Monroe, Washington

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Population in 2013: 17,724 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.5%
Males: 9,797  (55.3%)
Females: 7,927  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98272.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,267 (it was $50,390 in 2000)
Monroe:

$66,267
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,894 (it was $18,912 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $242,018 (it was $181,400 in 2000)
Monroe:

$242,018
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $294,235; Detached houses: $320,538; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,468; In 2-unit structures: $239,599; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,463; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,474; Mobile homes: $100,745; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,599

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,146.

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  • Races in Monroe, WA (2013)

    Monroe races chart
    • 12,39969.1%White alone
    • 3,40519.0%Hispanic
    • 8314.6%Asian alone
    • 7404.1%Black alone
    • 4612.6%Two or more races
    • 1240.7%American Indian alone
    • 320.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.03%Other race alone

Races in Monroe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monroe: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.8%), Norwegian (5.3%), United States (4.7%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 5.78 square miles.

Population density: 3,069 people per square mile   (average).

Monroe,WA real estate house value index trend

Monroe, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2,040 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

11.4%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Washington as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Monroe to the number of sex offenders is 8,752 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,616 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,676 (1.2%)

Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (12.3 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (18.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (970.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Monroe North, WA (1.3 miles ), Chain Lake, WA (1.8 miles ), High Bridge, WA (2.1 miles ), Woods Creek, WA (2.2 miles ), Cathcart, WA (2.4 miles ), Three Lakes, WA (2.4 miles ), Echo Lake, WA (2.4 miles ), Snohomish, WA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 173 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1998: 187 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1999: 195 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2000: 143 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 156 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 188 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2004: 209 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2005: 210 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2006: 151 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2007: 105 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $320,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.86 N, Longitude: 121.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,431 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,958 (26.5%)

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution

Property values in Monroe, WA


Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 11010101111
per 100,000 6.86.70.06.30.06.00.05.75.75.75.7
Rapes 54713071196211
per 100,000 34.126.745.581.60.041.863.051.134.111.362.6
Robberies 55371011105557
per 100,000 34.133.419.544.060.665.657.328.428.428.339.9
Assaults 1616163017363835214748
per 100,000 109.0106.9104.0188.4103.0214.7217.7198.7119.5266.1273.3
Burglaries 56376983116648179799892
per 100,000 381.4247.1448.5521.3702.8381.8464.0448.6449.5554.8523.9
Thefts 274375460432425347386391379339446
per 100,000 1,866.22,504.52,990.32,713.22,575.02,069.92,211.02,220.12,156.51,919.02,539.6
Auto thefts 6154869074516274563479
per 100,000 415.5360.6559.1565.3448.3304.2355.1420.2318.6192.5449.8
Arson 14391440222
per 100,000 6.826.719.556.56.123.922.90.011.411.311.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.4) 211.9217.0264.3325.8231.7247.0266.0259.8218.9217.6308.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,748 (+128.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Monroe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Monroe, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from Monroe center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from Monroe center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Snohomish County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Birthplace of: Chuck Close - Artist, Ben Dragavon - Soccer player, Eric Holmback - Professional wrestler, Vicki Walker - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Monroe:

  • VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 14701 179TH SE)
  • MONROE CONVALESCENT CENTER (1355 W. MAIN ST.)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT MONROE (1355 WEST MAIN STREET)

Airports located in Monroe:

See details about airports located in Monroe, WA

Amtrak station:

MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 12 miles; Bothell, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 12 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 14 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Everett Community College (about 15 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 16 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 19 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 20 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 1009 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONROE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 733 VILLAGE WAY; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SUNSHINE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 77; Location: 23515 OLD OWEN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SKY VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 200 ACADEMY WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Monroe

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Monroe Jr. High is 7th and 8th grade only - Not 7-12.
  • Monroe recently reassigned schools. Now all elementary schools are K-5, there are three 6-8 middle schools, and the high school has grades 9-12. The Monroe School District has many programs for alternative education.

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Notable locations in Monroe: Monroe Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Holland America Nursery (B), Regency Care Center at Monroe (C), City of Monroe Fire Department Fire Station 2 (D), Snohomish County Fire Protection District 3 Station 31 Headquarters (E), Monroe Historical Society Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Monroe Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Woods Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Monroe include: Skykomish River Centennial Park (1), Al Borlin Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: FastTrax Indoor Raceway Inc (Arcades & Amusements; 17072 Tye St SE).

Hotels: Best Western Baron Inn (19233 Highway 2), Brookside Motel (19930 State Route 2), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Monroe (19103 Highway 2), Fairground Inn (18950 State Route 2), Monroe Motel (20310 Old Owen Road).

Snohomish County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00442. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00442
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe and their reported violations in the past:

BIG BEND LANDOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 377, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 46 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for American Indian residents, 8.7% for other race residents, 0.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 2,463 people in state prisons
  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
1,792 people in state prisons in 2000
203 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Monroe, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Monroe compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • Columbia State Bank: Monroe Branch at 19500 Highway 2, branch established on 1986/09/02. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Washington Federal: Monroe Branch at 19265 State Route 2, branch established on 1968/07/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 18751 State Route 2, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Monroe Branch at 19387 Service Road #2, branch established on 1992/11/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Monroe Branch at 214 East Main St., branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Monroe Branch at 19917 Old Owen Road, branch established on 1943/10/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 201 West Main Street, branch established on 1995/06/05. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 19501 State Rte 2, branch established on 1979/11/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Coastal Community Bank: Monroe Branch at 19351 Hwy 2, branch established on 2001/06/11. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $297.1 mil, Deposits: $264.2 mil, headquarters in Everett, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Washington:

  • Best Western Baron Inn, 19233 Hwy 2, Monroe, WA 98272 , Phone: (360) 794-3111, Fax: (360) 794-0179
  • Guesthouse Inn & Suites, 19103 Hwy 2, Monroe, WA 98272 , Phone: (360) 863-1900, Fax: (360) 863-1901
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Washington average:

11.4

Monroe travel time to work - commute Monroe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monroe city (based on Snohomish County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,354327
Catholic75,39316
Other34,27090
Mainline Protestant21,64271
Orthodox1,9436
Black Protestant4064
None494,327-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Snohomish County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Snohomish County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$39,757$68,1550$0
Other Government Administration 6$39,165$78,33014$5,700
Police Protection - Officers 31$215,082$83,2580$0
Police - Other 10$54,688$65,6260$0
Streets and Highways 11$63,469$69,2390$0
Sewerage 7$41,274$70,7550$0
Parks and Recreation 8$46,426$69,6390$0
Water Supply 19$100,690$63,5940$0
Other and Unallocable 5$26,296$63,1100$0
Totals for Government 104$626,847$72,32914$5,700

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $6,078,000 ($342.92)
    Regular Highways: $1,717,000 ($96.87)
    Water Utilities: $484,000 ($27.31)
    General: $449,000 ($25.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($2.88)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($2.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,023,000 ($170.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,476,000 ($83.28)
    Sewerage: $1,364,000 ($76.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,156,000 ($65.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,147,000 ($64.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $898,000 ($50.67)
    Central Staff Services: $834,000 ($47.05)
    Regular Highways: $513,000 ($28.94)
    General - Other: $467,000 ($26.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $226,000 ($12.75)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $299,000 ($16.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $1,313,000 ($74.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $279,000 ($15.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($6.49)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($6.15)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($4.12)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($3.72)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,219,000 ($294.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $380,000 ($21.44)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,107,000 ($118.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,879,000 ($106.01)
    All Other: $611,000 ($34.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($1.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $102,000 ($5.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $1,130,000 ($63.76)
    Interest Earnings: $703,000 ($39.66)
    Rents: $449,000 ($25.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $303,000 ($17.10)
    Special Assessments: $188,000 ($10.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,871,000 ($105.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $423,000 ($23.87)
    All Other: $257,000 ($14.50)
    General Support: $117,000 ($6.60)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,009,000 ($169.77)
    Property: $2,192,000 ($123.67)
    Public Utilities: $994,000 ($56.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $621,000 ($35.04)
    NEC: $332,000 ($18.73)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,493,000 ($535.60)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,991,000 ($281.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $11,500,000 ($648.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,363,000 ($76.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,815,000 ($835.87)
    Water Utilities: $8,801,000 ($496.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $692,000 ($39.04)
    Other, NEC: $313,000 ($17.66)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,720,000 ($604.83)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,492,000 ($140.60)

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.73% ($47,962 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($38,259)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($42,002)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.52% ($46,693 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($39,504)
to Skagit County, WA  0.16% ($38,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 115m377ftTotal length
  • $65,791,000Total costs
  • 136,584Total average daily traffic
  • 12,782Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monroe, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, WA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 76 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monroe)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$247,04223$215,383206$228,9916$120,0721$904,54010$207,7473$237,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$201,1931$288,78021$245,2471$147,6901$803,6701$100,7800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$277,4114$224,05366$256,3655$206,9000$07$232,8101$264,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$226,7104$207,33558$263,3362$288,3900$02$197,2551$139,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$293,3493$164,9100$01$424,9000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.03 , 0522.04, 0522.05, 0522.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$234,9553$336,257
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$268,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$153,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.03 , 0522.04, 0522.05, 0522.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 129
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Service Call: 48
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Monroe

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, WA
Businesses in Monroe, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Staples1
GNC1Starbucks4
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jack In The Box1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS6
Kroger2Vons1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1
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