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Metropolis is a city in Massac County, in the Paducah metro area.
It is the county seat.
So named because the founders envisioned it as the "City of the West"
The latitude of Metropolis is 37.151N. The longitude is -88.731W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 361 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,368.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Metropolis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Massac County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62910 ZIP code.
22% of Metropolis residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Metropolis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Metropolis was $15,967, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Metropolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Metropolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Metropolis include Metropolis Public Library ... View libraries
Massac County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Metropolis political report.
The average commute time for Metropolis workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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