A photographer walks along a dock at dusk by the water in Renton, WA.

Courtesy of Cara VSAngel under a CC 4.0 license.

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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 39
Demographics 67
Economy 71
Education 65
Health 67
Housing 61
Infrastructure 48

#66. Renton, WA

Located just southeast of downtown Seattle is the suburb of Renton, which lines the southeast shore of Lake Washington. The city is best known for assembling Boeing 737 commercial airplanes, while other key industries are information technology and service companies. The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks have a training facility in Renton, and residents have access to quality of life conveniences like Valley Medical Center and an acclaimed Renton School District No. 403. See where Renton ranked on the 2015 Best Places to Live list. 

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