Metropolis is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,941, it is the 300th largest city in Illinois and the 4305th largest city in the United States. Metropolis is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -9.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,537 in 2010. Metropolis reached it's highest population of 7,339 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, Metropolis has a population density of 1,001 people per square mile.
The average household income in Metropolis is $44,288 with a poverty rate of 24.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $73,500. The median age in Metropolis is 42.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.2 males.