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Erie County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 280,646 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 280,843 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 46,681
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 27,166
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 73,708
Renter-occupied apartments: 36,566 (it was 32,799 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 802 sq. mi.
Water area: 756.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 350 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Erie County: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (24.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Erie County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 137,957  (48.8%)
Females: 142,609  (51.2%)

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Erie County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Erie County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,888 ($36,627 in 1999)
This county:

$42888
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $589)
This county:

$459
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $111,800 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Erie County:

$111,800
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,400 - $172,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $175,207
Here:

$175,207
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,225
Here:

$111,225
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $78,010
Here:

$78,010
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $348,282
Here:

$348,282
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $668,398
Here:

$668,398
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $65,766
Here:

$65,766
State:

$35,442

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,474
Here:

$15,474
State:

$97,532
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,100
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $419

Institutionalized population: 5,208

Erie County, PA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,069 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,799 (1.8%)


Erie County household income distribution in 2009 Erie County home values distribution


Erie County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.8%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.8%
Erie County:

15.8%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Erie, PA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Erie County is $438 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $565 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Erie, Northwest Harborcreek, Edinboro, Corry, North East, Lawrence Park, Wesleyville, Union City, Girard, Lake City.

Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Erie County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.104 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 53 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 41 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.011 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.041 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.


Local government website: www.eriecountygov.org

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Erie County: Colony Plaza (A), Erie Municipal Golf Course (B), Strongs Corners (C), Lake Pleasant Corners (D), Yaple Corners (E), Love Corners (F), Shepherds Corners (G), Alexanders Corners (H), Howells Corners (I), Eades Corners (J), Sheridan Corners (K), Zuck Road Plaza (L), Summit Plaza (M), Plaza 79 (N), Plaza 12 (O), Peninsula Village (P), Pleasure Golf Course (Q), Holiday Acres Golf Course (R), Culberston Hills Golf Course (S), Mount Pleasant Ski Resort (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Millcreek Mall (1), Masons West Shopping Center (2), Kimco Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Erie County include: Union-Amity Church (A), Hope Church (B), Hatch Hollow Church (C), Harbor Ridge Church (D), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (E), Greenfield Church (F), Girard Church (G), West Greene Church (H), Wayne Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Valley Cemetery (1), Trinity Cemetery (2), Wheelock Cemetery (3), Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery (4), Bonnell Cemetery (5), Springfield Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Leisure Lake (A), Lake Pleasant (B), Edinboro Lake (C), LeBoeuf Lake (D), Howard Eaton Reservoir (E), Smith Reservoir (F), Grahamville Reservoir (G), Lake Annata (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Branch Conneaut Creek (A), South Branch French Creek (B), Townley Run (C), Honey Bee Creek (D), Hungry Run (E), Hubbel Run (F), Horton Run (G), Temple Creek (H), Mud Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Erie County include: State Game Lands Number 190 (1), State Game Lands Number 191 (2), State Game Lands Number 192 (3), State Game Lands Number 263 (4), State Game Lands Number 218 (5), Erie Bluffs State Park (6), Zuck Park (7), Lake Erie Community Park (8), State Game Lands Number 161 (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Ashtabula County, Ohio , Chautauqua County, New York , Crawford County , Warren County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 18,832
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,706 (47% naturalized citizens)

Erie County:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.2%

Erie County marital status for males
Erie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Erie County with a mortgage: 37,373 (3,592 second mortgage, 6,627 home equity loan, 141 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20,947

Here:

64.1% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.81%
Here58.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 165,161
Total congregations: 260

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents103,333 (62.6%)16,084 (9.7%)12,395 (7.5%)7,160 (4.3%)4,674 (2.8%)
Congregations42 (16.2%)46 (17.7%)24 (9.2%)22 (8.5%)10 (3.8%)
NameSalvation ArmyChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4,066 (2.5%)3,426 (2.1%)2,261 (1.4%)1,691 (1.0%)10,071 (6.1%)
Congregations2 (0.8%)11 (4.2%)10 (3.8%)10 (3.8%)83 (31.9%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Erie County - Erie, Northwest Harborcreek, Edinboro, Corry, North East

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Erie 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
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Erie County:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Erie County:

12.7%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Erie County:

Average size of farms: 129 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,187
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $488.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,609
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,463
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 37.20%
Corn for grain: 17539 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2687 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7947 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,211 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11,793 acres

Tornado activity:

Erie County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1.1 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/18/1977, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erie County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 73% 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 42.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the county 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 39.0 miles away from the county 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 62.1 miles away from Erie County 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 54.9 miles away from the county 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 61.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Erie County (%):





Erie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 101,299 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 14,187 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,660 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 111 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 128 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 466 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,409 (4%)
  • Other means: 651 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,876 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Erie County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Erie County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $46,386.

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%

1.27% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($12,386 average AGI)
1.74% relocated from other states ($21,384 average AGI)
Erie County:

1.74%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.12% ($34,942)
from Mercer County, PA  0.07% ($31,239)
from Venango County, PA  0.06% ($33,656)
from Ashtabula County, OH  0.06% ($28,614)


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%

1.18% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($9,725 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($38,629 average AGI)
Erie County:

2.68%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Warren County, PA  0.09% ($26,250)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.08% ($31,598)
to Ashtabula County, OH  0.05% ($21,558)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.05% ($39,708)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Erie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Erie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Erie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 45,799 (39,300 aged, 6,499 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14815.04
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 384.270
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50018.95

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1167.070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1001.980
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.98

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59.33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.37

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.05
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 21.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.3
  • Poisoning - 22.9
  • Suffocation - 21.9
  • Other - 6.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 267,691

Size of family households: 31,294 2-persons, 16,297 3-persons, 13,206 4-persons, 5,853 5-persons, 2,229 6-persons, 1,317 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 32,373 1-person, 6,188 2-persons, 1,063 3-persons, 445 4-persons, 100 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

94.1% of residents of Erie County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,552,693,000 ($5499 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $70,167,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $695,387,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $375,349,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,270,000
Federal grants: $302,501,000
Federal procurement contracts: $68,801,000 ($45,901,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $100,386,000 ($7,807,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,514,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $87,698,000
Federal Government insurance: $55,079,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 17,555
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,958
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,317
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -8,995
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Erie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 43.10 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 273
  • 3 rooms: 964
  • 4 rooms: 5,579
  • 5 rooms: 14,215
  • 6 rooms: 20,227
  • 7 rooms: 14,914
  • 8 rooms: 9,792
  • 9+ rooms: 7,715
  • 1 room: 934
  • 2 rooms: 2,309
  • 3 rooms: 6,472
  • 4 rooms: 8,084
  • 5 rooms: 7,393
  • 6 rooms: 4,262
  • 7 rooms: 1,929
  • 8 rooms: 777
  • 9+ rooms: 639
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 109
  • 1 bedroom: 1,395
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,256
  • 3 bedrooms: 39,662
  • 4 bedrooms: 16,379
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,907
  • no bedroom: 1,098
  • 1 bedroom: 9,446
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,529
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,615
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,712
  • 5+ bedrooms: 399
Cars and other vehicles available in Erie County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,373
  • 1 vehicle: 23,189
  • 2 vehicles: 34,833
  • 3 vehicles: 9,238
  • 4 vehicles: 2,319
  • 5+ vehicles: 756
  • no vehicle: 7,857
  • 1 vehicle: 16,949
  • 2 vehicles: 6,649
  • 3 vehicles: 1,074
  • 4 vehicles: 213
  • 5+ vehicles: 57

61% of Erie County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Pennsylvania.

Erie County:

61.0%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $68,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Erie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Electricity (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (78.2%)
  • Electricity (16.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,759
Here:

20.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,593
Here:

15.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,843
Here:

35.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Cash and Securities

Erie County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Erie County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Erie County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Erie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Erie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Erie County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 72 full 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 ORIGINATED928$108,3451,448$110,4133,892$108,920788$38,97217$922,235379$76,72876$54,842
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$105,94794$99,362301$117,85443$50,4420$020$76,00015$42,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED96$107,031168$74,8451,510$106,086408$34,8550$096$84,19876$38,105
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN58$94,12196$121,813812$113,46876$45,3821$113,00035$105,6868$68,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$101,50015$142,800137$126,88315$42,3330$010$102,4002$19,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED265$132,05388$138,6253$120,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$139,40033$157,3332$142,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$116,83317$164,3531$52,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$159,0003$133,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$136,0000$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Erie County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,94874.5 years
Mary2,52179.4 years
William1,81874.3 years
Joseph1,65274.9 years
Robert1,59970.8 years
Helen1,35080.3 years
James1,32071.4 years
Charles1,31575.2 years
George1,18976.3 years
Margaret1,12080.0 years
Most common last names in Erie County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith75575.6 years
Johnson52675.4 years
Miller52376.3 years
Brown40875.7 years
Anderson29876.1 years
Williams28074.0 years
Davis25977.2 years
Jones24874.0 years
Thompson19175.8 years
Martin18475.3 years
Businesses in Erie County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4MasterBrand Cabinets20
Ace Hardware3McDonald's16
Applebee's3Microtel1
Arby's9Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone4New Balance1
BMW1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike11
Blockbuster2Old Country Buffet1
Budget Car Rental2Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panera Bread2
Burger King8Papa John's Pizza3
CVS9Payless3
Casual Male XL1Penske2
Chick-Fil-A1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Clarion1Pizza Hut8
Cold Stone Creamery2Quality2
Comfort Inn2Quiznos2
Comfort Suites1RadioShack4
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves6Red Roof Inn1
DHL1Rite Aid13
Dairy Queen8Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears4
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx26Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC5Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway24
Goodwill3Super 82
H&R Block12T-Mobile8
Haworth1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell5
Holiday Inn2Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Jones New York3The Room Place1
KFC4Tim Hortons10
Kincaid1Toys"R"Us2
Kmart3Travelodge1
Knights Inn1True Value5
Kohl's1U-Haul13
La Quinta1UPS29
La-Z-Boy1Value City Furniture1
Lane Furniture2Vans4
Little Caesars Pizza9Verizon Wireless2
Long John Silver's2Walgreens2
Lowe's2Walmart5
Macy's1Wendy's7
Marriott4Wingate1
Marshalls1YMCA6
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