Erie, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 27,003 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +329.2%
Males: 13,300  (49.3%)
Females: 13,703  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 80026, 80504.

Erie Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $127,499 (it was $77,114 in 2000)
Erie:

$127,499
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $50,607 (it was $30,625 in 2000)

Erie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $557,835 (it was $248,800 in 2000)
Erie:

$557,835
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $592,592; detached houses: $603,516; townhouses or other attached units: $454,121; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $260,794

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,383.

March 2019 cost of living index in Erie: 115.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.3%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Erie, CO (2019)
    • 20,09182.0%White alone
    • 2,52810.3%Hispanic
    • 1,2935.3%Asian alone
    • 4691.9%Two or more races
    • 540.2%Black alone
    • 100.04%Other race alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Erie, Colorado as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Erie is 1,334 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Erie by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(23.8)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(33.2)
5
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.9)
4
(15.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.5)
3
(12.7)
3
(11.9)
3
(11.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(39.7)
2
(12.7)
1
(5.7)
4
(22.0)
1
(5.3)
11
(59.6)
8
(42.6)
9
(45.9)
4
(19.9)
11
(52.1)
6
(27.1)
7
(29.6)
19
(75.3)
21
(79.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(476.8)
37
(234.8)
19
(108.5)
23
(126.4)
12
(63.9)
20
(108.4)
23
(122.6)
15
(76.4)
15
(74.6)
19
(90.1)
24
(108.5)
27
(114.1)
26
(103.0)
33
(124.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
109
(866.1)
63
(399.8)
81
(462.4)
114
(626.5)
26
(138.5)
58
(314.3)
82
(437.1)
84
(428.0)
104
(517.1)
115
(545.1)
103
(465.7)
160
(676.2)
217
(860.0)
192
(723.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(143.0)
9
(57.1)
11
(62.8)
10
(55.0)
4
(21.3)
4
(21.7)
2
(10.7)
4
(20.4)
4
(19.9)
9
(42.7)
8
(36.2)
13
(54.9)
15
(59.4)
14
(52.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(39.7)
4
(25.4)
6
(34.2)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
4
(19.0)
1
(4.5)
3
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.3)
City-Data.com crime index106.544.632.346.012.833.837.038.933.069.954.066.174.573.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Erie, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Colorado average:

2.16
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Erie, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (13.6%), English (9.6%), Irish (8.2%), European (7.1%), American (6.9%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/15/1885

Elevation: 5034 feet

Land area: 9.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,856 people per square mile   (average).

Erie, Colorado map

1,689 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This town:

6.9%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,292 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,226 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longmont, CO (9.5 miles , pop. 71,093).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (12.0 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (594.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Leyner, CO (1.6 miles),
Lafayette, CO (2.0 miles ),
Louisville, CO (2.5 miles ),
Dacono, CO (2.5 miles ),
Niwot, CO (2.6 miles ),
Frederick, CO (2.7 miles ),
Gunbarrel, CO (2.7 miles ),
Paragon Estates, CO (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 105.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,825 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,560 (20.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Erie, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Erie, CO in 2019
Erie satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +5,026 (+397.3%).
Most common industries in Erie, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.0%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Erie, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Computer specialists (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.1%)

Average climate in Erie, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Erie, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.342. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.342
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.768. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.768
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Erie-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Erie town center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 710% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 424.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 528.3 miles away from Erie center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from Erie center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 410.2 miles away from Erie center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 261.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boulder County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Erie:

  • FRONT RANGE HOSPICE (215 CHEESMAN STRET #H)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Erie:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF GREATER DENVER INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • KIDNEY CENTER ON MAIN (ARA) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LONGMONT, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • BRIGHTON DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BRIGHTON, CO)
  • LONGMONT DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LONGMONT, CO)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-COLORADO HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LONGMONT, CO)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF LONGMONT (ARA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LONGMONT, CO)

Airports located in Erie:

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Amtrak stations near Erie:

  • 10 miles: LONGMONT (615 N. MAUB ST.) - Bus Station
  • 12 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erie:

  • Front Range Community College (about 10 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 14,756)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 12 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Regis University (about 18 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 21 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 21 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • Community College of Denver (about 21 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 21 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)

Public high school in Erie:

Private high school in Erie:

  • VISTA RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 123, Location: 3100 RIDGE VIEW DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Erie:

  • ERIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 807, Location: 4137 E COUNTY LINE RD., Grades: PK-5)
  • ERIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 552, Location: 650 MAIN STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • BLACK ROCK ELEMENTARY (Location: 2000 MOUNTAIN VIEW BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ASPEN RIDGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Location: 705 AUSTIN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
  • RED HAWK ELEMENTARY (Location: 1500 TELLEEN AVE., Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Erie

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Erie: Mountain View Fire Protection District Station 6 Erie (A), North Colorado Medical Evacuation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Prince Reservoir Number 1 (A), Prince Reservoir Number 2 (B), Prince Lake Number 1 (C), Erie Lake (D), Elmwood Reservoir (E), Thomas Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Boulder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ERIE TOWN OF (Population served: 18,168, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Erie (2011 data):

  • Summit Bank & Trust: at 199 South Briggs Street, branch established on 2007/10/29. Info updated 2011/10/04: Bank assets: $101.1 mil, Deposits: $81.2 mil, headquarters in Broomfield, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Erie Branch at 3338 Arapahoe Road, branch established on 2001/03/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Great Western Bank: Erie Branch at 785 Cheesman Street, branch established on 1997/06/16. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • FirstBank: Erie Branch at 512 Briggs, branch established on 1972/06/29. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Erie:

Marital status in Erie, CO
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Erie:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Colorado average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Erie
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Erie:

(Erie, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Erie, CO (based on Boulder County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,24011
Evangelical Protestant28,825101
Mainline Protestant19,12643
Other14,35974
Orthodox7184
None172,299-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Boulder County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Boulder County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 287
Here:

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boulder County:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.5%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.8%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Erie:

21.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Erie:

8.7%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Erie:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Erie:

59.7%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.6%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Erie, CO Residents

Erie government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,961,000 ($109.65)
    General Public Buildings: $2,296,000 ($85.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,927,000 ($71.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,205,000 ($44.62)
    General - Other: $356,000 ($13.18)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($12.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000 ($1.93)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($1.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $24,000 ($0.89)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $4,938,000 ($182.87)
    Water Utilities: $3,094,000 ($114.58)
    Police Protection: $2,962,000 ($109.69)
    Sewerage: $2,473,000 ($91.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,206,000 ($81.69)
    General - Other: $2,199,000 ($81.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,073,000 ($39.74)
    General Public Buildings: $821,000 ($30.40)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($9.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000 ($9.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($6.74)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $59,000 ($2.18)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($0.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $2,534,000 ($93.84)
    Other - Police Protection: $100,000 ($3.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,866,000 ($69.10)
    Water Utilities: $833,000 ($30.85)
    Police Protection: $303,000 ($11.22)
    Air Transportation: $284,000 ($10.52)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($6.81)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($6.59)
    General Public Building: $67,000 ($2.48)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($1.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,570,000 ($354.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,098,000 ($77.70)

Erie government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,321,000 ($160.02)
    Other: $2,770,000 ($102.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,018,000 ($74.73)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($1.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($1.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($2.67)
    Air Transportation: $26,000 ($0.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $145,000 ($5.37)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $22,109,000 ($818.76)
    Interest Earnings: $454,000 ($16.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $299,000 ($11.07)
    Rents: $128,000 ($4.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000 ($2.15)
    Royalties: $48,000 ($1.78)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($1.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,256,000 ($305.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $883,000 ($32.70)
    Other: $619,000 ($22.92)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,301,000 ($307.41)
    Property: $5,286,000 ($195.76)
    Other License: $2,134,000 ($79.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $749,000 ($27.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $82,000 ($3.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $69,000 ($2.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.22)

Erie government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,531,000 ($3463.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,799,000 ($3251.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,401,000 ($829.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,670,000 ($617.34)

Erie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,452,000 ($2868.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,764,000 ($102.36)

9.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,288 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.11%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  0.68% ($70,265 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.55% ($62,461)
from Adams County, CO  0.54% ($59,923)


9.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.88%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($741 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.10%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.16% ($72,406 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  1.05% ($69,350)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.80% ($62,149)
Businesses in Erie, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Starbucks2
Circle K1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
FedEx2Vons1
Nike1Walgreens1
Safeway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Erie:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erie:

  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGNU (88.5 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CST. ASSN., INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Erie:

  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
Erie fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Erie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.5mTotal length
  • $4,500,000Total costs
  • 177,584Total average daily traffic
  • 13,461Total average daily truck traffic
  • 265,795Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Erie, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Erie, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Erie)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Erie Station 600 Briggs St (Lat: 40.024972 Lon: -105.046361), Call Sign: WNGD818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.325 MHz, 154.415 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 04/03/2021, Registrant: Boulder County Sheriff\'s Office Communications, 3280 Airport Road, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone: (720) 564-2962, Email:
  • Lat: 40.041972 Lon: -104.985722, Call Sign: WPSR425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.500 MHz, 467.475 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2001, Expiration Date: 07/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2011, Certifier: Ronald S Hults, Registrant: Grove, Donna F, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • Lat: 40.001750 Lon: -105.034333, Call Sign: WPWV552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.087 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.637 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2003, Expiration Date: 01/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013, Certifier: Tom Meier, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Erie Municipal Airport (Lat: 40.009417 Lon: -105.047750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQEA903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.087 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2015, Expiration Date: 12/16/2025, Certifier: Dennis Moss, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • Lat: 40.037472 Lon: -105.052250, Call Sign: WQKF980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.587 MHz, 458.587 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2019, Expiration Date: 05/05/2029, Certifier: Kris Wilson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.008750 Lon: -105.025139, Call Sign: WQSD393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.187 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Brandon Carter, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 40.023972 Lon: -105.018222, Call Sign: WQUY325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 462.512 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 11/14/2024, Certifier: Dan Gudgel, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

179 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Erie)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Erie)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

167 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$253,78274$265,103365$260,7686$138,75012$201,5580$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$221,5608$324,08627$285,6370$01$187,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$237,0236$365,36571$303,5872$86,3253$214,5731$141,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$217,9535$232,88259$276,9252$108,1602$175,5850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$100,14020$269,9660$01$298,6100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.03 , 0128.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$297,77516$278,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$341,7247$283,893
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$330,2134$260,303
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$242,8902$219,865
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.03 , 0128.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Erie, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Erie, CO - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 70 took place in 2008, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Erie, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.7%), and Structure Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Erie, CO
    • 35654.7%Outside Fires
    • 18828.9%Structure Fires
    • 7711.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 304.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Erie, CO
Most common first names in Erie, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1475.6 years
Mary1479.0 years
Robert1273.6 years
George1081.5 years
Helen984.5 years
James977.1 years
William875.7 years
Richard861.5 years
Charles782.3 years
Frank783.0 years
Most common last names in Erie, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson780.3 years
Miller780.1 years
Martinez668.3 years
Montano675.0 years
Baker571.8 years
Rieder578.6 years
Smith566.6 years
Brown472.5 years
Canaday473.2 years
Lee469.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Erie, CO
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Erie, CO
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Electricity


Erie compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Erie on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
There are 180 pilots and 105 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph D. Brannan (178)
  • Robert J. Behnke, Ii (37)
  • Casey M. Ladtkow (30)
  • Miller H. Schuck (29)
  • Felipe Castro (28)
  • Brad Jacobsen (24)
  • Scott Johnson (22)
  • William Edward Manchester (21)
  • Martin Jess (20)
  • Robert E. Schneider (19)

Total of 1069 patent applications in 2008-2021.