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Metropolis, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Metropolis had a population of 6,460 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Metropolis is located at latitude 37.1496 and longitude -88.6873 in Massac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Metropolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Massac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The City of Metropolis (GNIS ID: 2395106) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Metropolis is located within Jefferson Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Massac County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Metropolis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Metropolis: Metropolis City.


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Metropolis, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,460
Population in Households 6,193
Population in Familes 4,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density1 1,089
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,757
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,601
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,672 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,085 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 465 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $76,025
Average Home Value $88,555
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,472
Average Household Income $43,605
Per Capita Income $18,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.42%
Households -0.5% -0.56%
Families -0.59% -0.68%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.54%
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.

Metropolis, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Metropolis to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 296 78th
Population Density1 # 711 48th
Diversity Index2 # 358 74th
Median Household Income # 1301 5th
Per Capita Income # 1276 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.