Erie County, Ohio Population 2022

Erie County, Ohio's estimated population is 73,525 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Erie County, Ohio is the 36th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 76,978 and has seen a growth of -4.49% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
184012,5990.00%
185018,5685,96947.38%
186024,4745,90631.81%
187028,1883,71415.18%
188032,6404,45215.79%
189035,4622,8228.65%
190037,6502,1886.17%
191038,3276771.80%
192039,7891,4623.81%
193042,1332,3445.89%
194043,2011,0682.53%
195052,5659,36421.68%
196068,00015,43529.36%
197075,9097,90911.63%
198079,6553,7464.93%
199076,779-2,876-3.61%
201076,9781990.26%
201176,687-291-0.38%
201276,428-259-0.34%
201376,053-375-0.49%
201475,809-244-0.32%
201575,360-449-0.59%
201674,999-361-0.48%
201774,760-239-0.32%
201874,513-247-0.33%
201974,266-247-0.33%
202074,019-247-0.33%
202173,772-247-0.33%
202273,525-247-0.33%
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Erie County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,99084.64%
Black or African American6,7799.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native2950.40%
Asian5780.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%
Some Other Race9031.21%
Two or More Races2,8673.85%
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Erie County, Ohio Population by Race

Erie County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2022

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Erie County, Ohio Median Age

44.9


Total

43.8


Male

46.2


Female

Erie County, Ohio Adults

There are 59,288 adults, (16,184 of whom are seniors) in Erie County, Ohio.

Erie County, Ohio Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

38,061

51.14%

Male

36,358

48.86%

Erie County, Ohio Population by Age

Erie County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erie County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All69.9%30.1%
Male69%31%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female45.9%54.1%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erie County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,3192.3469.9
Married14,7132.9587.7
Male1,4393.369
Female3,8463.0545.9
Non Family11,3211.1855.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Erie County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9061.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,2496.08%
High School Graduate18,82535.20%
Some College11,68721.86%
Associates Degree5,49210.27%
Bachelors Degree8,48215.86%
Graduate Degree4,8339.04%
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Erie County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erie County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1,051999412
Asian440428167
White46,06843,08612,301
Hispanic1,7951,445280
Black4,0513,265319
Other Race66855521
Islander77
Native American207201

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 2+ races people with a rate of 39.20%.

Erie County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,253$47,132$31,338
Less Than 9th Grade$21,728$22,453$20,399
High School Graduate$31,164$38,450$26,531
Some College$39,944$51,077$30,586
Bachelors Degree$49,892$58,902$42,206
Graduate Degree$60,782$67,705$49,747

$38,253

Average Earnings

$47,132

Average Male

$31,338

Average Female

Erie County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erie County, Ohio Language by Age

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Erie County, Ohio Language

96.65% of Erie County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Erie County, Ohio Language

Erie County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,5671,86128.34%
Native2947625.85%
Multiple2,77766223.84%
Hispanic3,34062418.68%
White60,4355,6859.41%
Asian57850.87%
Other167NaN%

11.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.30%

Male Poverty Rate

13.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erie County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie County, Ohio is Black, with 28.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.54%.

Erie County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.35%
High School12.48%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Erie County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed24.56%
Female Employed8.22%
Female Unemployed29.06%

Erie County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erie County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,408$80,256
Families$71,539$95,739
Married Families$86,188$113,096
Non Families$33,305$48,275
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Income by Household Type

Erie County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Erie County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Erie County, Ohio Marriage

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.

Erie County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Erie County, Ohio Marital Status

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5,487

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,070
First Gulf War827
Vietnam2,122
Korea521
World War II156

Erie County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34575
35 to 541,022
55 to 64982
65 to 741,647
75+1,261

Erie County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8149.33%
Black3898.02%
Native American4519.40%
Asian30.63%
Other Race23630.53%
Hispanic31714.39%

Erie County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Erie County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Erie County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Erie County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Erie County, Ohio 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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79.25%

Born in Erie County, Ohio

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Erie County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 79.25% having been born in Ohio. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Erie County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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