Renton (zip 98055), Washington 

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Population

23,992

+8.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$63,030

Median Home Price

$554,700

Median Age

35.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.4 / 5.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Renton (zip 98055), Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in the 98055 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Renton (zip 98055)
Cost of Living: 36.8% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Renton, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Renton (zip 98055) is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Renton (zip 98055) jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Renton (zip 98055)'s cost of living is 36.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Renton (zip 98055)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in the 98055 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Renton (zip 98055)'s population is 23,992 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Renton (zip 98055) is Real Estate: $554,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

SCHOOLS
Renton (zip 98055) 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 (zip 98055). More Education



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Housing Market in Renton

It's a good time to buy in Renton. Home Appreciation is up 18.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Renton is $554,700.
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