Metamora, Michigan

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Metamora is a village in Lapeer County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 507 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Metamora Township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 507 people, 188 households, and 137 families residing in the village. The population density was 765.4 per square mile (296.6/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 308.0/sq mi (119.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.84% White, 0.39% Native American, 0.20% Asian, and 2.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 188 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $58,088, and the median income for a family was $63,750. Males had a median income of $41,563 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,548. About 3.6% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.


Metamora does not have a school system. Residents of the village attend Lapeer Community Schools, Dryden Community Schools, Oxford Community Schools, or private schools within Metro Detroit.

Notable residents

Mitch Krane Former owner of Krane Crysler Plymouth Dodge.

Events & Attractions

Held annually is Metamora Country Days and Balloon Festival where hundreds of balloons participate and take off simultaneously. The Balloon Festival is held in late August every year.[3]

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