Quarterly Business Review

2nd Quarter, 1999


TABLE 3-A

COUNTY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING

2ND QUARTER, 1998 TO 2ND QUARTER, 1999

($000)

PERCENT

COUNTY

2ND QUARTER, 1998

2ND QUARTER, 1999

CHANGE

Adams

$39,144

$38,820

-0.8%

Asotin

34,476

36,959

7.2

Benton

356,901

392,895

10.1

Chelan

235,191

239,562

1.9

Clallam

154,776

162,710

5.1

Clark

805,131

796,623

-1.1

Columbia

5,990

7,251

21.1

Cowlitz

256,403

259,096

1.1

Douglas

58,591

60,815

3.8

Ferry

7,207

6,975

-3.2

Franklin

146,613

152,532

4.0

Garfield

3,631

2,949

-18.8

Grant

200,845

187,649

-6.6

Grays Harbor

156,214

189,623

21.4

Island

116,375

129,835

11.6

Jefferson

58,269

63,078

8.3

King

7,814,293

8,440,430

8.0

Kitsap

503,469

574,412

14.1

Kittitas

90,290

88,075

-2.5

Klickitat

25,360

27,825

9.7

Lewis

196,388

198,169

0.9

Lincoln

17,143

18,901

10.3

Mason

76,291

81,833

7.3

Okanogan

79,477

78,980

-0.6

Pacific

34,273

33,151

-3.3

Pend Orielle

12,497

14,209

13.7

Pierce

1,769,042

1,921,352

8.6

San Juan

58,595

64,375

9.9

Skagit

361,850

396,968

9.7

Skamania

13,261

13,145

-0.9

Snohomish

1,700,575

1,832,889

7.8

Spokane

1,239,484

1,329,494

7.3

Stevens

56,466

55,424

-1.8

Thurston

560,019

605,538

8.1

Wahkiakum

3,103

2,821

-9.1

Walla Walla

119,909

119,520

-0.3

Whatcom

473,776

519,064

9.6

Whitman

76,774

78,783

2.6

Yakima

531,629

518,514

-2.5

TOTAL

$18,449,721

$19,741,244

7.0%