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Mettawa is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The community was named after a Potawatomi chief.
The latitude of Mettawa is 42.233N. The longitude is -87.925W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 436.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mettawa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60061 ZIP code.
21% of Mettawa residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mettawa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mettawa was $89,104, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Mettawa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mettawa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $925. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,875.
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mettawa political report.
The average commute time for Mettawa workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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