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Population (year 2000): 6,482. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,468 (-0.2% change)
Males: 2,871 (44.3%), Females: 3,611 (55.7%)

Massac County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $25,371 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,800 (year 2000)

Metropolis, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Metropolis:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (17.7%), English (13.1%), Irish (10.7%), United States (10.0%), French (2.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

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Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Metropolis,

For population 25 years and over in Metropolis

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Metropolis city

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -697 (-9.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (145.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (332.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (7.0 miles Brookport, KY Paducah, (8.8 miles IL (8.9 miles Joppa, KY (9.0 miles Massac, Oak, KY (9.1 miles Lone KY (9.7 miles Hendron, KY (11.9 miles Kevil, KY (13.0 miles Woodlawn-Oakdale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $15,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $15,600

Latitude: 37.15 N, Longitude: 88.73 W

Area code: 618


Metropolis, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.1%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,399 (+21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,277 (51.7%)


 

Crime in Metropolis by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 15.4 0.0 15.4 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 3 1 4 1 5
    per 100,000 46.3 46.3 15.4 61.7 15.4 77.1
Robberies 1 1 5 3 5 6
    per 100,000 15.4 15.4 77.1 46.3 77.1 92.6
Assaults 37 28 30 40 30 38
    per 100,000 570.8 432.0 462.8 617.1 462.8 586.2
Burglaries 57 90 60 67 60 87
    per 100,000 879.4 1388.5 925.6 1033.6 925.6 1342.2
Thefts 299 241 251 211 251 229
    per 100,000 4612.8 3718.0 3872.3 3255.2 3872.3 3532.9
Auto thefts 15 10 12 17 12 17
    per 100,000 231.4 154.3 185.1 262.3 185.1 262.3
401.9 383.2 356.4 401.0 356.4 432.1


Average climate in Metropolis, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Metropolis,

Metropolis-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Metropolis city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $440,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: John Riegger - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 6/13/63).


Hospital/medical center in Metropolis:
  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (MEMORIAL HEIGHTS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Metropolis:
  • LOURDES HOSP (about 8 miles; PADUCAH, KY)
  • WESTERN BAPTIST HOSP (about 8 miles; PADUCAH, KY)
  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; MAYFIELD, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Metropolis:
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 8 miles; PADUCAH, KY; ID: PAH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 46 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 56 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Metropolis:
  • METROPOLIS MUNI (about 3 miles; METROPOLIS, IL; ID: M30)
  • WEST KENTUCKY AIRPARK (about 18 miles; PADUCAH, KY; ID: FIO)
  • MAYFIELD GRAVES COUNTY (about 29 miles; MAYFIELD, KY; ID: M25)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   25 $16,232
Local Libraries 0 $0   9 $7,954
Electric Power 6 $17,884 $35,768 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $31,756 $29,313 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,046 $24,552 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $6,621 $39,726 0 $0
Airports 1 $5,337 $64,044 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $47,643 $28,585 0 $0
Firefighters 13 $33,120 $30,572 5 $5,315
Police - Other 4 $7,038 $21,114 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $45,353 $34,014 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,247 $49,482 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $28,789 $24,676 8 $10,630
Totals for Government 92 $233,833 $30,499 47 $40,131


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Metropolis:
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 50 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 60 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 94 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 100 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
Public high school in Metropolis:
  • MASSAC COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 2841 OLD MARION ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Metropolis:
  • METROPOLIS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 1015 FILMORE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • METROPOLIS JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: PO BOX 331; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 4915 JEFFERSON SCH; Grades: KG - 08)
  • FRANKLIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 1006 MT MISSION RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MAPLE GROVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 1698 GRAND CHAIN RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MASSAC CO PRE-KNDRGRTN/METROPOLIS (Students: 138; Location: 1002 CATHERINE ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • FIVE CO VOC SYS-MASSAC CO CAMPUS (Location: 2841 OLD MARION ROAD; Grades: 00 - 00)
Library in Metropolis:
  • METROPOLIS P.L. (Operating income: $450,751; Location: 317 METROPOLIS STREET; 28,228 books; 220 audio materials; 123 video materials; 124 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Metropolis: Frontier Picnic Area (A), River Forest Picnic Area (B), Musketeer Campground (C), Long Knife Picnic Area (D), Metropolis Public Library (E), Good Samaritan Nursing Home (F), Massac County Courthouse (G).

Churches in Metropolis include: Saint Rose of Family Catholic Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Broadway Church of Christ (C), First Missionary Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Eastland Baptist Church (F), Cherry Street Pentecostal Church (G), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (H).

Creeks: Massac Creek (A), Sevenmile Creek (B).

Parks in Metropolis include: Lincoln Park (1), Massac Forest Nature Preserve (2), Memorial Park (3), Franklin Park (4), Washington Park (5), Fort Massac State Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Metropolis compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Metropolis:
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNTX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BROOKPORT, IL; Owner: DANIEL S. STRATEMEYER)
  • WDXR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Metropolis:
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • W221BB (92.1 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BD OF REGENTS MURRAY STATE UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Metropolis:
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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