Erie, Colorado Population 2022

31,731
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Erie is a city located in Weld County Colorado. Erie has a 2020 population of 31,731. Erie is currently growing at a rate of 5.23% annually and its population has increased by 73.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,300 in 2010.

The average household income in Erie is $133,053 with a poverty rate of 4.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,128 per month, and the median house value is $514,000. The median age in Erie is 37.1 years, 37.8 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Erie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eriewas:

  • White: 91.14%
  • Asian: 5.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Erie, Colorado is 31,731 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,731.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,300.

Erie, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,75291.14%
Black or African American480.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.08%
Asian1,5115.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.04%
Some Other Race900.33%
Two or More Races7222.66%
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Erie Population by Race

Erie Population Pyramid 2022

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Erie Median Age

37.1


Total

37.7


Male

36.2


Female

Erie Adults

There are 18,790 adults, (2,801 of whom are seniors) in Erie.

Erie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie Sex Ratio

Female

13,976

51.46%

Male

13,181

48.54%

Erie Population by Age

Erie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All85.4%14.6%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Male72.4%27.6%
Female62.1%37.9%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9123.0485.4
Married6,2523.3791
Male3193.3272.4
Female6723.8362.1
Non Family1,6691.4276.3

3.33

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Erie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1750.99%
9th to 12th Grade2691.52%
High School Graduate1,7259.78%
Some College3,14917.84%
Associates Degree1,0125.73%
Bachelors Degree6,39836.26%
Graduate Degree4,91927.87%
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Erie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American222222
White14,73814,5159,941
Asian1,1111,042668
Hispanic1,4281,310644
2+ Races38035968
Islander1212
Other Race7158

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Erie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,449$98,052$44,604
Less Than 9th Grade$19,375$26,919$
High School Graduate$36,628$45,861$18,929
Some College$42,355$53,690$33,097
Bachelors Degree$77,468$111,953$46,083
Graduate Degree$96,545$122,698$66,250

$65,449

Average Earnings

$98,052

Average Male

$44,604

Average Female

Erie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erie Language by Age

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Erie Language

87.78% of Erie residents speak only English, while 12.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.24% of the population.

Erie Language

Erie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple72222330.89%
Asian1,5111429.40%
Hispanic2,6121304.98%
White22,2768193.68%
OtherNaN%

4.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.06%

Male Poverty Rate

5.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie is Multiple, with 30.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erie is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.96%.

Erie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.40%
High School11.33%
Some College6.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.94%

Erie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.15%
Female Unemployed17.58%

Erie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,480$139,242
Families$138,348$148,431
Married Families$146,682-
Non Families$80,747$93,791
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Income by Household Type

Erie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Erie Married by Age and Sex

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Erie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Erie Marital Status by Race

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Erie Marital Status

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1,086

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War376
First Gulf War313
Vietnam277
Korea99
World War II6

Erie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3489
35 to 54399
55 to 64164
65 to 74169
75+265

Erie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0296.02%
Asian211.78%
2+ Races368.91%
Hispanic573.40%

Erie Veterans by Race

Erie Veterans by Education

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3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Erie Employment by Age

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Erie Employment by Race

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Erie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.25%

Born in Erie

91.91%

Native Born

8.09%

Foreign Born

3.26%

Non Citizen

4.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.91% of Erie residents were born in the United States, with 38.25% having been born in Colorado. 3.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Erie Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20006,2910.00%
201018,30012,00911.27%
201118,9556553.58%
201219,5535983.15%
201320,0404872.49%
201420,7386983.48%
201521,6028644.17%
201622,8821,2805.93%
201724,1471,2655.53%
201825,4271,2805.30%
201927,0031,5766.20%
202028,5791,5765.84%
202130,1551,5765.51%
202231,7311,5765.23%

Erie Population by Year