Most Expensive Renton Neighborhoods
Renton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 100,242 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Renton is the ninth largest community in Washington.
Renton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Renton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Renton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Renton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Renton who work in office and administrative support (13.22%), sales jobs (10.62%) and management occupations (9.15%).
Also of interest is that Renton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Renton is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Renton a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One downside of living in Renton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Renton, the average commute to work is 30.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Renton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Renton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
In terms of college education, Renton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.73% of adults in Renton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Renton in 2010 was $32,136, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,544 for a family of four. However, Renton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Renton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Renton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Renton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Renton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Renton include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, Swedish and Italian.
In addition, Renton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.46%).
The languages spoken by people in Renton are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Renton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||37,207|
|RENTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.82%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.18%|
|TYPE OF RENTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.82%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.02%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.06%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||34.85%|
|SIZE OF RENTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.38%|
|AGE OF RENTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||24.84%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.87%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||27.19%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.10%|
|RENTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$345,077|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,076|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $60,000||5.67%|
|$60,001 - $121,000||2.22%|
|$121,001 - $241,000||16.31%|
|$241,001 - $362,000||31.19%|
|$362,001 - $483,000||24.78%|
|$483,001 - $604,000||11.93%|
|$604,001 - $906,000||6.62%|
|$906,001 - $1,207,000||0.56%|
|PEOPLE OF RENTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.49%|
|5 TO 17||15.10%|
|18 TO 24||7.80%|
|25 TO 34||18.72%|
|35 TO 54||30.17%|
|55 TO 64||10.64%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.08%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.43%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$65,223|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$32,136|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||12.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (14.88%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.03%)
Information Technology (3.37%)
Public Service (3.12%)
Real estate (2.50%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.34%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.56%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.87%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.11%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||7.69%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.59%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.07%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (64.23%)
African languages (1.83%)
Slavic languages (1.62%)
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