Everything You Need to Know About the City of Renton Washington

In 2017, Renton, WA had a population of 99.7k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $70,661 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Renton, WA grew from 98,499 to 99,692, a 1.21 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $66,050 dollars to $70,661 dollars, a 6.98 percent increase.

The population of Renton, WA is 45.8 percent White Alone, 22.4 percent Asian Alone, and 13.7 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Renton, WA speak a non-English language, and 86.9 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Renton, WA are Renton Technical College (1,127 degrees awarded in 2017) and Pima Medical Institute-Renton (550 degrees).

The median property value in Renton, WA is $339,800 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 51.4 percent. Most people in Renton, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Renton, WA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Renton

In 2017, universities in Renton, WA awarded 1,677 degrees. The student population of Renton, WA is skewed towards men, with 2,688 male students and 1,763 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Renton, WA are White (747 and 44.7 percent), followed by Asian (332 and 19.9 percent), Hispanic or Latino (225 and 13.5 percent), and Black or African American (145 and 8.68 percent).

The largest universities in Renton, WA by the number of degrees awarded are Renton Technical College (1,127 and 67.2 percent) and Pima Medical Institute-Renton (550 and 32.8 percent).

The most popular majors in Renton, WA are Medical Assistant (246 and 14.7 percent), Phlebotomy Technician (142 and 8.47 percent), and Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (112 and 6.68 percent).

The median tuition costs in Renton, WA are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $3,518 dollars and $3,518 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Renton

The economy of Renton, Washington employs 54k people and Renton has an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent. Renton has seen the job market increase by 2.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.3 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Renton, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,786 people), Manufacturing (6,643 people), and Retail Trade (7,130 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,188 dollars), Public Administration ($71,481 dollars), and Information ($71,290 dollars).

Households in Renton, WA have a median annual income of $70,661 dollars, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,050 dollars in 2016, which represents a 6.98 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Renton

– The Sales Tax Rate for Renton is 10.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Renton is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Renton

– The average earnings of a Renton resident are $32,136 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Renton resident is $65,223 dollars a year.