Erie County Population 2018

Erie County's estimated population is 274,541 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Erie County is the 15th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017274,541-1,780-0.64%
2016276,321-1,790-0.64%
2015278,111-1,240-0.44%
2014279,351-1,296-0.46%
2013280,647-856-0.30%
2012281,5032150.08%
2011281,2885130.18%
2010280,7755,2031.89%
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
White244,96089.23%
Black or African American21,4847.83%
Two or More Races6,2482.28%
Asian4,5131.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native7160.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1310.05%

Erie County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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