In 2018, Erie County, PA had a population of 272k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $48,007. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Erie County, PA declined from 274,541 to 272,061, a -0.903% decrease and its median household income declined from $50,614 to $48,007, a -5.15% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Erie County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.21%), White (Hispanic) (2.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%). 0% of the people in Erie County, PA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie County, PA are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,386 degrees awarded in 2019), Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (1,277 degrees), and Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (1,078 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Erie County, PA was $143,700, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%. Most people in Erie County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, PA was 2 cars per household.