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East Renton Highlands, Washington - Basic Facts

The East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 12,122 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 12,122
Daytime Population: Workers 1,187
Daytime Population: Residents 6,136
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 12,106
Population in Familes 10,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 1,081
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $96,961
Average Household Income $120,706
Per Capita Income $42,245


Total Housing Units 4,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,859 (86.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 496 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $417,237
Average Home Value $471,916


Total Households 4,355
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 3,448
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 1.33% 1.54%
Households 1.12% 1.39%
Families 1.24% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

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, 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 # 101 84th
Population Density # 275 56th
Diversity Index # 210 67th
Median Household Income # 57 91st
Per Capita Income # 88 86th

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