Metropolis is located in south Illinois. Metropolis is between the Massac, Pope county. Metropolis has 5.87 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Metropolis population is 6,466, which has shrunk 0.25% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Metropolis median household income is $35,655 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.53% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Metropolis median house value is $75,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.23% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Metropolis is close to the state average in quality. The Metropolis area code is 618.