Renton, Washington 

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Population

100,242

140% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$65,223

Avg. Home Price

$384,100

Best Places to Live in Renton, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

City: Renton
Zip Codes: 98059 98056 98055 98057
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Renton is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Renton jobs have increased by 1.69%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Renton's cost of living is 41.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Renton's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Renton's population is 100,242 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 140.46%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Renton is $384,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Renton public schools spend $13,146 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Renton. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Renton

It's a good time to buy in Renton. Home Appreciation is up 8.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Renton Real Estate.

The median home price in Renton is $384,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Renton    4 Reviews
Renton Chistian School - 1/19/2016
We have 2 kids at RCS and they are receiving a fantastic education in an environment that is welcoming to all. They do teach from a biblical point of view so the moral... (Read More)

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Great all around community - 11/8/2009
Living in Renton has so many positive things. There are many smaller communities, each having a slightly different climate. You have good schools, recreation, employment... (Read More)

Great Place to Live - 10/13/2008
Renton is good place to live as it is a quiet community close to Seattle and all of the ammenities it offers. We are close to the major highway providing easy access to... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN RENTON, WASHINGTON
98059 98056 98055 98057