Mettawa is a village situated in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
Mettawa is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near Tri-State Tollway or the railway line. It is sometimes challenging to reach parks from most locations within the village since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
In Mettawa, around 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This village also has quite a good variety of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 90% of the population of this village own their home and 10% are renters. The average year of construction for buildings in this village is 1990.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. With respect to eating, property owners in this village typically have to use a vehicle to access the nearest supermarket. Residents are served by about 20 restaurants and cafes as well.
The best transportation option in Mettawa is usually driving. It is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway, such as Tri-State Tollway, from anywhere in Mettawa, and it is very easy to access a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be very hard in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area due to the low service level. Mettawa is not very conducive to traveling on foot since meeting daily needs is impractical by walking.