Renton, WA 98059 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98059: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Renton, WA 98059

Acceptable Alternative
Newcastle, WA 98059

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 268
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,151
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,637
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.483, Longitude -122.13
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Renton, WA 98059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,535
Daytime Population: Workers 5,109
Daytime Population: Residents 19,542
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 39,402
Population in Familes 33,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 2,013
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $94,383
Average Household Income $120,431
Per Capita Income $42,146


Total Housing Units 14,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,602 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,196 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $425,000
Average Home Value $491,120


Total Households 13,798
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 10,350
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.12% 1.82%
Households 1.79% 1.65%
Families 1.84% 1.67%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Renton, WA 98059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98059 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 39 94th
Population Density # 124 79th
Diversity Index # 99 83rd
Median Household Income # 39 94th
Per Capita Income # 74 88th

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