Erie, CO

Census Place

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2020 Population
27,157
12.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.1
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
4.69%
12.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$124,480
4.12% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$514,000
9.69% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Erie, CO had a population of 27.2k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $124,480. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Erie, CO grew from 24,223 to 27,157, a 12.1% increase and its median household income grew from $119,555 to $124,480, a 4.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Erie, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.545%).

None of the households in Erie, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Erie, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Erie, CO was $514,000, and the homeownership rate was 85.4%.

Most people in Erie, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Erie, CO is home to a population of 27.2k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.09% of Erie, CO residents were born outside of the country (2.2k people).

In 2020, there were 9.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.3k people) in Erie, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.42k White (Hispanic) and 1.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.7% of Erie, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Erie, CO was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Erie, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 758
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.42k ± 547
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 372
9.62%
Hispanic Population
2.61k people

In 2020, there were 9.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.3k people) in Erie, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.42k White (Hispanic) and 1.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.62% of the people in Erie, CO are hispanic (2.61k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

8.09%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.2k people
6.97%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people

As of 2020, 8.09% of Erie, CO residents (2.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Erie, CO was 6.97%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    376 ± 185
  2. Vietnam
    244 ± 85
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    170 ± 81

Erie, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Erie, CO employs 13.6k people. The largest industries in Erie, CO are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,291 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,632 people), and Manufacturing (1,442 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($133,721), Utilities ($115,637), and Information ($104,919).

Occupations

13.6k
2020 Value
± 896
8.92%
1 Year growth
± 8.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Erie, CO grew at a rate of 8.92%, from 12.5k employees to 13.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Erie, CO, are Management Occupations (2,424 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,201 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,198 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Erie, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.6k
2020 Value
± 896
8.92%
1 Year growth
± 8.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Erie, CO grew at a rate of 8.92%, from 12.5k employees to 13.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Erie, CO, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,291 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,632 people), and Manufacturing (1,442 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Erie, CO, though some of these residents may live in Erie, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$95,833
Median earning men ± $14,477
$43,491
Median earning women ± $6,808

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($148,322), Wholesale Trade ($134,273), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($120,515).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($98,194), Manufacturing ($92,734), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($83,036).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.768% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.751% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (1.08M), Some college (1.01M), and High School or Equivalent (1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Erie, CO was $514,000 in 2020, which is 2.24 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $468,600 to $514,000, a 9.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Erie, CO is 85.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Erie, CO have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Erie, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Erie, CO is $124,480. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Erie, CO was Census Tract 132.11 with a value of $138,288, followed by Census Tract 20.08 and Census Tract 20.05, with respective values of $125,563 and $115,938.

Property

$514,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$19,401
$7,613
Median Property Taxes
±$560

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Erie, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Erie, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85.4%
Homeownership
2020
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 85.4% of the housing units in Erie, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 86.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 132.11
  2. Census Tract 20.08
  3. Census Tract 20.05

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Erie, CO was Census Tract 132.11 with a value of $138,288, followed by Census Tract 20.08 and Census Tract 20.05, with respective values of $125,563 and $115,938.

The following map shows all of the places in Erie, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$124,480
Median Household Income
± $6,382
8.91k
Number of Households
± 628

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.91k households in Erie, CO grew to $124,480 from the previous year's value of $119,555.

The following chart displays the households in Erie, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Erie, CO is from Colorado.
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2020, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (66.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.9%)
  3. Carpooled (8.15%)

In 2020, 66.6% of workers in Erie, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.9%) and those who carpooled to work (8.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Erie, CO have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Erie, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Erie, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Erie, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Erie, CO (1.27k out of 27.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Erie, CO is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.9% of the population of Erie, CO has health coverage, with 70% on employee plans, 7.42% on Medicaid, 7.63% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.875% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Weld County, CO see 1766 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.6% decrease from the previous year (2045 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2178 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 392 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,766 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Weld County, CO

Primary care physicians in Weld County, CO see an average of 1,766 patients per year. This represents a 13.6% decrease from the previous year (2,045 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Weld County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.9% under 18 years, 14.3% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.09%
Uninsured
70%
Employer Coverage
7.42%
Medicaid
7.63%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.875%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Erie, CO grew by 50.9% from 2.05% to 3.09%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Erie, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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