Erie, Illinois Population 2022

1,502
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Erie is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,502, it is the 566th largest city in Illinois and the 12555th largest city in the United States. Erie is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,518 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Erie has a population density of 1,088 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erie is $84,784 with a poverty rate of 5.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $636 per month, and the median house value is $133,300. The median age in Erie is 41.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Erie Demographics

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

  • White: 97.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Erie, Illinois is 1,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,518.

Erie, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,81997.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.80%
Asian60.32%
Two or More Races251.34%
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Erie Population by Race

Erie Population Pyramid 2022

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Erie Median Age

41.3


Total

30.3


Male

42.6


Female

Erie Adults

There are 1,277 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in Erie.

Erie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie Sex Ratio

Female

944

50.62%

Male

921

49.38%

Erie Population by Age

Erie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
All69%31%
Female24.7%75.3%
Male19.1%80.9%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8252.2669
Married3183.3292.1
Male472.1119.1
Female1662.4724.7
Non Family2941.0276.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Erie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.68%
9th to 12th Grade403.40%
High School Graduate38632.82%
Some College38032.31%
Associates Degree1169.86%
Bachelors Degree15713.35%
Graduate Degree897.57%
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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
White1,1451,097246
Native American99
Asian66
2+ Races11
Hispanic1515

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 white people with a rate of 21.48%.

Erie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,917$51,691$39,706
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,000$44,167$26,750
Some College$63,409$62,841$67,917
Bachelors Degree$45,938$80,357$42,813
Graduate Degree$63,833$70,250$63,667

$47,917

Average Earnings

$51,691

Average Male

$39,706

Average Female

Erie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erie Language by Age

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Erie Language

99.83% of Erie residents speak only English, while 0.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.17% of the population.

Erie Language

Erie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native15853.33%
Hispanic6845.88%
White1,767925.21%
OtherNaN%

5.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie is Native, with 53.33% 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 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.08%.

Erie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School11.66%
Some College2.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Erie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Erie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,750$80,572
Families$71,919$83,001
Married Families$97,000-
Non Families$43,971$60,064
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Income by Household Type

Erie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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 55-64.

Erie Marital Status by Race

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Erie Marital Status

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94

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War28
Vietnam13
Korea8
World War II2

Erie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 5432
55 to 6429
65 to 749
75+16

Erie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White947.54%
Hispanic728.00%

Erie Veterans by Race

Erie Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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65.84%

Born in Erie

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Erie residents were born in the United States, with 65.84% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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
20101,6020.00%
20111,594-8-0.50%
20121,586-8-0.50%
20131,578-8-0.50%
20141,570-8-0.51%
20151,562-8-0.51%
20161,554-8-0.51%
20171,546-8-0.51%
20181,538-8-0.52%
20191,530-8-0.52%
20201,518-12-0.78%
20211,510-8-0.53%
20221,502-8-0.53%

Erie Population by Year