In 2018, Erie, 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, 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, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.21%), White (Hispanic) (2.39%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%). N/A% of the people in Erie, PA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie, PA are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1,495 degrees awarded in 2017), Gannon University (1,202 degrees), and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (1,201 degrees).
The median property value in Erie, PA is $143,700, and the homeownership rate is 65.5%. Most people in Erie, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie, PA is 2 cars per household.