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Population (year 2000): 50,052. Estimated population in July 2005: 55,817 (+11.5% change)
Males: 24,886 (49.7%), Females: 25,166 (50.3%)

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $45,820 (year 2000)
Median house value: $183,800 (year 2000)

Renton, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Renton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.4%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • Other race (4.2%)
  • Vietnamese (3.1%)
  • Filipino (2.9%)
  • Chinese (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Other Asian (1.6%)
  • Japanese (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (9.4%), English (8.8%), Norwegian (5.7%), United States (4.8%), Italian (3.6%).

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Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 17.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Renton

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Renton city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

19.2% Foreign born (9.2% Asia, 3.9% Europe, 3.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,853 (+15.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (13.5 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (963.2 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mawr-Skyway, WA (2.9 miles Bryn WA (3.2 miles Cascade-Fairwood, WA (3.6 miles Newcastle, Renton Highlands, WA (5.3 miles East Hill-Meridian, WA (5.4 miles East WA (5.5 miles Tukwila, Island, WA Mercer (6.3 miles Arts Village, WA (6.9 miles Beaux


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 194 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 1997: 233 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1998: 292 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 1999: 174 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2000: 417 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2001: 446 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2002: 470 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2003: 552 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2004: 474 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2005: 518 buildings, average cost: $220,000

Latitude: 47.49 N, Longitude: 122.20 W

Area code: 425


Renton, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.1%), Educational,health and social services (14.1%), Retail trade (13.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +22,049 (+44.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,784 (21.6%)


 

Crime in Renton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 3 1 0 1 2
    per 100,000 8.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 4.0
Rapes 29 37 14 23 27 24
    per 100,000 57.9 73.9 28.0 46.0 53.9 48.0
Robberies 107 91 105 99 89 95
    per 100,000 213.8 181.8 209.8 197.8 177.8 189.8
Assaults 107 102 108 119 162 124
    per 100,000 213.8 203.8 215.8 237.8 323.7 247.7
Burglaries 489 493 613 756 642 632
    per 100,000 977.0 985.0 1224.7 1510.4 1282.7 1262.7
Thefts 2,100 2,368 2,411 2,719 2,822 3,190
    per 100,000 4195.6 4731.1 4817.0 5432.4 5638.1 6373.4
Auto thefts 712 703 862 868 871 985
    per 100,000 1422.5 1404.5 1722.2 1734.2 1740.2 1968.0
488.1 501.4 535.5 587.0 596.2 630.4


Average climate in Renton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Birthplace of: Bryce Fisher - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: May 12, 1977), Chad Orvella - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Oct 1, 1980), David Riske - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Oct 23, 1976), Ernie Conwell - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Aug 17, 1972), Owen Pochman - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Aug 2, 1977), Randy Green - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars), Vershan Cottrell - College basketball player (Cal State Fullerton Titans).


Main business address for: BOEING CAPITAL CORP (FINANCE LESSORS).


Hospital/medical center in Renton:
  • VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (400 S 43RD ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Renton:
  • REG HOSP FOR RESP AND COMPLEX CARE (about 8 miles; TUKWILA, WA)
  • OVERLAKE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; BELLEVUE, WA)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BURIEN, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Renton:
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 8 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 9 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 29 miles; EVERETT, WA; ID: PAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Renton:
  • RENTON MUNI (about 1 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: RNT)
  • WILL ROGERS WILEY POST MEML (about 2 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: W36)
  • AUBURN MUNI (about 12 miles; AUBURN, WA; ID: S50)

Amtrak station near Renton:
  • 13 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 87 $417,474 $57,582 11 $15,976
Local Libraries 10 $46,972 $56,366 28 $30,330
Water Supply 27 $129,418 $57,519 1 $2,170
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $24,944 $59,865 1 $66
Parks and Recreation 59 $265,904 $54,082 142 $104,640
Sewerage 21 $108,410 $61,948 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $8,736 $52,416 2 $4,156
Airports 3 $16,294 $65,176 5 $8,326
Judicial and Legal 15 $70,112 $56,089 2 $2,692
Other Government Administration 30 $136,974 $54,789 4 $7,918
Financial Administration 31 $157,204 $60,853 7 $7,772
Police Protection - Officers 84 $584,038 $83,434 1 $2,778
Police - Other 23 $91,428 $47,701 0 $0
Firefighters 104 $717,108 $82,743 0 $0
Fire - Other 12 $55,402 $55,402 1 $2,536
Correction 15 $75,880 $60,704 0 $0
Streets and Highways 47 $234,426 $59,853 5 $8,406
Totals for Government 575 $3,140,724 $65,545 210 $197,766


College/University in Renton:
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,623; Location: 3000 NE FOURTH ST; Public; Website: www.renton-tc.ctc.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Renton:
  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,007)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, WA; FT enrollment: 4,288)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,386)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,013)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
Public high schools in Renton:
  • HAZEN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,235; Location: 1101 HOQUIAM AVE NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LIBERTY SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,229; Location: 16655 SE 136TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LINDBERGH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 16426 128TH AVE SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RENTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,011; Location: 400 S 2ND ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SARTORI EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 156; Location: 315 GARDEN AVE N; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Renton:
  • NEW HORIZON SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 1111 S CARR RD; Grades: 3 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Renton:
  • NELSEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,058; Location: 2403 JONES AVE S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MCKNIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,047; Location: 1200 EDMONDS AVE NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MAYWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 904; Location: 14490 168TH AVE SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHWOOD JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 17007 SE 184 ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • MEEKER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 846; Location: 12600 SE 192ND ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • APOLLO ELEMENTARY (Students: 738; Location: 15025 SE 117TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 2720 NE 7TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIERRA HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 9901 132ND AVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 18030 162ND PLACE SE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MAPLEWOOD HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHO (Students: 527; Location: 13430 144TH AVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Renton:
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 336 SHATTUCK AVE SOUTH; Grades: KG - 8)
  • RENTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 15717 152 AVE SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MAPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 285; Location: 17913 108TH AVE SE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • RENTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 200; Location: 221 HARDIE AVE NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HIGHLANDS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: PO BOX 2578; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CEDAR RIVER MONTESORRI SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 15828 SE JONES RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Renton:
  • RENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,185,872; Location: 100 MILL AVENUE SOUTH; 165,654 books; 3,413 audio materials; 5,511 video materials; 371 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Renton: Longacres Race Track (A), Maplewood Golf and Country Club (B), Black River (C), Sunset Square (D), May Creek (E), Earlington (F), Earlington Golf Course (G), Renton Junction (H), Quendall (I). their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Square Shopping Center (1), Renton Village Shopping Center (2), Renton Shopping Center (3), Greater Highland Shopping Center (4). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Cedar River (A), Green River (B), May Creek (C), Black River (D). their locations on the map

Parks in Renton include: Talbot Hill Park (1), Earlington Park (2), Cedar River Park (3), Phillip Arnold Park (4), Fort Dent Athletic Center (5), Renton Stadium (6), Kennydale Lions Park (7), Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (8), Windsor Hills Park (9). their locations on the map


Renton compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Renton:
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KXPA (1540 AM; 5 kW; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Renton:
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)

TV broadcast stations around Renton:
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)

 

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