Monroe, Washington Population 2020

20,205

Monroe is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 20,205, it is the 58th largest city in Washington and the 1828th largest city in the United States. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 2.13% annually and its population has increased by 16.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,304 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Monroe has a population density of 3,315 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroe is $91,704 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,309 per month, and the median house value is $317,100. The median age in Monroe is 33.7 years, 34.3 years for males, and 32.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 122.3 males.

Monroe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroe was:

  • White: 80.34%
  • Two or more races: 6.87%
  • Other race: 5.99%
  • Black or African American: 3.31%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Monroe, Washington is 20,205, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,363.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,304.

Monroe, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,86680.34%
Two or More Races1,2716.87%
Some Other Race1,1095.99%
Black or African American6123.31%
Asian4052.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native2111.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.16%

Monroe Population Pyramid 2020

Monroe Median Age

33.7


Total

34.3


Male

32.9


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 13,866 adults, (1,526 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

8,324

44.99%

Male

10,179

55.01%

Monroe Households and Families

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All63.1%36.9%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male38.7%61.3%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5052.9563.1
Married2,9593.5176.3
Non Family1,5311.448.1
Female5893.5453.3
Male4263.8138.7

3.44

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6565.34%
9th to 12th Grade7706.27%
High School Graduate3,41227.77%
Some College3,62929.54%
Associates Degree1,0348.42%
Bachelors Degree2,01616.41%
Graduate Degree7696.26%

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8528,3532,257
Hispanic1,8971,107207
Multiple Races65155899
Other Race603395141
Black44939811
Asian364361162
Native American13411828
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,222$47,752$33,493
Less Than High School$22,273$23,258$13,750
High School Grad$31,571$33,292$30,291
Some College$44,949$50,327$39,095
Bachelors Degree$57,593$80,430$45,560
Graduate Degree$71,250$82,924$53,929

$41,222

Average Earnings

$47,752

Average Male

$33,493

Average Female

Monroe Language

Monroe Language by Age

Monroe Language

80.49% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 19.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.16% of the population.

Monroe Poverty

Monroe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7436405.45%
Hispanic3,06849116.00%
Other1,08522720.92%
Multiple95810310.75%
Black2383414.29%
Native162169.88%
Asian35971.95%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

7.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Other, with 20.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Asian, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.25%
Some College6.60%
High School6.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.31%
Female Unemployed14.72%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Employed3.72%

Monroe Income

Monroe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,661$91,704
Families$89,892$101,186
Married Families$101,681-
Non Families$52,850$60,383

Monroe Marital Status

Monroe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe Married by Age and Sex

Monroe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

Monroe Veterans

1,148

Number of Veterans

1,097

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War352
Second Gulf War319
Vietnam292
Korea46
World War II18
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0529.35%
Hispanic1014.68%
Indian3526.12%
2 or More273.34%
Black223.83%
Other121.75%

$Monroe Veterans by Education

2.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.08%

Born in Washington

88.35%

Native Born

11.65%

Foreign Born

7.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.35% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 54.08% having been born in Washington. 7.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,2054212.13%
201919,7844212.17%
201819,3635502.92%
201718,8134212.29%
201618,3923521.95%
201518,0401801.01%
201417,8601771.00%
201317,6831821.04%
201217,501900.52%
201117,411510.29%
201017,3603,5652.33%
200013,7959,51712.42%
19904,2781,4094.08%
19802,8691820.66%
19702,6870.00%