Renton, Washington Population 2020

102,153

Renton, Washington's estimated population is 102,153 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Renton, Washington is the 8th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4362.52 people/mi² (1684.37 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 35 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.7 males.

The median income for households in Renton, Washington is $, while the mean household income is $.

Renton Wa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Renton Wa was:

  • White: 48.89%
  • Asian: 23.41%
  • Black or African American: 10.06%
  • Other race: 7.73%
  • Two or more races: 7.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.47%

How Many People Live in Renton, Washington?

102,153
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018102,153460.05%
2017102,1074690.46%
2016101,6381,0671.06%
2015100,5711,8621.89%
201498,7091,5261.57%
201397,1831,1591.21%
201296,0241,8441.96%
201194,1801,8351.99%
201092,34542,2936.32%
200050,0528,3641.85%
199041,68810,6573.00%
198031,0315,1531.83%
197025,8787,4253.44%
196018,4532,4141.41%
195016,03911,55113.58%
19404,4884261.00%
19304,0627612.10%
19203,3015611.88%
19102,7400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,40248.89%
Asian23,65423.41%
Black or African American10,16510.06%
Some Other Race7,8157.73%
Two or More Races7,6017.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,9421.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native4750.47%

Renton Wa Population Pyramid 2020

Renton Wa Median Age

36


Total

35


Male

36.8


Female

Renton Wa Adults

There are 78,673 adults, (10,743 of whom are seniors) in Renton Wa.

Renton Wa Age Dependency

48.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Renton Wa Sex Ratio

Female

50,354

49.83%

Male

50,700

50.17%

Renton Wa Households and Families

Renton Wa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Renton Wa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
All51.7%48.3%
Female40.9%59.1%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Male35.8%64.2%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,0302.5751.7
Married16,9913.3167.9
Non Family14,5851.3639.1
Female4,9483.340.9
Male2,5063.1335.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Renton Wa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5044.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,9824.21%
High School Graduate15,74422.23%
Some College15,35821.69%
Associates Degree7,66610.82%
Bachelors Degree18,19225.69%
Graduate Degree7,37510.41%

Renton Wa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,23533,90913,605
Asian16,89714,7737,103
Hispanic7,7615,3291,313
Black6,6406,1812,228
Other Race4,4602,455402
Multiple Races3,5783,4761,331
Islander1,1131,096222
Native American39532167

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,659$51,674$38,798
Less Than High School$30,652$34,412$23,238
High School Grad$35,172$39,867$27,404
Some College$41,183$48,827$36,357
Bachelors Degree$60,431$68,566$51,754
Graduate Degree$73,824$94,426$61,289

$45,659

Average Earnings

$51,674

Average Male

$38,798

Average Female

Renton Wa Language

Renton Wa Language by Age

Renton Wa Language

63.23% of Renton Wa residents speak only English, while 36.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.26% of the population.

Renton Wa Poverty

Renton Wa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,9233,4647.71%
Black10,0991,83918.21%
Hispanic13,9721,79212.83%
Asian23,5661,5526.59%
Multiple7,5981,20015.79%
Other7,75190111.62%
Islander1,92752227.09%
Native47511824.84%

9.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

10.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Renton Wa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Renton Wa is Islander, with 27.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Renton Wa is Asian, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.47%
High School13.25%
Some College8.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.72%
Male Unemployed23.22%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed4.28%

Renton Wa Income

Renton Wa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,756$94,808
Families$83,967$105,447
Married Families$104,506$122,507
Non Families$56,729$69,982

Renton Wa Marital Status

Renton Wa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Renton Wa Married by Age and Sex

Renton Wa 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 Wa Marital Status by Race

Renton Wa Veterans

5,259

Number of Veterans

4,892

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,490
Second Gulf War1,147
First Gulf War976
Korea325
World War II263

Renton Wa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8589.39%
Black6628.45%
Asian3792.04%
Hispanic2242.47%
2 or More1884.49%
Hawaiian796.27%
Other711.36%
Indian224.63%

Renton Wa Veterans by Education

11.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Renton Wa Employment Status

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Renton Wa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.11%

Born in Washington

71.33%

Native Born

28.67%

Foreign Born

13.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.33% of Renton Wa residents were born in the United States, with 41.11% having been born in Washington. 13.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.