Living in Erie, PA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Erie, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
97,263
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$89,100
Median Income
$37,894
Median Rent
$710

Erie SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
9

Erie, PA Crime Report

2,293
Total Crimes
2,392.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.39%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Erie
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,293 2,392.7 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 476 496.7 306.4 366.7
Murder 9 9.4 5.2 5.0
Robbery 93 97.0 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 320 333.9 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 1,817 1,896.0 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 342 356.9 182.4 340.5
Larceny 1,379 1,438.9 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 96 100.2 96.8 219.9

Erie, PA Cost Of Living

84
Erie's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Erie Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 84 99 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 96 103 100
Health 85 94 100
Housing 54 91 100
Transportation 98 109 100
Utilities 96 111 100

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Rankings for Erie in Pennsylvania

Map Of Erie, PA

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Population over time in Erie

Year Population % Change
2019 97,263 -0.9%
2018 98,156 -0.8%
2017 98,970 -1.2%
2016 100,157 -0.5%
2015 100,678 -0.2%
2014 100,832 -0.5%
2013 101,324 -0.1%
2012 101,454 -0.2%
2011 101,658 0.0%
2010 101,635 -

Race / Ethnicity in Erie

White
68.7% (66,772)
African American
15.5% (15,102)
American Indian
0.4% (379)
Asian
2.8% (2,737)
Hawaiian
0.0% (21)
Other
0.7% (685)
Two Or More
3.6% (3,516)
Hispanic
8.3% (8,051)
Race Erie PA USA
White 68.7% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 15.5% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.3% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Erie

Female
50.5% (49,082)
Male
49.5% (48,181)
Gender Erie PA USA
Female 50.5% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Erie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,890)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (8,753)
High School / GED
40.0% (38,905)
Some College
16.0% (15,562)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,753)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (14,589)
Master's Degree
5.0% (4,863)
Professional Degree
1.0% (972)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (972)
Education Erie PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Erie, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
11.0% (1,067,535)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (712,340)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (1,488,065)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (1,272,558)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (1,561,688)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (1,707,471)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (879,333)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (743,545)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (181,132)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (112,628)
Income Erie PA USA
Less than $10,000 11.0% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 6.6% 7.7%

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