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Renton, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Renton,WA index of house prices

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

Houses: 22,699 (21,689 occupied: 20,364 owner occupied, 18,368 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,333 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $347,025.

Median contract rent in 2015: $650 (lower quartile is $521, upper quartile is $829)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,384


Median gross rent in Renton, WA in 2015: $723

Housing units in Renton with a mortgage: 6,981 (815 second mortgage, 648 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,981

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,378

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $65,137

Median monthly housing costs: $1,429


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Renton, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $328,800 (it was $172,800 in 2000)
Renton:

$328,800
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,200 - $443,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $376,793
Here:

$376,793
State:

$372,342

Townhouses or other attached units: $257,407
Here:

$257,407
State:

$328,576

In 2-unit structures: $234,468
Here:

$234,468
State:

$284,354

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,945
Here:

$188,945
State:

$289,976

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,124
Here:

$144,124
State:

$305,496

Mobile homes: $71,523
Here:

$71,523
State:

$110,572
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,476
  • In family households: 37,543 (8,842 male householders, 3,346 female householders)
    9,216 spouses, 12,547 children (11,693 natural, 314 adopted, 540 stepchildren), 359 grandchildren, 695 brothers or sisters, 367 parents, 947 other relatives, 1,224 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,933 (4,734 male householders (3,502 living alone)), 4,696 female householders (3,904 living alone)), 2,503 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 418 (327 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,429 2-persons, 2,837 3-persons, 2,346 4-persons, 951 5-persons, 390 6-persons, 235 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,406 1-person, 1,691 2-persons, 251 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

6,699 married couples with children.
3,172 single-parent households (739 men, 2,433 women).

77.4% of residents of Renton speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (44% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
10.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,590 (19.2%)
(43.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 47no bedroom
  • 5961 bedroom
  • 2,8402 bedrooms
  • 4,9763 bedrooms
  • 1,9874 bedrooms
  • 4785+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Renton, Washington:

  • 1,060no bedroom
  • 4,1831 bedroom
  • 4,0052 bedrooms
  • 1,2203 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 365no vehicle
  • 3,4141 vehicle
  • 4,9162 vehicles
  • 1,5003 vehicles
  • 4894 vehicles
  • 2405+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

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

  • 1,525no vehicle
  • 5,3651 vehicle
  • 3,0672 vehicles
  • 5773 vehicles
  • 1744 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Renton, Washington:

  • 331 room
  • 2002 rooms
  • 7023 rooms
  • 1,2584 rooms
  • 2,2125 rooms
  • 2,2186 rooms
  • 1,7547 rooms
  • 1,0898 rooms
  • 1,4589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Renton, Washington:

  • 8941 room
  • 1,7932 rooms
  • 2,5303 rooms
  • 3,0054 rooms
  • 1,4735 rooms
  • 6476 rooms
  • 1247 rooms
  • 2038 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Renton population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 1,545Less than $10,000
  • 1,206$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,072$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,288$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,361$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,451$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,326$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,361$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,045$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,315$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,698$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,455$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,200$100,000 to $124,999
  • 486$125,000 to $149,999
  • 479$150,000 to $199,999
  • 330$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Renton, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Renton, WA
  • 140Less than $10,000
  • 132$10,000 to $14,999
  • 128$15,000 to $19,999
  • 85$20,000 to $24,999
  • 118$25,000 to $29,999
  • 88$30,000 to $34,999
  • 94$35,000 to $39,999
  • 228$40,000 to $49,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $69,999
  • 49$70,000 to $79,999
  • 155$80,000 to $89,999
  • 86$90,000 to $99,999
  • 304$100,000 to $124,999
  • 317$125,000 to $149,999
  • 806$150,000 to $174,999
  • 787$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,445$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,413$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,934$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,618$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,048$500,000 to $749,999
  • 175$750,000 to $999,999
  • 55$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 46$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 79$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Renton, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Renton, WA
  • 76Less than $100
  • 186$100 to $149
  • 161$150 to $199
  • 34$200 to $249
  • 101$250 to $299
  • 233$300 to $349
  • 127$350 to $399
  • 123$400 to $449
  • 31$450 to $499
  • 149$500 to $549
  • 146$550 to $599
  • 259$600 to $649
  • 162$650 to $699
  • 452$700 to $749
  • 835$750 to $799
  • 1,357$800 to $899
  • 1,935$900 to $999
  • 4,112$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,800$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,950$1,500 to $1,999
  • 582$2,000 to $2,499
  • 188$2,500 to $2,999
  • 116$3,000 to $3,499
  • 54$3,500 or more
  • 420No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,9871995 to March 2000
  • 2,0561990 to 1994
  • 1,3221985 to 1989
  • 1,1451980 to 1984
  • 6701975 to 1979
  • 3521970 to 1974
  • 4341965 to 1969
  • 624Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Renton population
Renton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 483
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,727
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,567
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,676
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,153
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,180
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,511
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,134
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,475
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,269
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,379
  • 90 or more minutes: 498
Renton, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.3%
Number of people working at home: 691 (2.6% of all workers)

Renton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 19,470 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 4,058 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,613 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 44 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 107 (0%)
  • Walked: 592 (2%)
  • Other means: 153 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 691 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 14,636
 German: 5,158
 Irish: 2,872
 English: 2,760
 United States or American: 2,414
 Norwegian: 2,132
 Italian: 1,549
 Swedish: 970
 European: 785
 Scottish: 714
 Ukrainian: 695
 Subsaharan African:: 684
 French (except Basque): 638
 Scotch-Irish: 555
 Russian: 435
 Polish: 424
 French Canadian: 361
 Danish: 326
 Dutch: 323
 Welsh: 297
 African: 247
 British: 213
 Romanian: 203
 Swiss: 189
 Somalian: 184
 Scandinavian: 177
 Hungarian: 177
 Finnish: 142
 Austrian: 142
 Greek: 125
 Portuguese: 124
 Yugoslavian: 105
 Ethiopian: 98
 Canadian: 90
 Arab:: 80
 Croatian: 71
 Czech: 67
 Czechoslovakian: 66
 Northern European: 66
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 63
 Ghanian: 60
 Bulgarian: 59
 Other Subsaharan African: 57
 Belgian: 56
 Estonian: 55
 Slovene: 48
 Iranian: 44
 Australian: 40
 Armenian: 33
 Latvian: 32
 Arab/Arabic: 30
 Lithuanian: 30
 Lebanese: 30
 Jamaican: 30
 Afghan: 28
 Icelander: 25
 Acadian/Cajun: 23
 Kenyan: 22
 Egyptian: 20
 Turkish: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 West Indian: 13
 Haitian: 12
 Slovak: 11
 Serbian: 10
 Basque: 10
 South African: 8
 Ugandan: 8
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 8
 Slavic: 5
 Celtic: 5

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

  • 17%Vietnam
  • 16%Mexico
  • 11%Philippines
  • 7%Ukraine
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 22,070
  • Northeast: 1,758
  • Midwest: 4,964
  • South: 3,056
  • West: 7,811

45% of Renton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 266
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 55
  • 5th and 6th grade: 147
  • 7th and 8th grade: 372
  • 9th grade: 178
  • 10th grade: 388
  • 11th grade: 249
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 426
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,963
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,179
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,908
  • Associate degree: 1,346
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,109
  • Master's degree: 855
  • Professional school degree: 163
  • Doctorate degree: 87

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 282
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 73
  • 5th and 6th grade: 260
  • 7th and 8th grade: 476
  • 9th grade: 210
  • 10th grade: 349
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 561
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,594
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,575
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,151
  • Associate degree: 1,273
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,186
  • Master's degree: 808
  • Professional school degree: 191
  • Doctorate degree: 66

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Renton marital status for males
Renton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,227
  • One, attached: 1,215
  • Two: 527
  • 3 or 4: 1,185
  • 5 to 9: 2,301
  • 10 to 19: 2,305
  • 20 to 49: 1,785
  • 50 or more: 2,660
  • Mobile homes: 494

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Renton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 14.0%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 461
Here:

9.8%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 132
Here:

6.2%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 452
Here:

18.3%
Washington:

15.7%

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)