Renton was announced as the eighth largest city in Washington state during the July 16 City Council meeting.
“The city continues to grow,” Robert Harrison, Renton’s chief administrative officer, said at the meeting.
According to Office of Financial Management’s latest population totals, Renton currently has 104,000 residents. This is up from last year’s estimated 102,700 residents.
Renton has remained the eighth largest city since 2010, and is the fourth largest city in King County.
The city also had the fifth highest population jump out of the eight largest cities, which include Seattle, Kent, Everett, Bellevue, Spokane, Tacoma and Vancouver.