Erie, Colorado Population 2023

33,608

Erie is a city located in Weld County Colorado. With a 2023 population of 33,608, it is the 30th largest city in Colorado and the 1367th largest city in the United States.Erie is currently growing at a rate of 3.67% annually and its population has increased by 11.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,038 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Erie has a population density of 1,705 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erie is $133,053 with a poverty rate of 6.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Erie is 37.1 years, 37.7 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Erie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Erie was:

  • 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 33,608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,038.

Erie, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Erie Population by Race

Erie Population Pyramid 2023

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

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie Sex Ratio

Female13,97651.46%
Male13,18148.54%

Erie Population by Age

Erie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.33

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Erie Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Erie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

All

Male

Female

$65,449

Average Earnings

$98,052

Average Male

$44,604

Average Female

Erie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

6.31%

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 49.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erie is White, with 4.94% 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

Erie Poverty Rate by Education

Erie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Erie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Erie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Erie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,086

Number of Veterans

1,017

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Erie Veterans by War

Erie Veterans by Age

count

Erie Veterans by Race

Erie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Erie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Erie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Erie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.58%

Born in Erie

83.09%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

4.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.09% of Erie residents were born in the United States, with 34.58% having been born in Colorado. 2.95% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Erie Population by Year