Cities in Nueces County saw significant growth in sales tax numbers this month, according to information released Friday by the Texas Comptroller's Office.
The City of Robstown received $252,456 in sales tax allocations from the comptroller this month, up 76.63 percent from allocations in October 2009. This is the seventh consecutive month that sales tax numbers in Robstown have exceeded those of the previous year. So far in 2010, the city has received $2,278,344 in allocations, up five percent over numbers for the first 10 months of 2009.
Elsewhere in Nueces County, the City of Corpus Christi received $4,595,901 in allocations, a 7.56 percent increase over numbers for October 2009.
The city has received $46,265,832 in the allocations so far this year, a 4.21 percent decline from the same period of 2009.
The City of Agua Dulce received $2,154 in allocations this month, a 15.1 percent increase over allocations for October 2009. So far this year, the city has recorded allocations of $20,754, a 1.21 percent increase over the first 10 months of 2009.
The City of Bishop posted allocations of $15,160 this month, .5 percent higher than October 2009 numbers. For the year, the city has received $144,086 in allocations, down 2.12 percent from 2009 numbers.
The City of Driscoll received $3,913 in allocations in October, up 8.34 percent over allocations for October 2009.
So far this year, the city has received $32,607 in sales tax allocations from the state, a 3.98 percent decline from 2009.