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.
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.
|Population in Households||6,193|
|Population in Familes||4,689|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||267|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$34,472|
|Average Household Income||$43,605|
|Per Capita Income||$18,963|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.54%|
|Per Capita Income||0.54%|
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.
|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.