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Renton,WA index of house prices

Total population: 98,404 (Urban population: 49,868, Rural population: 26 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 40,097 (38,429 occupied: 20,067 owner occupied, 18,362 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

38%

Housing density: 2,355 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $523,891.

Median contract rent in 2016: $650 (lower quartile is $521, upper quartile is $829)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,041


Median gross rent in Renton, WA in 2016: $723

Housing units in Renton with a mortgage: 15,373 (872 second mortgage, 2,050 home equity loan, 63 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,694

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $114,187

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,281

Median monthly housing costs: $1,477


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Renton, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $373,400 (it was $172,800 in 2000)
Renton:

$373,400
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $280,600 - $493,100

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $455,639
Here:

$455,639
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $350,318
Here:

$350,318
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $277,026
Here:

$277,026
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,846
Here:

$280,846
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,902
Here:

$142,902
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $105,234
Here:

$105,234
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1988

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 100,952
  • In family households: 78,557 (11,645 male householders, 11,813 female householders)
    16,215 spouses, 27,745 children (26,847 natural, 206 adopted, 692 stepchildren), 1,520 grandchildren, 1,979 brothers or sisters, 2,073 parents, 3,559 other relatives, 2,008 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,657 (7,384 male householders (4,747 living alone)), 7,587 female householders (5,814 living alone)), 6,686 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 738

Size of family households: 9,098 2-persons, 6,034 3-persons, 4,604 4-persons, 1,363 5-persons, 810 6-persons, 1,549 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,561 1-person, 3,517 2-persons, 511 3-persons, 101 4-persons, 281 5-persons.

15,129 married couples with children.
4,390 single-parent households (1,257 men, 3,133 women).

63.7% of residents of Renton speak English at home.
9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
7.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
17.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 26,566 (26.3%)
(54.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Renton, Washington:

  • 40no bedroom
  • 3231 bedroom
  • 3,4702 bedrooms
  • 9,0273 bedrooms
  • 5,3604 bedrooms
  • 1,8475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Renton, Washington:

  • 1,465no bedroom
  • 4,7951 bedroom
  • 6,9782 bedrooms
  • 3,5723 bedrooms
  • 1,1984 bedrooms
  • 3545+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Renton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 440no vehicle
  • 4,3941 vehicle
  • 9,8552 vehicles
  • 3,1913 vehicles
  • 1,2964 vehicles
  • 8915+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Renton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,883no vehicle
  • 8,1791 vehicle
  • 5,7582 vehicles
  • 1,7573 vehicles
  • 6434 vehicles
  • 1425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Renton, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 1202 rooms
  • 2393 rooms
  • 2,1974 rooms
  • 4,2665 rooms
  • 3,9196 rooms
  • 3,8767 rooms
  • 2,5408 rooms
  • 2,9109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Renton, Washington:

  • 1,3501 room
  • 1,1682 rooms
  • 4,1273 rooms
  • 4,4704 rooms
  • 3,3215 rooms
  • 1,7216 rooms
  • 1,0827 rooms
  • 8098 rooms
  • 3149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Renton, WA household income distribution

  • Renton, WA household income distribution
  • 1,536Less than $10,000
  • 1,603$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,329$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,301$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,120$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,003$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,476$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,418$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,924$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,864$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,449$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,042$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,154$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,217$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,160$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,833$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Renton, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Renton, WA
  • 90Less than $10,000
  • 64$10,000 to $14,999
  • 155$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 88$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 105$40,000 to $49,999
  • 108$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 108$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 240$100,000 to $124,999
  • 292$125,000 to $149,999
  • 633$150,000 to $174,999
  • 519$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,416$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,802$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,088$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,847$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,921$500,000 to $749,999
  • 311$750,000 to $999,999
  • 61$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 94$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 108$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Renton, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Renton, WA
  • 42Less than $100
  • 143$100 to $149
  • 135$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 133$250 to $299
  • 314$300 to $349
  • 99$350 to $399
  • 134$400 to $449
  • 94$450 to $499
  • 209$500 to $549
  • 212$550 to $599
  • 260$600 to $649
  • 157$650 to $699
  • 365$700 to $749
  • 570$750 to $799
  • 1,112$800 to $899
  • 1,740$900 to $999
  • 4,046$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,455$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,741$1,500 to $1,999
  • 734$2,000 to $2,499
  • 215$2,500 to $2,999
  • 98$3,000 to $3,499
  • 70$3,500 or more
  • 352No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,8182010 or later
  • 9,6172000 to 2009
  • 7,2071990 to 1999
  • 2,4671980 to 1989
  • 1,0221970 to 1979
  • 1,058Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Renton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 657
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,852
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,574
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,137
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8,857
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,152
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,997
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,815
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,944
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,169
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,318
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,353
Renton, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.1%
Number of people working at home: 3,087 (5.7% of all workers)

Renton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 46,151 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 5,863 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 896 (2%)
  • Railroad: 695 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 195 (0%)
  • Taxi: 838 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 41 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,201 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,087 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,233
 German: 2,084
 European: 1,762
 English: 1,443
 Ukrainian: 1,417
 Irish: 1,279
 Somali: 998
 Italian: 777
 Norwegian: 652
 African: 580
 Russian: 574
 Romanian: 367
 Ethiopian: 325
 Swedish: 318
 Dutch: 305
 Scottish: 303
 Polish: 298
 British: 256
 Afghan: 248
 Canadian: 207
 French (except Basque): 206
 Bulgarian: 187
 Iranian: 179
 Northern European: 175
 Hungarian: 170
 Scotch-Irish: 155
 Greek: 154
 Armenian: 143
 Turkish: 141
 Iraqi: 129
 Scandinavian: 128
 Yugoslavian: 125
 Finnish: 121
 Ugandan: 113
 Croatian: 99
 Welsh: 89
 Swiss: 87
 Czech: 84
 Senegalese: 78
 South African: 70
 French Canadian: 67
 Kenyan: 64
 Danish: 62
 Latvian: 60
 Jordanian: 56
 Moroccan: 45
 Jamaican: 43
 Brazilian: 41
 German Russian: 40
 Austrian: 40
 Serbian: 38
 Slovak: 33
 Arab: 26
 Eastern European: 24
 Portuguese: 23
 Cajun: 21
 Estonian: 19
 Haitian: 18
 Icelander: 13
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 9
 Israeli: 9
 Ghanaian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 West Indian: 7
 Lithuanian: 6
 Luxemburger: 6
 Egyptian: 6
 Slavic: 5
 Pennsylvania German: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 15%Vietnam
  • 15%Mexico
  • 13%Philippines
  • 7%India
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Ukraine
  • 2%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 42,811
  • Other state: 29,611
  • Northeast: 2,991
  • Midwest: 9,006
  • South: 3,752
  • West: 13,862

79% of Renton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Washington.

Renton:

78.8%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 165
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 372
  • 9th grade: 227
  • 10th grade: 503
  • 11th grade: 141
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 678
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,343
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,948
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,293
  • Associate degree: 2,682
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,552
  • Master's degree: 3,214
  • Professional school degree: 634
  • Doctorate degree: 126

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 238
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 106
  • 5th and 6th grade: 386
  • 7th and 8th grade: 829
  • 9th grade: 596
  • 10th grade: 86
  • 11th grade: 283
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 503
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,226
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,179
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,993
  • Associate degree: 4,343
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,641
  • Master's degree: 3,403
  • Professional school degree: 316
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 1.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 4.3%Females
Renton marital status for males
Renton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,711
  • One, attached: 2,031
  • Two: 1,166
  • 3 or 4: 1,893
  • 5 to 9: 3,009
  • 10 to 19: 3,389
  • 20 to 49: 2,284
  • 50 or more: 4,855
  • Mobile homes: 650
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 109

Median worth of mobile homes: $71,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Renton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Renton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Electricity (31.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (82.2%)
  • Utility gas (16.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 909
Here:

8.8%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 808
Here:

15.9%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 181
Here:

4.1%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)