In 2020, Erie County, PA had a population of 272k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $52,863. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Erie County, PA declined from 273,835 to 272,046, a −0.653% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,529 to $52,863, a 2.59% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Erie County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), White (Hispanic) (1.98%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%).
None of the households in Erie County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.8% of the residents in Erie County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie County, PA are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,371 degrees awarded in 2020), Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (1,260 degrees), and Gannon University (1,075 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Erie County, PA was $138,500, and the homeownership rate was 67%. Most people in Erie County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, PA was 2 cars per household.