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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.


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Median household income
Local
$127,388
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mettawa demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Adlai Stevenson II, governor and presidential candidate

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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.

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57% of Mettawa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mettawa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $925.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,875.


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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mettawa political report.

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The average commute time for Mettawa workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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