Renton, Washington Population 2022

109,957
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Renton is a city located in King County Washington. With a 2020 population of 109,957, it is the 8th largest city in Washington and the 304th largest city in the United States. Renton is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,785 in 2020. Spanning over 25 miles, Renton has a population density of 4,692 people per square mile.

The average household income in Renton is $99,213 with a poverty rate of 8.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Renton is 36.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Renton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rentonwas:

  • White: 49.94%
  • Asian: 23.81%
  • Black or African American: 8.88%
  • Two or more races: 8.69%
  • Other race: 6.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.55%
The current population of Renton, Washington is 109,957 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 106,785.

Renton, Washington Population 2022

Population by Race

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Renton Population by Race

Renton Population Pyramid 2022

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Renton Median Age

36.3


Total

35.4


Male

37.3


Female

Renton Adults

There are 80,052 adults, (11,754 of whom are seniors) in Renton.

Renton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Renton Sex Ratio

Female

50,705

49.77%

Male

51,166

50.23%

Renton Population by Age

Renton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Renton Household Types

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Renton Households and Families

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Renton Households by Type

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Renton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Renton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.28%.

Renton Educational Attainment by Race

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$50,182

Average Earnings

$54,654

Average Male

$43,024

Average Female

Renton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Renton Language by Age

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Renton Language

62.99% of Renton residents speak only English, while 37.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.92% of the population.

Renton Language

Renton Poverty by Race

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8.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.14%

Male Poverty Rate

9.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Renton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Renton is Islander, with 28.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Renton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.48%.

Renton Poverty

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Renton Poverty Rate by Education

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Renton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Renton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Renton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Renton Married by Age and Sex

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Renton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Renton Marital Status by Race

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Renton Marital Status

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4,870

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Renton Veterans by War

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Renton Veterans by Age

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Renton Veterans by Race

Renton Veterans by Education

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9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Renton Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Renton Employment by Age

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Renton Employment by Race

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Renton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.38%

Born in Renton

72.20%

Native Born

27.80%

Foreign Born

12.45%

Non Citizen

15.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.20% of Renton residents were born in the United States, with 41.38% having been born in Washington. 12.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Renton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Renton Population by Year