Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA

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Population

171,701

0.0832% decline

Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$57,316

2.46% growth

Number of Employees

78,982

0.131% growth

Median Property Value

$151,800

3.97% growth

About

In 2017, Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA had a population of 172k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $57,316. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA declined from 171,844 to 171,701, a -0.0832% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,942 to $57,316, a 2.46% increase.

The population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is 92.9% White Alone, 2.04% Black or African American Alone, and 1.99% Hispanic or Latino. 4.06% of the people in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,481 degrees awarded in 2016), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (930 degrees), and Mercyhurst University-North East Campus (264 degrees).

The median property value in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is $151,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.7%. Most people in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA employs 79k people. The largest industries in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,829 people), Hospitals (5,068 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,013 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($140,424), Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities ($139,098), and Legal services ($116,491).

Median household income in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is $57,316. Males in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,413. The income inequality in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,316

2017 value

± $1,651

2.46%

1 Year Growth

± 3.44%

Households in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $57,316, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,942 in 2016, which represents a 2.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$64,054

Average Male Salary

± $8,469

$44,413

Average Female Salary

± $4,489

In 2017, full-time male employees in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $77,493 ± $104,928

  2. American Indian

    $45,967 ± $48,521

  3. White

    $44,987 ± $4,385

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.69 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.459

2017 Wage GINI

0.454

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.89% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $107,007, followed by Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA and King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,302 and $103,802.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

79k

2017 Value

0.131%

1 Year growth

± 0.131%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.131%, from 78.9k employees to 79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, are Registered nurses (2,245 people), Cashiers (2,126 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,107 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,245 people), Cashiers (2,126 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,107 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (8.72 times higher than expected), Tool & die makers (5.28 times), and Drafters (4.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($265,427), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($222,546), and Actuaries ($146,831).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

79k

2017 Value

0.131%

1 Year growth

± 0.131%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.131%, from 78.9k employees to 79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,829 people), Hospitals (5,068 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,013 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,829 people), Hospitals (5,068 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,013 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (87.6 times higher than expected), Foundries (10.8 times), and Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing (9.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($140,424), Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities ($139,098), and Legal services ($116,491).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

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

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Health

N/A% of the population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 172k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is composed of 160k White Alone residents (92.9%), 3.5k Black or African American Alone residents (2.04%), 3.42k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.99%), 3.22k Two or More Races residents (1.87%), 1.53k Asian Alone residents (0.891%), 359 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.209%), 128 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0745%), and 16 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00932%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are Spanish (1,678 speakers), Russian (738 speakers), and German (500 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.05%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.25k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was 3.05%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    456 ± 524 people

  2. Ukraine

    343 ± 454 people

  3. Germany

    302 ± 426 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was China, the natal country of 456 Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA residents, followed by Ukraine with 343 and Germany with 302.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    160k ± 797

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.5k ± 468

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.42k ± 502

In 2017, there were 45.5 times more White Alone residents (160k people) in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.5k Black or African American Alone and 3.42k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,678 speakers (1.03%)

  2. Russian

    738 speakers (0.453%)

  3. German

    500 speakers (0.307%)

4.06% of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 1.03% of the overall population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.453% speak Russian and 0.307% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA awarded 3,337 degrees. The student population of Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 6,322 male students and 6,433 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are White (2,876 and 87.2%), followed by Black or African American (182 and 5.52%), Hispanic or Latino (86 and 2.61%), and Unknown (53 and 1.61%).

The largest universities in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,481 and 44.4%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (930 and 27.9%), and Mercyhurst University-North East Campus (264 and 7.91%).

The most popular majors in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are Registered Nursing (216 and 6.47%), General Business Administration & Management (206 and 6.17%), and Social Work (164 and 4.91%).

The median tuition costs in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,553 and $14,737 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 94 degrees awarded

  2. 91 degrees awarded

  3. 122 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was Registered Nursing with 94 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,481 degrees awarded

  2. 930 degrees awarded

  3. 264 degrees awarded

$10,553

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with 1,481 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,400

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,937

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,400 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA, which is 0.723 times less than the 1,937 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,876 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    182 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    86 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA were to White students. These 2,876 degrees mean that there were 15.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 182 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was $151,800 in 2017, which is 0.698 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $146,000 to $151,800, a 3.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is 74.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,316

Median Household Income

± $1,651

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA grew to $57,316 from the previous year's value of $55,942.

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Housing

Property Value

$151,800

2017 Median

± $2,012

$146,000

2016 Median

± $2,152

In 2017, the median property value in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA grew to to $151,800 from the previous year's value of $146,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.7%

2017 Homeownership

74.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.7% of the housing units in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Erie County (Outer) PUMA, PA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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