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: 1,254
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,423
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 777
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 30,229
Daytime Population: Workers 12,616
Daytime Population: Residents 14,917
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 27,622
Population in Familes 23,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,607
Population Density2 250
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $80,516
Average Household Income $96,064
Per Capita Income $33,235


Total Housing Units 10,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,859 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,669 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $342,523
Average Home Value $395,983


Total Households 9,528
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 6,966
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 1.05%
Households 0.84% 1.09%
Families 0.76% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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, 2017 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 # 89 85th
Population Density # 251 57th
Diversity Index # 192 67th
Median Household Income # 73 88th
Per Capita Income # 184 69th

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