Erie County, Ohio Population 2020

Erie County, Ohio's estimated population is 74,857 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Erie County, Ohio is the 35th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201874,615-242-0.32%
201774,857-166-0.22%
201675,023-346-0.46%
201575,369-445-0.59%
201475,814-242-0.32%
201376,056-373-0.49%
201276,429-256-0.33%
201176,685-300-0.39%
201076,9852060.27%
199076,779-2,876-3.61%
198079,6553,7464.93%
197075,9097,90911.63%
196068,00015,43529.36%
195052,5659,36421.68%
194043,2011,0682.53%
193042,1332,3445.89%
192039,7891,4623.81%
191038,3276771.80%
190037,6502,1886.17%
189035,4622,8228.65%
188032,6404,45215.79%
187028,1883,71415.18%
186024,4745,90631.81%
185018,5685,96947.38%
184012,5990.00%

How Many People Live in Erie County, Ohio?

74,857

Erie County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,31285.59%
Black or African American6,7659.00%
Two or More Races2,3223.09%
Some Other Race1,0181.35%
Asian4430.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native2700.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%

Erie County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Erie County, Ohio Median Age

44.8


Total

43.9


Male

45.8


Female

Erie County, Ohio Adults

There are 59,672 adults, (15,642 of whom are seniors) in Erie County, Ohio.

Erie County, Ohio Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Erie County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

38,273

50.94%

Male

36,863

49.06%

Erie County, Ohio Households and Families

Erie County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Erie County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All69%31%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female44.1%55.9%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,3012.3669
Married14,7022.9288
Non Family11,4531.2253.6
Female3,9903.2844.1
Male1,1563.3265.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Erie County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1632.17%
9th to 12th Grade3,1685.91%
High School Graduate20,26737.80%
Some College11,26821.02%
Associates Degree5,55310.36%
Bachelors Degree7,65814.28%
Graduate Degree4,5368.46%

Erie County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,68043,52911,329
Black3,9743,264341
Hispanic1,7411,323198
Multiple Races729650175
Other Race65549262
Asian326325151
Native American192178
Islander66

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 asian people with a rate of 46.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,104$44,208$29,445
Less Than High School$16,938$20,625$15,596
High School Grad$30,158$36,997$24,785
Some College$35,725$45,786$28,345
Bachelors Degree$46,796$54,879$40,826
Graduate Degree$64,322$77,824$58,307

$36,104

Average Earnings

$44,208

Average Male

$29,445

Average Female

Erie County, Ohio Language

Erie County, Ohio Language by Age

Erie County, Ohio Language

96.77% of Erie County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Erie County, Ohio Poverty

Erie County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,7425,6689.18%
Black6,5751,82827.80%
Hispanic3,18992128.88%
Multiple2,22858726.35%
Other1,00138037.96%
Native269228.18%
Asian44330.68%

11.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erie County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erie County, Ohio is Other, with 37.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erie County, Ohio is Asian, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.63%
High School10.70%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.34%
Female Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed4.37%

Erie County, Ohio Income

Erie County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,270$73,203
Families$66,607$85,893
Married Families$78,693$99,778
Non Families$31,683$47,495

Erie County, Ohio Marital Status

Erie County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Erie County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Erie County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Erie County, Ohio Veterans

6,173

Number of Veterans

5,795

Male Veterans

378

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,236
First Gulf War1,156
Second Gulf War812
Korea711
World War II276
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,69710.84%
Black3637.63%
Hispanic27813.06%
Indian8839.64%
2 or More222.09%
Asian30.87%

$Erie County, Ohio Veterans by Education

3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erie County, Ohio Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Erie County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.39%

Born in Ohio

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.90% of Erie County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 80.39% having been born in Ohio. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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