Metamora is a village in Metamora Township, Woodford County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,636 at the 2010 census. Metamora is a growing suburb of Peoria and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Metamora is located at 40°47′N 89°22′W / 40.783°N 89.367°W / 40.783; -89.367 (40.7911, -89.3624).
According to the 2010 census, Metamora has a total area of 2.204 square miles (5.71 km), of which 2.2 square miles (5.70 km) (or 99.82%) is land and 0.004 square miles (0.01 km) (or 0.18%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,700 people, 1,050 households, and 743 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,944.4 people per square mile (750.0/km²). There were 1,094 housing units at an average density of 787.9 per square mile (303.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.07% White, 0.26% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.
There were 1,050 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the village, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $46,691, and the median income for a family was $56,384. Males had a median income of $40,745 versus $26,505 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,200. About 1.8% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.