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The City of Metropolis had a population of 6,182 as of July 1, 2020.
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 (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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Metropolis: Metropolis City.
|Total Population||6,182 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,915 (95.7%)|
|Population in Families||4,456 (72.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||267 ( 4.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$34,464|
|Average Household Income||$45,590|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,721|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,214 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,534 (47.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,145 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||535 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$78,900|
|Average Home Value||$87,060|
|Housing Affordability Index3||233|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.2%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.89%|
The table below compares Metropolis to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 298||78th|
|Population Density||# 702||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 1337||2nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 661||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1310||4th|
|Diversity Index||# 358||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.