Metropolis, IL

6,366 Population
5.9 square miles 1,072.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,072.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
71.7%
was 70.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.8%
was 1.7%
 
Percent Under 18
22.9%
was 21.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
22.5%
was 22.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
26.1%
was 23.0%
 
Median Household Income
$31,966
was $31,875
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.1
41.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
614.3
was 573.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,599.1
was 3,222.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,283
was 3,265
 
Median Rent
$714
was $701
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 37
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,721
was 2,727
 
Homeownership Rate
62.9%
was 58.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
553.2
was 550.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.8%
was 32.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 36
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.6
was 11.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 5.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 97.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 99.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.5%
was 77.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.4%
was 12.5%
 

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