Quarterly Business Review

1st Quarter, 1999


TABLE 4-A

CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING

1ST QUARTER, 1998 TO 1ST QUARTER, 1999

($000)

City

1st Quarter, 1998

1st Quarter, 1999

Percent Change

Aberdeen

$66,214

$76,554

15.6%

Auburn

238,743

281,797

18.0

Bellevue

875,331

973,816

11.3

Bellingham

268,196

296,568

10.6

Bremerton

116,637

121,842

4.5

Camas

32,072

30,191

-5.9

Centralia

47,878

49,867

4.2

Chehalis

59,545

64,508

8.3

Colville

26,176

25,709

-1.8

Des Moines

30,171

31,019

2.8

Edmonds

100,336

101,466

1.1

Ellensburg

53,899

47,369

-12.1

Everett

456,008

480,087

5.3

Federal Way

213,189

238,296

11.8

Fife

87,082

99,891

14.7

Issaquah

141,244

170,031

20.4

Kelso

39,851

48,018

20.5

Kennewick

199,898

214,850

7.5

Kent

476,416

472,601

-0.8

Kirkland

282,855

290,422

2.7

Lacey

83,784

99,996

19.3

Longview

127,993

135,897

6.2

Lynnwood

333,868

353,715

5.9

Marysville

72,844

78,777

8.1

Mercer Island

36,804

44,312

20.4

Moses Lake

78,389

80,254

2.4

Mount Vernon

88,414

97,900

10.7

Mountlake Terrace

25,185

33,747

34.0

Oak Harbor

47,617

52,483

10.2

Olympia

247,111

280,786

13.6

Omak

20,045

20,539

2.5

Pasco

112,895

116,877

3.5

Port Angeles

58,196

56,477

-3.0

Port Townsend

20,617

23,676

14.8

Pullman

47,682

49,287

3.4

Puyallup

225,986

256,008

13.3

Redmond

338,523

419,244

23.8

Renton

344,656

344,321

-0.1

Richland

80,584

81,172

0.7

SeaTac

134,821

157,045

16.5

Seattle

2,564,276

2,838,656

10.7

Shelton

30,488

32,410

6.3

Spokane

624,028

661,341

6.0

Sunnyside

38,736

41,967

8.3

Tacoma

670,059

734,762

9.7

Tukwila

354,885

394,488

10.3

Vancouver

379,953

402,793

6.0

Walla Walla

74,762

77,657

3.9

Wenatchee

112,846

117,106

3.8

Yakima

258,587

258,350

-0.1