Metropolis Information

Metropolis Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Metropolis, IL

General Metropolis Information

State: Illinois

County: Massac County

Close cities: Golconda, IL, Joppa, IL, Brookport, IL, Grand Chain, IL

Metropolis Population (census data)
Total 6,464 (-1.1% since 2000)
Male 2,863 (44.3%)
Female 3,601 (55.7%)

Population Density: 1,291 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.4 (US Avg is 100)

Metropolis Elevation: 350 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 5.01 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,951

Zip Codes: 62960.

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Metropolis Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.7%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • United States (10.0%)
  • French (2.3%)
  • Scottish (2.0%)

Local Metropolis Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Murray State University

Metropolis School Information

High Schools
Massac County High School (2841 Old Marion Road, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Massac Unit District 1 District)
Massac Junior High School (P. O. Box 331, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Massac Unit District 1 District)
Elementary Schools
Franklin Elementary School (1006 Mt Mission Road, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Massac Unit District 1 District)
Jefferson Elementary School (4915 Jefferson School, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Massac Unit District 1 District)
Maple Grove Elementary School (1698 Grand Chain Road, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Joppa-Maple Grove Unit District 38 District)
Metropolis Elementary School (1015 Filmore Street, Metropolis, IL, 62960 - Massac Unit District 1 District)

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