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Population in 2012: 101,047 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 

Males: 49,015  (48.5%)
Females: 52,032  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  33.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.4 years

Zip codes: 16501, 16502, 16503, 16504, 16505, 16506, 16507, 16508, 16509, 16510, 16511, 16546.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,271 (it was $28,387 in 2000)
Erie:

$33,271
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,765

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,100 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Erie:

$85,100
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,781; Detached houses: $105,835; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,490; In 2-unit structures: $68,278; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,458; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,302; Mobile homes: $27,775

Median gross rent in 2012: $623.

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  • White alone - 71,677 (70.9%)
  • Black alone - 15,873 (15.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6,400 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4,204 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2,421 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 361 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 85 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.02%)

Races in Erie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Erie: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (13.9%), Italian (11.8%), Polish (10.1%), English (4.7%), Subsaharan African (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/16/1851

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 22.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,601 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Erie:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erie city:

  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

6,207 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.8% Africa).

This city:  6.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 222 registered sex offenders living in Erie, Pennsylvania as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Erie to the number of sex offenders is 455 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,111 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,871 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (83.1 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (295.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wesleyville borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Lawrence Park, PA (2.0 miles ), Northwest Harborcreek, PA (2.2 miles ), Penn State Erie (Behrend), PA (2.2 miles ), McKean borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Avonia, PA (3.3 miles ), Waterford borough, PA (3.6 miles ), North East borough, PA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2007: 142 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $129,700

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Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,378 (+16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 26,357 (62.1%)

Area code: 814

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Crime rates in Erie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 54431623741268
per 100,000 4.83.93.82.91.05.81.92.96.73.911.55.97.8
Rapes 54527170657569758883787764
per 100,000 52.050.168.268.463.972.067.273.784.779.974.975.462.8
Robberies 219227196191206200275264317121173150172
per 100,000 210.8218.8188.1186.6202.5192.1267.8259.3305.2116.5166.2146.9168.7
Assaults 189203179183188191208201234264228198214
per 100,000 181.9195.6171.8178.8184.8183.4202.5197.4225.3254.2219.1193.9209.9
Burglaries 6947347027257476327408311,1111,0131,1061,2331,095
per 100,000 667.9707.3673.9708.2734.5607.0720.5816.21069.5975.61062.71207.51073.8
Thefts 2,4532,8282,2412,2842,4702,1292,1062,0622,2801,8532,2452,4042,311
per 100,000 2360.92725.32151.22231.12428.52044.82050.62025.32194.81784.52157.12354.32266.3
Auto thefts 223221167125119106141175163152139101104
per 100,000 214.6213.0160.3122.1117.0101.8137.3171.9156.9146.4133.698.9102.0
Arson 51484133283538444820463227
per 100,000 49.146.339.432.227.533.637.043.246.219.344.231.326.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 307.4326.2297.3299.1306.9294.2320.0332.1390.8307.0346.0339.6330.5

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Crime rate in Erie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 199 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Erie, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5,086 (-4.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Erie-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Erie city center .

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 82 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from Erie center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Erie center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erie topographic map

Birthplace of: John Boyd (military strategist) - Military writer, Dorothy Dietrich - Magician, Tom Flynn (author) - Novelist, Harry Markopolos - Writer, Harry Kellar - Magician, Francis H. Griswold - Soilder, John Mark Gannon - Catholic bishop, Alice Robie Resnick - Judge, Eric Hicks - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jun 17, 1976), Richard E. Ellsworth - General.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Erie: George Maus Lowry.

Main business address for: ERIE INDEMNITY CO (INSURANCE AGENTS BROKERS & SERVICES), ERIE FAMILY LIFE INSURANCE CO (LIFE INSURANCE), RENT WAY INC (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Erie:

  • DAVITA - ERIE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 350 EAST BAYFRONT PARKWAY)
  • DAVITA - LAKE ERIE HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2563 WEST 8TH STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF ERIE (Dialysis Facility, 1641 SASSAFRAS STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3347 WEST 12TH STREET, SUITE 103)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, 3800 W 12TH STREET)
  • BRIGHTSTAR HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 410 CRANBERRY STREET SUITE 210)
  • CARE UNLIMITED INC (Home Health Center, 3204 STATE STREET SUITE B)
  • CAREGIVERS HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2820 W 3RD ST STE 8 EBCO PARK)
  • GREAT LAKES HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 1700 PEACH STREET, SUITE 244)
  • HEARTFELT HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 4166 WEST RIDGE ROAD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF ERIE (Home Health Center, 2201 W GRANDVIEW BLVD)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 3526 PEACH STREET)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF ERIE COUNTY (Home Health Center, 2253 WEST GRANDVIEW BOULEVARD)
  • ASERA CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 1600 PENINSULA DRIVE SUITE 14)
  • ERIE INDEPENDENCE HOUSE (Hospital, 3108 ZUCK ROAD)
  • ERIE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 135 EAST 38TH STREET)
  • HEALTHSOUTH GREAT LAKES REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, 143 EAST SECOND ST)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITAION HOSPITAL OF ERIE (Hospital, 143 EAST SECOND STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF METROPOLITAN ERIE (Hospital, 202 EAST TENTH STREET)
  • METRO HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 252 ELEVENTH ST)
  • MILLCREEK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 5515 PEACH STREET)
  • SAINT VINCENT HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 232 WEST 25TH STREET)
  • SAINT VINCENT HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 232 WEST 25TH STREET)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - ERIE (Hospital, 252 WEST 11TH STREET)
  • UPMC HAMOT (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 201 STATE STREET)
  • ABINGTON CREST NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 1267 SOUTH HILL ROAD)
  • BALL PAVILION (Nursing Home, 546 E LAKE RD)
  • BALL PAVILION, THE (Nursing Home, 5416 EAST LAKE ROAD)
  • FORESTVIEW (Nursing Home, 2301 EDINBORO ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WALNUT CREEK (Nursing Home, 4850 ZUCK ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WESTERN RESERVE (Nursing Home, 1521 WEST 54TH STREET)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF ERIE (Nursing Home, 137 WEST SECOND STREET)
  • MANCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN LODGE (Nursing Home, 6351 WEST LAKE ROAD)
  • MILLCREEK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, 5515 PEACH STREET)
  • MILLCREEK MANOR (Nursing Home, 5515 PEACH STREET)
  • PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIERS AND SAILORS HOME (Nursing Home, PO BOX 6239)
  • PRESBYTERIAN LODGE (Nursing Home, 2628 ELMWOOD AVENUE)
  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 4114 SCHAPER AVENUE)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR AT HAMOT,THE (Nursing Home, 201 STATE STREET)
  • PROGRESSIVE CC ST VINCENT (Nursing Home, 232 W 25TH STREET)
  • SAINT MARY'S AT ASBURY RIDGE (Nursing Home, 4855 WEST RIDGE ROAD)
  • SAINT MARY'S EAST (Nursing Home, 607 EAST 26TH STREET)
  • SARAH A REED RET CTR (Nursing Home, 2224 SASSAFRAS ST)
  • SARAH A REED RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 227 WEST 22ND STREET)
  • TWINBROOK MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 3805 FIELD STREET)
  • VILLAGE AT LUTHER SQUARE, THE (Nursing Home, 149 WEST 22ND STREET)

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Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Erie:


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Amtrak station:

ERIE (14TH & PEACH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.erie.pa.us

Colleges/Universities in Erie:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (Full-time enrollment: 4,031; Location: 5091 Station Rd; Public; Website: www.pserie.psu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Mercyhurst College (FT enrollment: 3,674; Location: 501 E 38th St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercyhurst.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Gannon University (FT enrollment: 2,936; Location: 109 W Sixth St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gannon.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (FT enrollment: 2,574; Location: 1858 W Grandview Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lecom.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Tri-State Business Institute (FT enrollment: 1,168; Location: 5757 W 26th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tsbi.edu)
  • Great Lakes Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 499; Location: 5100 Peach Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.glit.edu)
  • Erie Institute of Technology Inc (FT enrollment: 279; Location: 940 Millcreek Mall; Private, for-profit; Website: www.erieit.edu)
  • Erie Business Center (FT enrollment: 237; Location: 246 W Ninth St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ErieBC.edu)
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Erie (FT enrollment: 170; Location: 2000 Liberty St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.triangle-tech.edu)
  • Northwest Regional Technology Institute (FT enrollment: 62; Location: 3104 State St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nwrti.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Erie:

  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Edinboro, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,252)
  • Allegheny College (about 33 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 45 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,816)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 45 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,406)
  • Grove City College (about 67 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 73 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,473)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 73 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 7,651)

Biggest public high schools in Erie:

Private high schools in Erie:

  • CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 225 W 9TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • MERCYHURST PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 538 E GRANDVIEW BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • VILLA MARIA ACADEMY (Students: 335; Location: 2403 W 8TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 241; Location: 8150 OLIVER RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN (Students: 117; Location: 1781 W 38TH; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COMMUNITY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 5800 OLD ZUCK RD; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • ABRAXAS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 54; Location: 121 W 14TH ST; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • HARBOR CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 4719 BUFFALO RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Erie:

  • OUR LADY OF PEACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 2401 W 38TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADYS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 606 LOWELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LUKE SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 425 E 38TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VILLA MARIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 2551 W 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY (Students: 278; Location: 2602 BUFFALO RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 1531 E GRANDVIEW BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DR GERTRUDE A BARBER NATIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 243; Location: 100 BARBER PL; Grades: PK - PK)
  • ST JOHN-HOLY ROSARY EASTSIDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 504 E 27TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 156; Location: 220 W 11TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ERIE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 1372 W 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Erie, map of school districts: ERIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, HARBOR CREEK SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Erie:

  • ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,896,259; Location: BLASCO MEM LIB, 160 E FRONT ST; 466,449 books; 296 e-books; 27,881 audio materials; 18,452 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 890 print serial subscriptions; 12 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Metro Health has recently closed its doors.
  • WERG is now 90.5 FM
  • Under Hospitals/Medical Centers,you need to add: Shriners Hospitals for Children. Remove: Metro Health Center (it has gone out of business as of April 2003).
  • Under Hospitals/Medical Centers,you need to add: Shriners Hospitals for Children. Remove: Metro Health Center (it has gone out of business as of April 2003).
  • WQHZ,WRIE,WXKC,WXTA, are now owned by Citadel Broadcasting. But I don't know if Citadel Broadcasting is an LLC
  • Under Hospitals/Medical Centers,you need to add: Shriners Hospitals for Children. Remove: Metro Health Center (it has gone out of business as of April 2003).

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Notable locations in Erie: Veterans Stadium (A), Glenwood Park Zoo (B), Colonial Plaza (C), East Erie Plaza (D), Cranch Park (E), Lake Park (F), Euclid Park (G), Chautauqua Park (H), Twelfth and Pittsburgh Plaza (I), West Erie Plaza (J), Park Plaza (K), Liberty Plaza (L), Perry Plaza (M), Grandview Plaza (N), Joseph Martin Golf Course (O), Erie International Main Terminal (P), Presque Isle State Park Marina (Q), Lampe Marina (R), Cherry Marina (S), Austin Dock Number Four (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Erie Central Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Erie include: Glenwood Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (D), Saint Stephens Lutheran Church (E), Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church (F), Lamb of God Lutheran Church (G), Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Erie Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Big Pond (A), Niagara Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Horseshoe Pond (D), Ridge Pond (E), Cranberry Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Cascade Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Erie include: Grove Drive Park (1), Washington Park (2), Roma Park (3), Crush Park (4), Andrews Parks (5), Woodlawn Park (6), Victory Park (7), Bayview Park (8), Pebble Lake Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Firefighters Historical Museum Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 428 Chestnut Street) (1), Splash Lagoon Water Park Resort (Water Parks & Slides; 8091 Peach Street) (2), Erie Art Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 411 State Street) (3), Erie County Historical Society & Museums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 419 State Street) (4), Watson Curtze Mansion & Erie Planetarium (Planetariums; 356 West 6th Street) (5), Experience Children's Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 420 French Street) (6), Brothers Bowling Association (Arcades & Amusements; 3618 Main Street) (7), Erie SeaWolves Baseball (Arcades & Amusements; 110 East 10th St) (8), Hospitality Network Services (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1030 West Bayfront Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Greenwood Inn (4535 East Lake Road) (1), Downtown Super 8 Motel (205 West 10th Street) (2), El Patio Motel (2950 West 8th Street) (3), Hampton Inn (8050 Old Oliver Road) (4), Days Inn Erie (7415 Schultz Road) (5), Courtyard Erie (7792 Peach Street) (6), Beachcomber Inn Inc (2930 West 6th Street) (7), Econo Lodge (I 90 & Rte 19) (8), Benjamin's (16 East 10th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Home Ec Community Development - Court Of Common Pleas- District Just (1563 West 38th) (1), Federal Bureau of Investigation (717 State Street Suite 400) (2), Pennsylvania Commonwealth - Superior Court Of Pennsylvania (3250 West Lake Road) (3), Courts - Federal - Appeals Court (17 South Park Row) (4), Home Ec Community Development - District 06-2-01 Robie Thomas- Court Of Common P (556 West 4th) (5), Home Ec Community Development - District 06-03-01 Krahe Mark- Court Of Common P (3921 Buffalo) (6), Home Ec Community Development - Court Of Common Pleas- Court Appointed Special Advocate (140 West 2nd) (7), Courtcall Erie 6th Judicial Court Of Pa (140 West 6th Street) (8), Home Ec Community Development - Court Of Common Pleas- Home Ec Community Develop (West Library) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.391. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.391
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.98. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.59. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.59
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Erie and their reported violations in the past:

COLONY WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 160, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In MAR-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-06-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-06-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and SEP-26-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
COUNTRY GARDENS TRAILER COURT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-11-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2002)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
GOSPEL HILL GOLF CLUB, INC. (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-02-2003 to APR-30-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CROSS STATION MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 94, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-29-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2005)
  • 99 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
K D,S BOARDWALK (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2004), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2004), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KUHL HOSE COMPANY INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FRENCH QUARTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
HOLIDAY MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Erie that have no violations reported:

  • HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS (Serves NY, Population served: 174, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIPLEY STATELINE TRUCK STOP (Serves NY, Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • COUNTRY FAIR 76 (Serves NY, Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Erie, PA

People in group quarters in Erie in 2010:

  • 2,792 people in college/university student housing
  • 715 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 622 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 416 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 209 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 129 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 103 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 13 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Erie in 2000:

  • 2,352 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,160 people in nursing homes
  • 583 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 454 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 330 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 249 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 149 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 143 people in religious group quarters
  • 120 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 69 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 69 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 67 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 37 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 30 people in halfway houses
  • 22 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Erie compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Erie, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Louis J. Tullio Arena. Capacity: 7,938.

Banks with most branches in Erie (2011 data):

  • Northwest Savings Bank: 12 branches. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Summit Township Branch, West 8th Street, West Ridge Branch, Grandview Plaza Branch, State Street Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Marquette Savings Bank: 3404 Liberty Street Branch, 3801 Sterrettania Road, Erie Branch, 2304 West 12th St Branch, at 920 Peach Street. Info updated 2009/12/02: Bank assets: $758.9 mil, Deposits: $641.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: East Avenue Branch, Eighth & State Street Branch, Millcreek Branch, Kearsarge Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • CNB Bank: Erie Asbury Road Office Branch, 10th Street Branch, Erie Main Office Branch. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $1,579.5 mil, Deposits: $1,354.4 mil, headquarters in Clearfield, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: State Street Branch, Peach Street Branch, Pittsburgh Ave Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Community National Bank of Norwestern Pennsylvania: Millcreek Branch at 2420 Zimmerly Road, branch established on 2000/06/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.0 mil, Deposits: $62.6 mil, headquarters in Albion, PA, positive income, 5 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Erie, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn, 8051 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 866-6666
  • Bel Aire Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 2800 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505 , Phone: (814) 833-1116, Fax: (814) 838-3242
  • Motel 6 Erie, 7575 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 864-4811
  • Travelodge, 6101 Wattsburg Rd, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 825-3100, Fax: (814) 825-0857
  • Swanville Motel, 5455 W RDG Rd, Erie, PA 16506 , Phone: (814) 833-3157
  • Microtel Inn, 8100 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 864-1010
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 8061 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 864-2500
  • Econolodge-erie, 8050 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 , Phone: (814) 866-5544, Fax: (814) 866-5544
  • 22 other hotels and motels
All 30 fire-safe hotels and motels in Erie, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Erie travel time to work - commute


Erie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Erie city (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.81%
Here58.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents62.6%9.7%7.5%4.3%2.8%
Congregations16.2%17.7%9.2%8.5%3.8%
NameSalvation ArmyChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%1.4%1.0%6.1%
Congregations0.8%4.2%3.8%3.8%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
Erie County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Erie County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Erie County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

29.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$76,432$39,8781$846
Other Government Administration 20$50,014$30,0080$0
Judicial and Legal 10$32,829$39,3950$0
Police Protection - Officers 168$913,182$65,2270$0
Police - Other 36$114,065$38,0222$1,437
Firefighters 135$662,635$58,9010$0
Fire - Other 17$84,683$59,7760$0
Streets and Highways 55$206,278$45,0061$2,480
Solid Waste Management 37$114,532$37,1460$0
Sewerage 91$333,121$43,9280$0
Parks and Recreation 57$201,835$42,4920$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21$83,747$47,8551$458
Other and Unallocable 2$6,985$41,9100$0
Totals for Government 672$2,880,338$51,4355$5,221

Erie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,220,000 ($21.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,890,000 ($18.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,518,000 ($15.02)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,370,000 ($142.21)
    Police Protection: $13,792,000 ($136.49)
    Sewerage: $11,895,000 ($117.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,986,000 ($98.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,665,000 ($85.75)
    Regular Highways: $4,371,000 ($43.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,852,000 ($28.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,577,000 ($25.50)
    Water Utilities: $1,641,000 ($16.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,400,000 ($13.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,033,000 ($10.22)
    General Public Buildings: $552,000 ($5.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000 ($5.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $290,000 ($2.87)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $66,001,000 ($653.17)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $39,365,000 ($389.57)
    Corporate Bonds: $19,381,000 ($191.80)
    Benefit Payments: $13,780,000 ($136.37)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($0.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,469,000 ($44.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,133,000 ($21.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,043,000 ($10.32)
    Central Staff Services: $963,000 ($9.53)
    Regular Highways: $821,000 ($8.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $520,000 ($5.15)
    Police Protection: $365,000 ($3.61)
    General - Other: $255,000 ($2.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($0.74)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($0.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,663,000 ($313.35)

Erie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,511,000 ($173.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,978,000 ($39.37)
    All Other: $2,586,000 ($25.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $612,000 ($6.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($0.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $13,270,000 ($131.33)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,298,000 ($22.74)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,721,000 ($17.03)
    From Other Governments: $1,676,000 ($16.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,262,000 ($71.87)
    All Other: $1,155,000 ($11.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $962,000 ($9.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $425,000 ($4.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,629,000 ($26.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,707,000 ($16.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,265,000 ($12.52)
    Interest Earnings: $1,161,000 ($11.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $845,000 ($8.36)
    Rents: $256,000 ($2.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,757,000 ($37.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,082,000 ($20.60)
    Highways: $1,974,000 ($19.54)
    General Local Government Support: $133,000 ($1.32)
  • Tax - Property: $24,590,000 ($243.35)
    Individual Income: $6,210,000 ($61.46)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,062,000 ($30.30)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $763,000 ($7.55)
    Public Utility License: $644,000 ($6.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $587,000 ($5.81)

Erie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,156,000 ($2109.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $204,568,000 ($2024.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,588,000 ($84.99)

Erie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,163,000 ($130.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $43,924,000 ($434.69)
    Total Federal Securities: $18,020,000 ($178.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,319,000 ($82.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $761,000 ($7.53)

3.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.15%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.15%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crawford County, PA  0.32% ($25,080 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($37,403)
from Warren County, PA  0.13% ($24,545)


3.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Crawford County, PA  0.30% ($27,093 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.24% ($34,543)
to Chautauqua County, NY  0.09% ($28,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Erie:

  • WJET (1400 AM; 1 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WPSE (1450 AM; 1 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PA STATE UN)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWOW (1360 AM; 5 kW; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: WWOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEYZ (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORTH EAST, PA)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erie:

  • WERG (89.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: GANNON UNIVERSITY)
  • W254AJ (98.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WQLN-FM (91.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXTA (97.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WEFR (88.1 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W285AI (104.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: WILLIAM T. SHANNON)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUSE (93.9 FM; FAIRVIEW, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCTL (106.3 FM; UNION CITY, PA; Owner: INSPIRATION TIME, INC.)
  • WFSE (88.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Erie:

  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W48CH (Channel 48; ERIE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Erie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 74
Total length: 644 meters (2,113ft)
Total costs: $8,000
Total average daily traffic: 706,499
Total average daily truck traffic: 37,161

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 19
  • 1980-1989: 19
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 14
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Erie, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Erie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 273 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Erie, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 537 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Erie)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 70 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Erie)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED397$85,355443$71,950817$73,495249$26,75810$231,500237$60,9442$5,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$67,14325$65,00057$75,84913$44,9230$09$95,0001$12,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$75,86246$63,152455$75,560140$20,9480$044$60,8861$78,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$68,19228$81,250211$77,87421$28,0481$113,00015$61,8001$100,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$82,6005$79,20032$96,5094$43,7500$04$78,7500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 31 tracts in Erie, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$97,05426$92,2310$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$78,3855$101,8001$141,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$94,2004$133,5501$52,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$103,0002$132,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Erie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Erie, PA

Most common first names in Erie, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,26374.2 years
Mary1,87579.0 years
William1,35374.4 years
Joseph1,35374.6 years
Robert1,17070.9 years
Helen99380.0 years
James97571.1 years
Charles94275.0 years
Edward85474.4 years
George84876.3 years
Most common last names in Erie, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith54275.3 years
Johnson37375.7 years
Miller37275.8 years
Brown27576.2 years
Anderson23575.8 years
Williams20173.2 years
Jones18273.4 years
Davis15676.4 years
Martin15174.6 years
Weber13780.0 years
Businesses in Erie, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Long John Silver's2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lowe's2
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott5
American Eagle Outfitters2Marshalls1
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets17
Arby's8McDonald's10
AutoZone4Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Microtel1
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Blockbuster2Nike14
Budget Car Rental2OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Country Buffet1
Burger King4Old Navy1
Burlington Coat Factory1Olive Garden1
CVS6Outback1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza3
Chico's1Payless4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Clarion1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn2Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos2
Curves2RadioShack4
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen6Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid9
Deb1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears5
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx21Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
GNC5Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop3Subway15
Gap1Super 81
Goodwill3T-Mobile9
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block6T.J.Maxx1
Haworth1Taco Bell4
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Tim Hortons8
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
JoS. A. Bank1Travelodge1
Jones New York4True Value2
Journeys1U-Haul6
KFC4UPS28
Kincaid1Value City Furniture1
Kmart3Vans6
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
La Quinta1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart3
Lane Bryant1Wendy's5
Lane Furniture2Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1Wingate1
Little Caesars Pizza6YMCA4
Browse common businesses in Erie, PA


Erie on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 (16503) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (16507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slavic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (16509) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Soviet Union first ancestries"
  • #93 (16503) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #94 (16504) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (16510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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