Mettawa is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 531, it is the 878th largest city in Illinois and the 18750th largest city in the United States. Mettawa is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -7.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 573 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Mettawa has a population density of 102 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mettawa is $223,447 with a poverty rate of 8.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $816,000. The median age in Mettawa is 49 years, 49 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mettawawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
81.67% of Mettawa residents speak only English, while 18.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mettawa is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mettawa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mettawa
82.55% of Mettawa residents were born in the United States, with 64.22% having been born in Illinois. 6.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.