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Renton
  • Town in Washington

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Renton is a town in Washington with a population of 105,313. Renton is in King County. Living in Renton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Renton there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Renton and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Renton are above average.

About

About Renton...
Population
105,313

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$474,700
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,733
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    204.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    136.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    645.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,676.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,306.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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