Metropolis, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,215 housing units in Metropolis. This represents a 2.5% growth from 3,137 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,199 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 16 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Metropolis is about 70.2%. Metropolis's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.1%. Average household size is 2.11 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Metropolis were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom12.60%
Two Bedrooms46.70%
Three Bedrooms34.60%
Four Bedrooms4.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$54,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$24,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$274

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.90%
Home Equity Loan0.40%
Simple Mortgage38.90%
Debt Free57.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.9%