Quarterly Business Review
3rd Quarter, 1998

TABLE 4-A

CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING

Q3/1997 TO Q3/1998

CITY

3rd Quarter, 1997

3rd Quarter, 1998

Percent Change

Aberdeen

$75,765

$83,672

10.4%

Auburn

267,489

315,214

17.8%

Bellevue

937,257

1,024,379

9.3%

Bellingham

320,288

323,658

1.1%

Bremerton

128,022

134,757

5.3%

Camas

34,252

31,230

-8.8%

Centralia

55,819

56,607

1.4%

Chehalis

70,049

73,664

5.2%

Colville

35,952

32,410

-9.9%

Des Moines

31,492

35,683

13.3%

Edmonds

111,488

117,396

5.3%

Ellensburg

67,580

61,679

-8.7%

Everett

491,163

521,687

6.2%

Federal Way

242,079

263,999

9.1%

Fife

95,593

107,233

12.2%

Issaquah

163,678

190,839

16.6%

Kelso

46,530

48,759

4.8%

Kennewick

222,132

235,197

5.9%

Kent

502,902

542,730

7.9%

Kirkland

317,040

332,226

4.8%

Lacey

91,894

108,031

17.6%

Longview

137,688

148,546

7.9%

Lynnwood

354,146

378,966

7.0%

Marysville

78,280

89,057

13.8%

Mercer Island

45,462

45,343

-0.3%

Moses Lake

94,007

96,130

2.3%

Mount Vernon

99,551

102,242

2.7%

Mountlake Terrace

29,060

30,982

6.6%

Oak Harbor

51,860

61,688

19.0%

Olympia

278,060

304,404

9.5%

Omak

24,611

25,816

4.9%

Pasco

129,103

126,127

-2.3%

Port Angeles

71,147

70,685

-0.6%

Port Townsend

31,434

31,697

0.8%

Pullman

64,511

60,926

-5.6%

Puyallup

253,861

291,817

15.0%

Redmond

372,396

421,164

13.1%

Renton

347,084

399,525

15.1%

Richland

89,166

87,908

-1.4%

Sea Tac

192,873

223,551

15.9%

Seattle

2,726,113

3,014,355

10.6%

Shelton

35,509

39,636

11.6%

Spokane

725,819

743,439

2.4%

Sunnyside

45,691

45,687

-0.0%

Tacoma

745,901

807,892

8.3%

Tukwila

389,231

410,402

5.4%

Vancouver

422,274

455,973

8.0%

Walla Walla

86,486

89,231

3.2%

Wenatchee

143,168

143,905

0.5%

Yakima

310,628

301,197

-3.0%