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Metolius is a city in Jefferson County.
The community was named for the Metolius River, whose name derives from an Indian term, variously translated as "spawning salmon" and "white fish"
The latitude of Metolius is 44.586N. The longitude is -121.177W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,536 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 741.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Metolius demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97741 ZIP code.
10% of Metolius residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Metolius ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Metolius was $11,963, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Metolius residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Metolius, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $466. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Metolius political report.
The average commute time for Metolius workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Metolius include Sweet Virginias B&B.
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