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East Renton Highlands, Washington - Basic Facts

The East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 11,840 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for East Renton Highlands is located at latitude 47.4848 and longitude -122.1123 in King County. The formal boundaries for the East Renton Highlands Census Designated Place 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.


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East Renton Highlands, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,840 (100%)
Population in Households 11,826 (99.9%)
Population in Families 10,360 (87.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 14 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,060
Diversity Index2 50
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $114,774
Average Household Income $143,180
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $49,505
Wealth Index5 212
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 4,334 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,782 (87.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 446 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $545,147
Average Home Value $631,974
Housing Affordability Index3 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,228
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 3,374
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.92% 1.2%
Households 0.71% 1.05%
Families 0.87% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
Owner Occupied HU   1.14%

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

The table below compares East Renton Highlands to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 108 83rd
Population Density # 283 55th
Median Household Income # 55 91st
Housing Affordability Index # 252 40th
Per Capita Income # 86 86th
Diversity Index # 199 68th

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