In 2021, Erie County, PA had a population of 272k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $55,949. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Erie County, PA declined from 272,046 to 271,903, a −0.0526% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,863 to $55,949, a 5.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Erie County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), and White (Hispanic) (1.65%).
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.
98% of the residents in Erie County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie County, PA are Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (1,252 degrees awarded in 2021), Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,236 degrees), and Gannon University (1,122 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Erie County, PA was $144,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.
Most people in Erie County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, PA was 2 cars per household.