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Renton, Washington, 98057
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,135 - $2,072
2 Bedrooms$1,660 - $2,750
Renton, Washington, 98056
2 Bedrooms$1,535 - $2,080
3 Bedrooms$1,850 - $2,765
Renton, Washington, 98056
Studio/1 Bedroom$850 - $1,710
2 Bedrooms$1,490 - $2,150
3 Bedrooms$2,500 - $3,110
Renton, Washington, 98055
1 Bedroom$835 - $965
2 Bedrooms$995 - $1,187
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 7.1% 7.6% -0.5% $10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 5.5% +0.1% $15,000 to $19,999 5.0% 5.6% -0.6% $20,000 to $24,999 6.0% 6.1% -0.1% $25,000 to $29,999 6.3% 6.2% +0.1% $30,000 to $34,999 6.7% 6.3% +0.4% $35,000 to $39,999 6.1% 6.0% +0.1% $40,000 to $44,999 6.3% 5.8% +0.5% $45,000 to $49,999 4.8% 5.3% -0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 10.7% 9.7% +1.0% $60,000 to $74,999 12.5% 11.7% +0.8% $75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 11.6% -0.2% $100,000 to $124,999 5.6% 5.7% -0.1% $125,000 to $149,999 2.2% 2.6% -0.4% $150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 2.1% +0.1% $200,000 or more 1.5% 2.2% -0.7%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.1% 4.8% -0.7% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.9% 10.3% +1.6% 15.0% to 19.9% 16.5% 14.5% +2.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.2% 13.9% +2.3% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.7% 11.5% -1.8% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.8% 8.3% +0.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.8% 5.7% +0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.7% 7.2% +0.5% 50.0% or more 16.7% 17.8% -1.1% Not computed 2.7% 5.9% -3.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 13.4% 14.4% -1.0% 25 to 34 years 31.5% 29.1% +2.4% 35 to 44 years 22.3% 22.8% -0.5% 45 to 54 years 14.7% 14.8% -0.1% 55 to 64 years 7.0% 7.2% -0.2% 65 to 74 years 4.2% 4.6% -0.4% 75 to 84 years 4.6% 4.5% +0.1% 85 years and over 2.4% 2.5% -0.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 31.9% 35.4% -3.5% 30 to 44 minutes 32.4% 24.8% +7.6% 45 to 59 minutes 14.5% 13.3% +1.2% 60 or more minutes 21.2% 26.5% -5.3%
Source: 2000 Census
Renton, WashingtonLocated in the heart of Washington's Puget Sound area, Renton sits aside Lake Washington and is 13 miles south of Seattle. With a population of just under 80,000 people, it is a city with great views and a great lifestyle.
Jet Capital of the World
Coal and timber processing were responsible for the creation of Renton, but the city has distinguished itself by now being home to Boeing. The 737 aircraft is assembled there and basically 40% of all airplanes flying commercially are made in Renton. The city has a proud history of commercial innovation while maintaining its high standards for living.
When starting the search for your Renton apartment, you'll notice the strong aesthetics this city holds. The downtown area is revitalized and there are many public and private projects which encourage thriving neighborhoods.
Home of the Seahawks
It's easy to stay busy in Renton because there's so much to see and do. The Seattle Seahawks have recently relocated their stadium to this city. The Virginia Mason Athletic Center is a state of the art venue and it's location makes it perfect for Seahawks fans who live in Renton. You will find a number of recreational areas on the beaches of Lake Washington as well as smaller parks within the city.
The Henry Moses Aquatic Center is renown for being a top notch swimming facility. Small production theatre, museums, and more await you once settled in your Renton apartment. Also home to a large IKEA store which contains an arena facility for music, you'll find nearly every leisure aspect is covered here.
Restaurants in Renton range from many locally owned places to national chain type ones. The Melrose Grill is fantastic for steaks and consistently gets great reviews. Jimmy Mac's Roadhouse has peanut shells on the floor but serves up a great burger and should be visited. Great diner food can be found at Tommy's Cafe which is the local favorite for value and service. Because of the Asian population in the Puget Sound area, you can expect to find any number of very good Chinese, Thai and Japanese places too.
Unusual Music Stage
Slim's Last Chance Chili Shack is a great place to start a night out. Good drinks, food, and outdoor seating in front of a stage made from an old pickup bed. There are a number of sports bars like Full Throttle and Touchdown which are great fun on game days. Giant's Causeway is a good place to catch some live music. Once in your Renton apartment, you'll quickly find places where they'll start to know your name.
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Renton Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Renton have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Renton apartment cost $945. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Renton apartment was $1,223 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,610. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Renton rentals listed below.
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What's the weather like in Renton?
The weather in Renton is pleasant year-round. Summers and winters are respectively mild, with summer highs in the upper 70s and winter lows in the mid-30s. Annual rainfall is about 39", on par with the national average, and snowfall is only about 4" annually. With such comfortable weather, residents can take full advantage of the city's 2 local beaches, 29 neighborhood parks, and 13 miles of community trails.
Where in Renton should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With a walkscore of 55 out of 100, Renton is not the most pedestrian-friendly city in Washington. However, the downtown district is a thriving urban environment that caters to walkers and cyclists. Downtown Renton features new apartments and condos as well as office buildings and an assortment of amenities nearby. The Renton Transit Center is also conveniently located within walking distance of downtown and offers buses to Seattle, Bellevue, and more.
How is the nightlife in Renton?
As a city of over 90,000 people, there is plenty to do in Renton after dark. There are a few Irish pubs in Renton, like C J Brennans, which serves beer and authentic Irish food, and Finnegan's Irish Pub. Taverns and saloon-type establishments also abound, such as Ron Dee Voo Tavern and No Bull Saloon. Wild Spirits is the place for sports and beer. For more nightlife options, Seattle is only 11 miles northwest of Renton.
Why should I move to Renton?
With a population of about 91,000, Renton is a city in King County, Washington. Located about 20 minutes south of Seattle, Renton is a great place for those that need to commute to the bigger city for work but prefer to live in a smaller, more manageable community. It's also cheaper; the cost of living in Renton, while 28 percent higher than the US average, is 21 percent cheaper than that of Seattle. In addition, with the Puget Sound to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the east, Renton is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts.