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Metamora is a village in Lapeer County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "among the hills"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Metamora. For links to other places called Metamora, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Metamora is 42.941N. The longitude is -83.289W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,043 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 497.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Metamora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lapeer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48455 ZIP code.
25% of Metamora residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Metamora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Metamora was $19,548, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Metamora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Metamora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $675. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,121.
Libraries in Metamora include Metamora Branch Library ... View libraries
Lapeer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Metamora political report.
The average commute time for Metamora workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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