Erie County Population 2017

Erie County's estimated population is 276,207 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Erie County is the 14th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016276,207-1,845-0.66%
2015278,052-1,199-0.43%
2014279,251-1,362-0.49%
2013280,613-928-0.33%
2012281,5413440.12%
2011281,1974260.15%
2010280,7715,1991.89%
1990275,572-4,208-1.50%
1980279,78016,1266.12%
1970263,65412,9725.17%
1960250,68231,29414.26%
1950219,38838,49921.28%
1940180,8895,6123.20%
1930175,27721,74114.16%
1920153,53638,01932.91%
1910115,51717,04417.31%
190098,47312,39914.41%
189086,07411,38615.24%
188074,6888,71513.21%
187065,97316,54133.46%
186049,43210,69027.59%
185038,7427,39823.60%
184031,34414,30383.93%
183017,0418,48899.24%
18208,5534,795127.59%
18103,7582,290155.99%
18001,4680.00%

Erie County Population Growth

Population Data via

Erie County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White244,96088.69%
Black or African American21,4847.78%
Two or More Races6,2482.26%
Asian4,5131.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native7160.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1310.05%

Erie County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Erie County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Erie10178298593-3189-3.13%
Corry66056360-245-3.71%
Edinboro64386236-202-3.14%
North East42944135-159-3.70%
Union City33203188-132-3.98%
Girard31042996-108-3.48%
Lake City30312938-93-3.07%
Waterford1517152360.40%
Albion15161465-51-3.36%
Cranesville638608-30-4.70%
Mill Village412387-25-6.07%
Wattsburg403382-21-5.21%
Elgin218213-5-2.29%
Fairview198195-3-1.52%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990