Renton, Washington

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Renton, Washington
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Location of Renton in King County and Washington
Location of Renton in
King County and Washington
Renton, Washington is located in the United States
Renton, Washington
Renton, Washington
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 47°29′12″N 122°11′43″W / 47.48667°N 122.19528°W / 47.48667; -122.19528Coordinates: 47°29′12″N 122°11′43″W / 47.48667°N 122.19528°W / 47.48667; -122.19528
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyKing
Government
 • MayorDenis Law
Area
 • Total23.54 sq mi (60.97 km2)
 • Land23.12 sq mi (59.88 km2)
 • Water0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
Elevation
46–410 ft (14–125 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total90,927
 • Estimate 
(2015)[1]
100,242
 • RankUS: 304th
 • Density3,932.8/sq mi (1,518.5/km2)
 City Proper
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
98055–98059
Area code(s)425
FIPS code53-57745
GNIS feature ID1512599[2]
Websitewww.rentonwa.gov

Renton is a city in King County, Washington, United States. It is 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Seattle, Washington. Renton is on the southeast shore of Lake Washington. At the 2000 census, 50,052 people lived there. As of April 1, 2008, there were about 78,780 people.[3] The number of people increased a lot because of the addition[4] of the Benson Hill communities directly southeast of the city. According to the data from the Office of Financial Management, Renton is the 11th largest city in Washington, and 5th largest in King County.[3]

Based on per capita income, Renton ranks 100th of 522 areas ranked in the state of Washington.[5]

Notable residents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 13, 2016.
  2. "Renton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
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