Renton is located Southeast of Seattle. Condos for sale in Renton include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Renton is located Southeast of Seattle and just South of Bellevue. The city is best known for being the long-time headquarters of the Boeing Company, which still has limited operations here. With a population of 91,000, the city is fairly large but still maintains a smaller town feel in its historic downtown district. New developments like the Renton Landing have brought more modern dining and entertainment options to the area, as well as a larger contingency of new condos available near Lake Washington. Most of Renton is comprised of fairly affordable residential neighborhoods interspersed with small retail districts serving the local residents.
Renton has a population of 98,499, the median age is 35.8, the percentage of Families w/ Kids under 18 is 49%, and it's part of King County. Renton's livability score is 71/100, which is considered excellent. It ranked #217 city in Washington. Renton's Cost of Living is 16% higher than Washington's (37% more expensive than the US average). For Renton Employment, the Median household income is $66,050 (19% higher than the US average), the Income per capita is $33,762 (13% higher than the US average), and the Unemployment rate is 4% (20% lower than the US average). For Renton Real Estate, the Median home value is $313,500, the Median rent price is $1,248, and the homeownership is 52%. The top-rated schools in Renton are Briarwood Elementary School (KG-5), Maple Hills Elementary School (KG-5), H.O.M.E. Program (KG-12), Apollo Elementary School (PK-5), Ridgewood Elementary School (PK-6), Liberty Sr High School (9-12), Maywood Middle School (6-8), and Maplewood Heights Elementary School (KG-5).
Renton offers many tourist attractions that provide fun for everyone. Renton has a lakeside park named Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park at 1201 Lake Washington Blvd N. It offers swimming areas, boat launches, walking trails, tennis courts, picnic areas, and a great view of Lake Washington. There are nearby lakefront restaurants such as Water's Table-Renton Restaurant, Ivar's Seafood Bar, Kidd Valley, and Dock and Drink. Cedar River Trail Park at 901 Nishiwaki Ln is also perfect for picnics and fishing. The arts theaters in the city are Renton Civic Theatre, Renton Carco Theatre in Cedar River Park, and IKEA Performing Arts Center. They showcase musical performances, dramatic plays, comedy shows, stand-up shows, and other entertainments in the city. To see all new condo listings in Renton, visit SeattleCondo.com.
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