28,505               32,717         14.8
 Edmonds               100,580              110,262          9.6
 Ellensburg             58,851               64,150          9.0
 Everett               475,296              512,286          7.8
 Federal Way           229,667              237,945          3.6
 Fife                   81,669              105,037         28.6
 Issaquah              150,261              169,124         12.6
 Kelso                  41,939               45,553          8.6
 Kennewick             211,595              223,950          5.8
 Kent                  501,845              565,706         12.7
 Kirkland              284,406              306,600          7.8
 Lacey                  89,242               96,316          7.9
 Longview              133,454              154,736         15.9
 Lynnwood              331,503              353,897          6.8
 Marysville             77,768               84,429          8.6
 Mercer Island          46,988               41,826        -11.0
 Moses Lake             84,144               97,233         15.6
 Mount Vernon           92,385              101,642         10.0
 Mountlake Terrace      28,293               26,068         -7.9
 Oak Harbor             47,723               55,577         16.5
 Olympia               273,135              296,672          8.6
 Omak                   23,721               25,327          6.8
 Pasco                 127,808              131,000          2.5
 Port Angeles           59,281               62,487          5.4
 Port Townsend          27,171               28,471          4.8
 Pullman                53,995               56,620          4.9
 Puyallup              232,471              260,081         11.9
 Redmond               383,388              401,407          4.7
 Renton                336,232              388,495         15.5
 Richland               84,654               81,825         -3.3
 SeaTac                149,919              171,517         14.4
 Seattle             2,640,897            2,822,303          6.9
 Shelton                35,385               37,831          6.9
 Spokane               692,239              716,182          3.5
 Sunnyside              45,745               45,136         -1.3
 Tacoma                718,743              762,140          6.0
 Tukwila               355,828              392,620         10.3
 Vancouver             381,437              456,807         19.8
 Walla Walla            84,199               91,961          9.2
 Wenatchee             134,355              143,773          7.0
 Yakima                292,242              291,734         -0.2
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