Mettawa, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Mettawa, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Mettawa had a population of 596 as of July 1, 2018. Mettawa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mettawa is located at latitude 42.2434 and longitude -87.9214 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mettawa (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Mettawa (GNIS ID: 2399328) 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 Village of Mettawa is located within Township of Libertyville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

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Mettawa, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 596
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $152,635
Average Household Income $213,620
Per Capita Income $80,585


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $770,270
Average Home Value $795,052


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 1.05%
Households 1.4% 1.27%
Families 0.6% 1.28%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

Mettawa, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mettawa to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 877 36th
Population Density # 1339 2nd
Diversity Index # 353 74th
Median Household Income # 15 99th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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