Monroe is located on the Eastside. Condos for sale in Monroe include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Monroe has a population of 18,865 in the 2019 census and is in south-central Snohomish County near the Skykomish River. 36% are renters, and 64% are homeowners. The Median Home Value is $357,000, and Median Rent is $1,391. Monroe is the #45 of 183 Most Diverse Suburbs in Washington. Monroe has EvergreenHealth Monroe Medical Center with 112 beds. The top employer in Monroe is the Washington State Department of Corrections, which has more than 1,100 employees. Other top employers are EvergreenHealth Monroe, the Evergreen State Fair, the Cadman quarry, and the Monroe School District. Monroe celebrates the annual Evergreen State Fair from late August to early September. It's a 12-day fair with concerts, horse shows, plenty of food choices, carnival rides, and more.
There are 14 parks in Monroe, including Lake Tye Park, Park Meadows City Park, Blueberry Children's Park, Fairfield County Park, Al Borlin Park, Lewis Street Park, and more. The largest park in the city is Lake Tye Park at 14964 Fryelands Blvd. It has a playground for kids, trails, and ball fields. If you're looking for a park for hiking, head to Al Borlin Park at 615 Simons Rd, which offers lots of trails and river access. Another attraction in Monroe is the Reptile Zoo located in Reptile Man. The park displays collection of reptiles such as albino alligator, king cobra, Gila monster, two-head turtle, gaboon viper, and black mamba. Monroe has heritage museums such as Western Heritage Center in 14405 179th Ave SE and Monroe Historical Society in 207 E Main St. To see all new condo listings in Monroe, visit SeattleCondo.com.