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East Renton Highlands, Washington - Basic Facts

The East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 11,753 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for East Renton Highlands is located at latitude 47.4738 and longitude -122.0885 in King County. The formal boundaries for the East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 518 feet.

The East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408034) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place is located within Seattle East Division of King County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Renton Highlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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East Renton Highlands, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,753
Population in Households 11,738
Population in Familes 10,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,048
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 4,206
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 3,329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,727 (86.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 480 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $400,693
Average Home Value $465,593


Median Household Income $93,319
Average Household Income $113,155
Per Capita Income $39,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 1.54%
Households 0.74% 1.4%
Families 0.87% 1.41%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Renton Highlands, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Renton Highlands to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 84th
Population Density1 # 282 55th
Diversity Index2 # 211 67th
Median Household Income # 57 91st
Per Capita Income # 87 86th

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