Monroe, WA Population

Population: 13,795. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,653 (+13.5% change)
Males: 7,711 (55.9%), Females: 6,084 (44.1%)

Snohomish County

Zip code: 98272

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $50,390
Median house value: $181,400

Races in Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.9%)
  • Hispanic (9.7%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.1%), English (9.8%), Irish (9.5%), Norwegian (4.9%), Swedish (3.3%), United States (3.1%).

Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 5.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

8.8% Foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,748 (+128.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Monroe:

  • VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL (14701 179TH SE/PO BOX 646)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:

  • GROUP HEALTH EASTSIDE HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; REDMOND, WA)
  • EVERGREEN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; KIRKLAND, WA)
  • FAIRFAX HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; KIRKLAND, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:

  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 20 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 32 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 37 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:

  • FIRSTAIR FIELD (about 1 miles; MONROE, WA; Abbreviation: W16)
  • HARVEY FIELD (about 9 miles; SNOHOMISH, WA; Abbreviation: S43)
  • SKY HARBOR (about 15 miles; SULTAN, WA; Abbreviation: S86)
Amtrak station:
MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; KIRKLAND, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,328)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,007)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,526)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)

Schools

Public high schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,251; Location: 17001 TESTER RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEADERS IN LEARNING (Students: 109; Location: 639 1/2 W MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONROE TRANSITION CENTER (Students: 12; Location: 200 E FREMONT; Grades: 12 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 947; Location: 1408 W MAIN ST.; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 743; Location: 351 SHORT COLUMBIA ST.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • SALEM WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location: 12802 WAGNER RD.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FRANK WAGNER ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 115 DICKINSON RD.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SKY VALLEY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 475; Location: 17072 TYE ST. SE, BLDG. B; Grades: 01 – 12)
  • FRANK WAGNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 639 W MAIN ST.; Grades: 05 – 07)
  • MONROE SPECIAL ED PRESCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 200 E FREMONT; Grades: PK – PK)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 17072 TYE ST. SE, BLDG. B; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • OUT OF DISTRICT SPECIAL ED (Students: 6; Location: 200 E FREMONT; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 1009 W MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LITTLE DOVES PRESCHOOL AND KIN (Students: 127; Location: 202 DICKINSON ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MONROE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 18425 N HIGH ROCK RD; Grades: KG – 4)
  • SKY VALLEY SDA SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 200 ACADEMY WAY; Grades: 1 – 8)