Erie is a city located in Erie County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Erie County. With a 2020 population of 93,439, it is the 5th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 386th largest city in the United States. Erie is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 96,616 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Erie has a population density of 4,881 people per square mile.
The average household income in Erie is $51,134 with a poverty rate of 25.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Erie is 34.9 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eriewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.70%.
88.02% of Erie residents speak only English, while 11.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie is Hispanic, with 45.80% 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 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.68%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Erie
92.86% of Erie residents were born in the United States, with 73.81% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.