Metropolis, Illinois

Population 6,537

Metropolis is located in Massac County, IL. The population is 6,537, making Metropolis the largest city in Massac County.

There are 7 public schools in Metropolis with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Metropolis is high , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Metropolis is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Metropolis property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Metropolis include Brookport, Paducah and Massac.

Metropolis Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 19.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.4%

Crime Rate

49.56% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 234
  • Violent Crimes: 551
  • Robbery: 33
  • Burglary: 952
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Metropolis
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

71 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 67


Very High 8.1%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.8%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Metropolis, IL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Metropolis's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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  • Good news! No offenders found in Metropolis, IL.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$79,900 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Metropolis, IL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Metropolis, IL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $537
  • 1 Bedroom: $608
  • 2 Bedrooms: $792
  • 3 Bedrooms: $987
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,073

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Environmental Hazards

71 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Metropolis, IL has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Metropolis, IL is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.68 Average
    Metropolis, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 34.37°
  • February 38.97°
  • March 51.3°
  • April 59.02°
  • May 68.3°
  • June 77.34°
  • July 79.55°
  • August 77.56°
  • September 70.97°
  • October 58.57°
  • November 47.85°
  • December 36.92°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Metropolis, IL

Metropolis, IL has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Metropolis, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Metropolis, IL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Metropolis, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Metropolis, IL: $31,966


Unemployment in Metropolis is 8.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.8% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.24%
White Collar - 50.76%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • John Shimkus

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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