Monroe, Washington

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Population in 2019: 19,776 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.4%
Males: 11,335  (57.3%)
Females: 8,441  (42.7%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98272.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $88,441 (it was $50,390 in 2000)
Monroe:

$88,441
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,951 (it was $18,912 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $418,656 (it was $181,400 in 2000)
Monroe:

$418,656
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $420,879; detached houses: $428,589; townhouses or other attached units: $354,256; in 2-unit structures: $280,130; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,380; mobile homes: $136,361

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,459.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe: 115.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.5% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monroe, WA (2019)
    • 12,51764.5%White alone
    • 3,83019.7%Hispanic
    • 1,1876.1%Two or more races
    • 9254.8%Black alone
    • 5592.9%Asian alone
    • 1500.8%American Indian alone
    • 1290.7%Other race alone
    • 400.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Washington as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monroe is 1,690 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Monroe by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(81.6)
0
(0.0)
7
(41.8)
11
(63.0)
9
(51.1)
6
(34.1)
2
(11.3)
11
(62.6)
4
(22.4)
8
(44.3)
10
(54.8)
16
(86.0)
17
(89.5)
15
(76.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(44.0)
10
(60.6)
11
(65.6)
10
(57.3)
5
(28.4)
5
(28.4)
5
(28.3)
7
(39.9)
11
(61.7)
16
(88.7)
6
(32.9)
6
(32.3)
6
(31.6)
1
(5.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(188.4)
17
(103.0)
36
(214.7)
38
(217.7)
35
(198.7)
21
(119.5)
47
(266.1)
48
(273.3)
47
(263.7)
43
(238.3)
44
(241.1)
47
(252.7)
46
(242.1)
41
(208.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
83
(521.3)
116
(702.8)
64
(381.8)
81
(464.0)
79
(448.6)
79
(449.5)
98
(554.8)
92
(523.9)
64
(359.0)
55
(304.8)
73
(400.1)
33
(177.5)
50
(263.1)
58
(295.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
432
(2,713)
425
(2,575)
347
(2,070)
386
(2,211)
391
(2,220)
379
(2,156)
339
(1,919)
446
(2,540)
563
(3,158)
615
(3,408)
516
(2,828)
339
(1,823)
377
(1,984)
449
(2,287)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(565.3)
74
(448.3)
51
(304.2)
62
(355.1)
74
(420.2)
56
(318.6)
34
(192.5)
79
(449.8)
71
(398.3)
82
(454.4)
47
(257.6)
49
(263.5)
31
(163.1)
52
(264.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(56.5)
1
(6.1)
4
(23.9)
4
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.4)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.4)
6
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.3)
3
(15.3)
City-Data.com crime index319.0226.8241.8260.5254.3214.3213.1302.4272.5314.8263.7235.5240.3248.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Monroe, WA

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: European (9.3%), German (8.0%), English (5.8%), American (5.7%), Irish (5.1%), Norwegian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 5.78 square miles.

Population density: 3,424 people per square mile   (average).

Monroe, Washington map

2,140 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

11.0%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,884 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,443 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 47.86 N, Longitude: 121.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,394 (+7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,531 (30.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Monroe, WA in 2019

Property values in Monroe, WA

Monroe satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Monroe, WA
Historical housing units in Monroe, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,748 (+128.1%).
Most common industries in Monroe, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Monroe, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Monroe, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Monroe, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00472. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00472
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1247% 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 Monroe 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, 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 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
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
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 (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 17, Mudslides: 14, Landslides: 10, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

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:

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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)

Public high schools in Monroe:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 147, Location: 1009 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONROE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 107, Location: 733 VILLAGE WAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • SKY VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 200 ACADEMY WAY, Grades: 2-8)
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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Monroe:

Marital status in Monroe, WA
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Monroe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monroe, WA (based on Snohomish County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
Washington:

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
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Snohomish County:

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

14.3%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monroe:

45.2%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Monroe:

9.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monroe:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.6%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Monroe:

57.5%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Monroe:

80.9%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monroe, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$260,116$97,5440$0
Other and Unallocable 22$146,079$79,6796$450
Water Supply 15$91,165$72,9320$0
Police - Other 10$62,824$75,3890$0
Financial Administration 9$65,009$86,6790$0
Parks and Recreation 8$49,688$74,5320$0
Sewerage 6$43,228$86,4560$0
Streets and Highways 3$18,008$72,0320$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,357$74,1428$3,125
Judicial and Legal 2$12,989$77,9341$2,551
Totals for Government 109$761,463$83,83115$6,126

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,328,000 ($269.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $639,000 ($32.31)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,000 ($0.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,726,000 ($340.11)
    Sewerage: $4,817,000 ($243.58)
    Water Utilities: $3,547,000 ($179.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,958,000 ($149.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,334,000 ($67.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,134,000 ($57.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $822,000 ($41.57)
    Financial Administration: $734,000 ($37.12)
    Regular Highways: $657,000 ($33.22)
    General - Other: $390,000 ($19.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $342,000 ($17.29)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000 ($40.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $600,000 ($30.34)
    Other - General - Other: $392,000 ($19.82)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $371,000 ($18.76)
    Other - Sewerage: $276,000 ($13.96)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($7.03)
    Other - Police Protection: $17,000 ($0.86)
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.25)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,767,000 ($190.48)
    Sewerage: $2,958,000 ($149.58)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,537,000 ($482.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($10.87)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,460,000 ($377.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,326,000 ($168.18)
    Sewerage: $1,627,000 ($82.27)
    Other: $1,510,000 ($76.36)
    Regular Highways: $396,000 ($20.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($2.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($1.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,206,000 ($111.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $307,000 ($15.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($1.26)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,465,000 ($276.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,395,000 ($121.11)
    Other: $1,698,000 ($85.86)
    General Local Government Support: $234,000 ($11.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $209,000 ($10.57)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,194,000 ($262.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,267,000 ($114.63)
    Property: $2,036,000 ($102.95)
    Other License: $1,591,000 ($80.45)
    Other: $1,059,000 ($53.55)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $948,000 ($47.94)
    Amusements Sales: $162,000 ($8.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($4.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $48,000 ($2.43)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,753,000 ($1909.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,114,000 ($1674.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,537,000 ($330.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,899,000 ($96.03)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,435,000 ($72.56)

7.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($509 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  3.60% ($71,246 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($51,452)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($53,679)


6.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($842 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  2.37% ($69,312 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.26% ($53,690)
to Skagit County, WA  0.22% ($58,281)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $72,316,000Total costs
  • 205,083Total average daily traffic
  • 17,628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 287,684Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monroe, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, WA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (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: 277 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (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 in Monroe, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monroe, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 60. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 129 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monroe, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.4%), and Outside Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monroe, WA
    • 48247.4%Structure Fires
    • 35334.7%Outside Fires
    • 12812.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 545.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monroe, WA
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monroe, WA
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Monroe compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Monroe on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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