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The City of Metropolis had a population of 6,423 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Metropolis is located at latitude 37.1512 and longitude -88.732 in Massac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Metropolis 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Metropolis: Metropolis City.
|Total Population||6,423 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,156 (95.8%)|
|Population in Families||4,627 (72.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||267 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,715|
|Average Household Income||$46,691|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,213|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,216 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,657 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,130 (35.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||430 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$78,707|
|Average Home Value||$90,670|
|Housing Affordability Index3||245|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.5%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.27%|
The table below compares Metropolis to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 295||79th|
|Population Density||# 683||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 1334||3rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 829||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 1317||4th|
|Diversity Index||# 357||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.