Quarterly Business Review

3rd Quarter, 1999


TABLE 4-A

CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING

3RD QUARTER, 1998 TO 3RD QUARTER, 1999

($000)

CITY

3RD QUARTER, 1998

3RD QUARTER, 1999

PERCENT CHANGE

Aberdeen

$83,672

$90,921

8.7%

Auburn

315,214

352,423

11.8

Bellevue

1,024,379

1,140,188

11.3

Bellingham

323,658

369,743

14.2

Bremerton

134,757

149,796

11.2

Camas

31,230

36,182

15.9

Centralia

56,607

63,501

12.2

Chehalis

73,664

70,826

-3.9

Colville

32,410

34,983

7.9

Des Moines

35,683

40,946

14.7

Edmonds

117,396

123,584

5.3

Ellensburg

61,679

66,887

8.4

Everett

521,687

546,114

4.7

Federal Way

263,999

294,692

11.6

Fife

107,233

117,892

9.9

Issaquah

190,839

224,076

17.4

Kelso

48,759

48,499

-0.5

Kennewick

235,197

245,276

4.3

Kent

542,730

513,682

-5.4

Kirkland

332,226

363,858

9.5

Lacey

108,031

112,255

3.9

Longview

148,546

151,668

2.1

Lynnwood

378,966

398,554

5.2

Marysville

89,057

93,416

4.9

Mercer Island

45,343

59,886

32.1

Moses Lake

96,130

95,807

-0.3

Mount Vernon

102,242

114,489

12.0

Mountlake Terrace

30,982

32,123

3.7

Oak Harbor

61,688

62,456

1.2

Olympia

304,404

339,571

11.6

Omak

25,816

24,803

-3.9

Pasco

126,127

134,809

6.9

Port Angeles

70,685

71,840

1.6

Port Townsend

31,697

36,325

14.6

Pullman

60,926

66,791

9.6

Puyallup

291,817

317,499

8.8

Redmond

421,164

470,603

11.7

Renton

399,525

392,912

-1.7

Richland

87,908

119,433

35.9

SeaTac

223,551

224,864

0.6

Seattle

3,014,355

3,297,687

9.4

Shelton

39,636

41,785

5.4

Spokane

743,439

776,187

4.4

Sunnyside

45,687

50,277

10.0

Tacoma

807,892

847,792

4.9

Tukwila

410,402

437,061

6.5

Vancouver

455,973

470,940

3.3

Walla Walla

89,231

96,509

8.2

Wenatchee

143,905

142,177

-1.2

Yakima

301,197

298,085

-1.0