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East Renton Highlands, Washington
Location of East Renton Highlands, Washington
Location of East Renton Highlands, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County King
 • Total 11.4 sq mi (29.5 km2)
 • Land 11.3 sq mi (29.3 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
525 ft (160 m)
 • Total 11,140
 • Density 984/sq mi (380.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code 53-19857
GNIS feature ID 1867606

East Renton Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States, located between Issaquah and Renton. The population was 11,140 at the 2010 census.


East Renton Highlands is located at 47°28′52″N 122°7′7″W / 47.48111°N 122.11861°W / 47.48111; -122.11861 (47.481022, -122.118605).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.7 square miles (32.8 km²), of which, 12.6 square miles (32.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.71%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 12,033
1990 13,218 9.8%
2000 13,264 0.3%
2010 11,140 −16.0%

As of the census of 2000, there were 13,264 people, 4,668 households, and 3,743 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,055.1 people per square mile (407.4/km2). There were 4,760 housing units at an average density of 378.6/sq mi (146.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.76% White, 1.46% African American, 0.86% Native American, 3.10% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 2.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.43% of the population.

There were 4,668 households, out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 14.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $65,268, and the median income for a family was $65,855. Males had a median income of $50,149 versus $33,917 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,089. About 3.2% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

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