Renton, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,699 housing units in Renton. This represents a 18% growth from 19,243 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,695 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 4 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Renton is about 50.4%. Renton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Renton were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.20%
One Bedroom22.20%
Two Bedrooms32%
Three Bedrooms28.10%
Four Bedrooms10.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$183,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$175,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$816

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage9.10%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage61.50%
Debt Free22.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%