Metamora is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 566 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Metamora is the 541st largest community in Michigan. Metamora has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Metamora real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Metamora house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Metamora isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Metamora are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Metamora is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Metamora who work in management occupations (13.57%), office and administrative support (10.36%), and sales jobs (8.57%).
Because of many things, Metamora is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Metamora a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Metamora has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Metamora’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Metamora, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.95 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Metamora overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Metamora, 23.86% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Metamora in 2010 was $23,847, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,388 for a family of four. However, Metamora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Metamora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Metamora residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Metamora include Irish, Polish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Metamora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.