Erie County, NY has a population of 921,046 people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $54,246. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Erie County, NY declined from 922,578 to 921,046, a 0.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,214 to $54,246, a 3.89% increase.
The population of Erie County, NY is 75.8% White, 12.9% Black, and 5.32% Hispanic. 10.7% of the people in Erie County, NY speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie County, NY are University at Buffalo, with 8,640 graduates, Buffalo State SUNY, with 2,529 graduates, and Erie Community College, with 2,474 graduates.
The median property value in Erie County, NY is $146,400, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Erie County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, NY is 2 cars per household.
Erie County, NY is the 8th most populated county in New York and borders Cattaraugus County, NY; Chautauqua County, NY; Genesee County, NY; Niagara County, NY; and Wyoming County, NY.