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    Roehl Transport - Metropolis, IL

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    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Metropolis, IL

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    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
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    Swift Transportation - Metropolis, IL

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    from Swift Transportation - 8 days ago
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Metropolis, Illinois

Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 6,482. It is the county seat of Massac County. On January 21, 1972 DC Comics declared Metropolis "Hometown of Superman". On June 9, 1972 the Illinois State Legislature passed Resolution 572 that declared Metropolis the "Hometown of Superman," the comic book superhero who is based in the fictional city of Metropolis. Among the ways it celebrates the character are a large Superman statue in the city, a small Superman museum, and an annual Superman festival that is in June. Also, it has a local newspaper, known as The Metropolis Planet, a name inspired by the newspaper in fictional Metropolis, The Daily Planet. In the 1850s the city was planned as part of the Western District of Columbia, a new capital of the U.S. to replace Washington, D.C., along with Fort Massac east of Metropolis and the never-built Capitol City, Kentucky across the Ohio...more

Metropolis Careers

Among the most common occupations in Metropolis are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Service occupations, 22%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 20%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Metropolis, Illinois work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Metropolis Industries

The leading industries in Metropolis, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 14%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Metropolis job listings indicate that the following industries in Metropolis are hiring the most workers:

Metropolis Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Metropolis, Illinois is $22,596, and the median income of households in Metropolis was $25,371.

Average Salaries in Metropolis, IL

Metropolis, IL


According to our Metropolis Trends data, the number of Metropolis, Illinois jobs has decreased by 21% since July 2013.
Metropolis job trends

Metropolis Employment Statistics

Population of Metropolis
Total population 6,482
Male 44.29%
Female 55.71%
Median age 42.6
Metropolis Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.1%
Median cost of a home $54,800
Median mortgage payment $424
Renter-occupied homes 30.9%
Vacant housing 11.3%
Median monthly rent $377
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,630
Median for all female full-time $17,561
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 19%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 6%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 52%
Separated 3%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 15%
White 91%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Metropolis Commute
Carpool 12.3%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes