Erie, Minnesota Population 2024

1,749

Erie is a city located in Becker County and Otter Tail County Minnesota. Erie has a 2024 population of 1,749. Erie is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,721 in 2020.

The average household income in Erie is $90,999 with a poverty rate of 13.3%. The median age in Erie is 46.9 years: 44.4 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Erie Demographics

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

  • White: 94.16%
  • Two or more races: 4.41%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
54.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.63% (28)
The current population of Erie, Minnesota is 1,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,721.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,51594.16%
Two or more races714.41%
Other race120.75%
Native American50.31%
Asian40.25%
Black or African American20.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Erie Population by Race

Erie Population Pyramid 2024

Erie Median Age

46.9

Total

44.4

Male

49.5

Female

Erie Adults

There are 1,239 adults, (236 of whom are seniors) in Erie.

Erie Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie Sex Ratio

Female73645.74%
Male87354.26%

Erie Population by Age

Erie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6822.3690.69.4
Married4492.8394.45.6
Non Family2051.218119
Male143.141000
Female143.291000

2.83

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Erie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade433.75%
Associates Degree17915.59%
Bachelors Degree17214.98%
Graduate Degree11710.19%
High School Graduate32328.14%
Less Than 9th Grade282.44%
Some College28624.91%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1021,031280
2+ Races35353
Native American550
Asian444
Black222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Erie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,179$49,167$44,250
Graduate Degree$85,313$81,964$115,096
High School Graduate$45,750$51,786$35,417
Less Than 9th Grade$23,214$22,589$53,375
Overall$46,548$51,447$42,500
Some College$45,732$53,571$31,136

$46,548

Average Earnings

$51,447

Average Male

$42,500

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

98.59% of Erie residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Erie Language

Erie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,51520513.53%
Multiple71912.68%

13.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie is White, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erie is Multiple, with 12.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.89%.

Erie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.18%
High School8.36%
Less Than 9th Grade5.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Erie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.05%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Unemployed0%

Erie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$82,109$106,942
Households$66,810$90,999
Married Families$85,673$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,625$52,704

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Erie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

70.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Erie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Erie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

97

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War32
Vietnam17
Korea3
World War II0

Erie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6435
35 to 5431
65 to 7418
75+11
18 to 342

Erie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White978.16%

Erie Veterans by Race

Erie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

2%

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

75.33%

Born in Erie

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Erie residents were born in the United States, with 75.33% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Erie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,77450.28%
20281,76950.28%
20271,76450.28%
20261,75950.29%
20251,75450.29%
20241,74950.29%
20231,74450.29%
20221,73950.29%
20211,734130.76%
20201,721-35-1.99%
20191,75640.23%
20181,752211.21%
20171,731191.11%
20161,712171%
20151,695120.71%
20141,68340.24%
20131,679110.66%
20121,668100.6%
20111,65880.48%
20101,65000%

Erie Population by Year