Metamora, Michigan

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Metamora, Michigan

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High Points

Metamora strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Metamora Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Metamora Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Metamora Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Metamora Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Metamora People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Metamora, Michigan

Comparing Metamora to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 1
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Metamora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles N of Waterford, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles N of Detroit, Michigan
County Lapeer
Standard Zip Codes 48455
Phone Area Codes 810
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.941
Longitude -83.289

Metamora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Distance 40.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
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Metamora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 507 100%
Male 243 47.9%
Female 264 52.1%
Under 18 135 26.6%
18+ 372 73.4%
65+ 53 10.5%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.14
White 491 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.8%

Estimated Metamora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 502
Growth -5
Growth % -1%

Metamora Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.5%
Italian 11.4%
US/American 10.9%
English 10.7%
Irish 8.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Polish 8.3%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Canadian 1.9%
European 1.7%
Scottish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Hungarian 1%
British 1%
Dutch 1%
Norwegian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Metamora 507 $63,750
Dryden 815 $57,639
Goodrich 1,353 $74,063
Lapeer 9,072 $42,872
Leonard 332 $57,500
Ortonville 1,535 $72,443
Oxford 3,540 $72,875
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