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Average rent in Renton, WA

$2,196/mo Renton, WA average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Renton, WA is $2,196.

Renton, WA apartment rent ranges

About 34% of apartment rents in Renton, WA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 60% of apartments. Around 4% of Renton’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Renton, WA rent trends

Getting around in Renton, WA

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 13, Bike Score®: 24

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Renton, WA last updated?

Prices and availability in Renton, WA were last updated on 28 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Renton, WA?

The best apartments in Renton, WA are: Copper Ridge Apartments, Second and Main, Metropolitan Collection Apartments, Metropolitan Place Apartments and Honey Creek.

What is the average rent in Renton, WA?

The average rent in Renton, WA is $2,154. Start your search for apartments in Renton, WA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Renton, WA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Renton, WA is between $1,307 and $4,902. View all studio apartments in Renton, WA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA is between $1,399 and $5,040. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Renton, WA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA is between $1,683 and $9,555. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Renton, WA is between $1,525 and $11,585. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Renton, WA.

What type of rental buildings are in Renton, WA?

In Renton, 47% of the residents are renting compared to 53% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 22% of Renton’s rentals, 57% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 20% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Renton, WA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Renton are about 31 years old, on average. Of these, 30% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 38% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 20% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Renton, WA?

Rental apartments in Renton come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 6% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 43% of all rentals in Renton. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Renton, WA

Along the pristinely beautiful shores of Lake Washington is the small and neighborly town of Renton, Washington. It’s considered an “inner ring” suburb of Seattle because it’s only 11 miles from the epicenter of that downtown area. Located in King County, renters have access to an above-average schools and gorgeous parks. What’s more, the area has long been an important part of salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Green spaces like Heritage Park, Cedar River Trail Park and Riverview Park have many hiking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds for families to enjoy. There are also beach parks with waterfront places, such as Kennydale Beach Park and Newcastle Beach Park. The local restaurant scene is very diverse with options in cuisine that range from ethnic foods, vegan choices and American standards.

Renting in Renton, WA

Renting in Renton is a breeze, as there is an equal number of renters and homeowners throughout the area. The apartment communities are spread all throughout the city and most of them have easy access to Interstate 405 or Interstate 5. Renton also includes several high-rise apartment buildings, mainly in the downtown area, while some luxury buildings are closest to the lake in the northernmost part of town. No matter what type of community you’re looking for, Renton has it. Renters have access to top-notch amenities in each apartment community, including pools that are open during the summer, dog parks, fitness centers and walking trails.

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Renton, WA demographics

Renton, WA has a population of 105,313 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 52,680 of Renton’s residents are women and 52,633 are men. The median age of those who live in Renton, WA is 36.2.

Shopping in Renton, WA

The Landing, Renton Village and the Village Square Shopping Center are all strip mall-type complexes that have chain stores and grocery shopping. There is also a Walmart Supercenter right off of Interstate 405. Renters who want to shop locally have access to a string of boutique-style shops, galleries and restaurants throughout Renton’s downtown area. In order to visit a large indoor mall, renters usually head to Seattle to the Westfield Southcenter, a supermall with more than 200 stores and a large IMAX movie theater. Shopping at Westfield Southcenter is a breeze, since it’s located just 10 minutes away via the interstate. So, no matter what you may need, the bonus of living so close to the city of Seattle can’t be beaten. For grocery stores in Renton renters typically head to Safeways, Albertsons, QFC and the California Market Renton.

Renton, WA households

  • 25,179 Family
    14,832 Non-family
  • 12,682 Children
    27,329 No Children
  • 40,011Total Number of Households
  • 2.62Average People Per Household
  • $84,374Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 40,011 households in Renton, WA. 25,179 are family households and 14,832 are non-family households. There are 12,682 households with children in Renton and 27,329 households without children. On average, about 2.62 people live in a household in Renton, WA.

Transportation in Renton, WA

Renton is quite walkable — especially in the south, north and downtown areas — but renters often use their cars to get around or commute to Seattle or other nearby cities for work. For renters who don’t own a car, the King County Metro and the Sound Transit Express Bus that goes into Seattle services the area with affordable public transportation. In addition, rideshare operators like Uber and Lyft are widely available in the area. The Renton Municipal Airport is located about one mile from downtown Renton. It offers mainly charter flights and even has a water dock for floatplanes. For more widespread air travel, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is only around 7 miles away, offering both domestic and international flights.

Renton, WA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Renton, WA is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 27% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 10% have an Associate Degree, 21% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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