Monroe, WA 98272 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98272: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monroe, WA 98272

Not Acceptable, USPS
Novelty, WA 98272

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,249
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,237
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 778
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.857, Longitude -121.938
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Monroe, WA 98272 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,766
Population in Households 27,219
Population in Familes 22,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,547
Population Density1 246
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,431
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 6,915
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,812 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,619 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 623 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $339,071
Average Home Value $397,809


Median Household Income $78,594
Average Household Income $92,602
Per Capita Income $32,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 1.06%
Households 0.67% 1.11%
Families 0.6% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monroe, WA 98272 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98272 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 85th
Population Density1 # 245 58th
Diversity Index2 # 193 67th
Median Household Income # 67 89th
Per Capita Income # 168 71st

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