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Total population: 6,490 (Urban population: 6,445 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 45 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,215 (2,857 occupied: 2,006 owner occupied, 851 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Housing density: 642 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $252,754.


Median contract rent in 2009: $343 (lower quartile is $227, upper quartile is $438)


Median gross rent in Metropolis, IL in 2009: $466


Housing units in Metropolis with a mortgage: 710 (49 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 972


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,982


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,028


Median monthly housing costs: $483





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Metropolis, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $74,463 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Metropolis:

$74,463
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,806 - $95,550

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $85,402
Here:

$85,402
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $104,224
Here:

$104,224
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $101,476
Here:

$101,476
State:

$35,670

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,031
  • In family households: 4,594 (1,217 male householders, 456 female householders)
    1,275 spouses, 1,333 children (1,182 natural, 15 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 137 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 28 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,437 (468 male householders (391 living alone)), 787 female householders (736 living alone)), 182 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 318 (298 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 914 2-persons, 420 3-persons, 238 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 20 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,127 1-person, 103 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 7 6-persons.

756 married couples with children.
406 single-parent households (73 men, 333 women).

98.0% of residents of Metropolis speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.1%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Metropolis, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 448
  • 5 rooms: 614
  • 6 rooms: 534
  • 7 rooms: 218
  • 8 rooms: 92
  • 9 or more rooms: 69
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 284
  • 5 rooms: 276
  • 6 rooms: 49
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Metropolis, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 71
  • 2 bedrooms: 876
  • 3 bedrooms: 876
  • 4 bedrooms: 151
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 245
  • 2 bedrooms: 430
  • 3 bedrooms: 163
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Metropolis, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 184
  • 1 vehicle: 755
  • 2 vehicles: 838
  • 3 vehicles: 195
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 6
  • no vehicle: 218
  • 1 vehicle: 452
  • 2 vehicles: 175
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 57
  • 2000 to 2004: 50
  • 1990 to 1999: 154
  • 1980 to 1989: 201
  • 1970 to 1979: 761
  • 1960 to 1969: 273
  • 1950 to 1959: 565
  • 1940 to 1949: 452
  • 1939 or earlier: 866

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Metropolis, IL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Metropolis, IL:

  • Less than $10,000: 35
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 17
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 46
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 58
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 75
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 56
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 47
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 116
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 213
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 176
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 166
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 145
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 145
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 303
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 185
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 96
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 56
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 44
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 11
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 9
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 7
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 3
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Metropolis rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Metropolis:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 12
  • $200 to $249: 66
  • $250 to $299: 172
  • $300 to $349: 33
  • $350 to $399: 79
  • $400 to $449: 51
  • $450 to $499: 143
  • $500 to $549: 155
  • $550 to $599: 62
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 20
  • $700 to $749: 84
  • $750 to $799: 10
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 14
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 17
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 119
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 9


Metropolis, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.9%
Number of people working at home: 32 (1.3% of all workers)


Metropolis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 287
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 696
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 328
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 278
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 310
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 63
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 200
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 48
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 54
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 63
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 40
  • 90 or more minutes: 70
 


Metropolis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,015 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 303 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 83 (3%)
  • Other means: 21 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (1%)
 


Metropolis, IL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 505
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 549
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 213
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 182
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 233
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 255
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 134
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 208
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 97
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 171
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 163
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 156
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 29
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 13
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 20
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 973
 German: 916
 United States or American: 650
 English: 539
 Irish: 409
 French (except Basque): 86
 Scotch-Irish: 84
 Scottish: 63
 Dutch: 61
 Italian: 58
 European: 50
 Polish: 48
 Swedish: 35
 British: 21
 Canadian: 18
 Norwegian: 18
 Welsh: 15
 Scandinavian: 11
 Greek: 9


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Canada (100%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3425
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 588
  • South: 2066
  • West: 189

59% of Metropolis residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Illinois.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 145
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 618
  • Less than 1 year of college: 266
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 374
  • Associate degree: 128
  • Bachelor's degree: 136
  • Master's degree: 55
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 28
  • 5th and 6th grade: 46
  • 7th and 8th grade: 360
  • 9th grade: 81
  • 10th grade: 140
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 56
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 911
  • Less than 1 year of college: 137
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 309
  • Associate degree: 279
  • Bachelor's degree: 153
  • Master's degree: 85
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 15.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $30,484
  • Black householders: $13,163
  • Some other race householders: $12,354
  • Two or more races householders: $36,512
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $12,508
Metropolis household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Metropolis household income for Black householders
Metropolis household income for Some other race householders
Metropolis household income for Two or more races householders
Metropolis household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Metropolis marital status for males
Metropolis marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $83,162
  • Black or African American householders: $51,460

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,311
  • One, attached: 36
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 168
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • Mobile homes: 435

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Metropolis:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Metropolis
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.0%)
  • Electricity (6.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (79.4%)
  • Electricity (17.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

25.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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