Renton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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Renton, Washington Info Snack

Renton is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Situated 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Seattle, Washington, Renton straddles the southeast shore of Lake Washington, at the mouth of the Cedar River. While long an important salmon fishing area for Native Americans, Renton was first settled by people of European descent in the 1860s, and its early economy was based on coal mining, clay production, and timber export. Today, Renton is best known as the final assembly point for the Boeing 737 family of commercial airplanes, but it is also home to a growing number of well known manufacturing, technology, and healthcare organizations, including Boeing Commercial Airplanes Division, Paccar, Kaiser Permanente, IKEA, Providence Health & Services, and Wizards of the Coast. As of 2016, the population in Renton is 101,300, up from 90,927 at the 2010 census. Renton currently is the 8th largest city in Washington State, and is the 4th largest in King County. The National Football League's Seattle Seahawks have a training facility in Renton. It is the second-largest facility in the NFL at 200,000 square feet (19,000 m2).
Population
99,692
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
10.9%
Median Home
$339,800
Median Income
$70,661
Median Rent
$1,339

Rankings for Renton in Washington

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Map Of Renton, WA

Population over time in Renton

Year Population % Change
2017 99,692 1.2%
2016 98,499 1.3%
2015 97,234 1.8%
2014 95,479 2.0%
2013 93,601 2.6%
2012 91,273 3.0%
2011 88,655 2.6%
2010 86,372 -

Crime in Renton Per 100k

Crime Renton WA USA
Violent Crime 320.1 304.5 382.9
Murder 2.9 3.1 5.3
Robbery 110.3 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 163.0 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 5004.4 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 592.4 590.4 430.4
Larceny 3552.3 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 859.8 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Renton

White
45.8% (45,623)
African American
9.9% (9,851)
American Indian
0.4% (431)
Asian
22.4% (22,345)
Hawaiian
1.6% (1,571)
Other
0.1% (140)
Two Or More
6.1% (6,089)
Hispanic
13.7% (13,642)
Race Renton WA USA
White 45.8% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 9.9% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 22.4% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 1.6% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.1% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.7% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Renton, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.1% (408,737)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (358,891)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (667,936)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (767,628)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (1,256,119)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (1,884,178)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (1,385,718)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (1,754,579)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.3% (827,443)
$200,000 or more
6.8% (677,905)
Income Renton WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.3% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.8% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Renton

Female
49.5% (49,392)
Male
50.5% (50,299)
Gender Renton WA USA
Female 49.5% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Renton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.3% (4,258)
9-12th Grade
4.6% (4,550)
High School / GED
22.6% (22,486)
Some College
21.6% (21,554)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (10,074)
Bachelor's Degree
26.1% (26,004)
Master's Degree
8.4% (8,423)
Professional Degree
1.3% (1,338)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,002)
Education Renton WA USA
< 9th Grade 4.3% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.6% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.6% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 21.6% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 26.1% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.4% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.5% 1.4%

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