Quarterly Business Review

4th Quarter, 1998


TABLE 4-A

CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING

4TH QUARTER, 1997 TO 4TH QUARTER, 1998

($000)

Percent

City

4th Quarter, 1997

4th Quarter, 1998

Change

Aberdeen

$79,805

$82,809

3.8%

Auburn

273,896

323,666

18.2

Bellevue

1,040,081

1,089,794

4.8

Bellingham

338,091

341,736

1.1

Bremerton

121,448

127,935

5.3

Camas

43,563

30,709

-29.5

Centralia

53,704

56,892

5.9

Chehalis

70,186

81,509

16.1

Colville

37,331

34,589

-7.3

Des Moines

30,382

31,201

2.7

Edmonds

112,848

113,207

0.3

Ellensburg

62,875

63,588

1.1

Everett

518,409

549,140

5.9

Federal Way

269,212

278,583

3.5

Fife

93,832

103,074

9.8

Issaquah

164,191

192,206

17.1

Kelso

52,808

53,529

1.4

Kennewick

251,100

262,197

4.4

Kent

542,564

513,375

-5.4

Kirkland

324,188

333,332

2.8

Lacey

101,663

114,950

13.1

Longview

143,337

145,023

1.2

Lynnwood

410,104

428,450

4.5

Marysville

85,350

94,854

11.1

Mercer Island

43,375

42,104

-2.9

Moses Lake

94,265

96,266

2.1

Mount Vernon

94,719

105,931

11.8

Mountlake Terrace

29,782

36,203

21.6

Oak Harbor

53,755

54,459

1.3

Olympia

290,009

317,606

9.5

Omak

25,489

26,650

4.6

Pasco

116,065

117,594

1.3

Port Angeles

65,904

66,469

0.9

Port Townsend

29,285

26,308

-10.2

Pullman

54,947

59,008

7.4

Puyallup

276,930

296,313

7.0

Redmond

415,899

490,444

17.9

Renton

356,873

387,878

8.7

Richland

90,409

88,391

-2.2

SeaTac

144,678

162,168

12.1

Seattle

2,891,911

3,052,132

5.5

Shelton

37,648

38,198

1.5

Spokane

780,163

777,778

-0.3

Sunnyside

48,718

48,958

0.5

Tacoma

775,409

832,517

7.4

Tukwila

435,667

475,037

9.0

Vancouver

457,247

489,321

7.0

Walla Walla

88,023

88,563

0.6

Wenatchee

145,947

145,570

-0.3

Yakima

323,110

310,905

-3.8