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Erie County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 280,843
  • Males: 136,704
  • Females: 144,139

Ethnicity:

  • White: 252,079
  • Black/African American: 16,746
  • Hispanic: 6,165
  • Native American/Eskimo: 416
  • Asian: 1,745
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 58
  • Other: 312
  • 2 or more: 3,322

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (248,150)
  2. Spanish (5,480)
  3. Polish (1,430)
  4. Italian (1,215)
  5. German (1,160)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 7,706

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina (749)
  2. Germany (546)
  3. Italy (496)
  4. Russia (439)
  5. Canada (433)
  6. Ukraine (371)
  7. Mexico (366)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (103,333)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (16,084)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (12,395)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (7,160)
  5. Assemblies of God (4,674)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Minority Health Education Delivery: 325 West 26th Street, Erie - (814) 453-6229

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 79,856
  • Sensory: 8,704
  • Physical: 20,737
  • Mental: 13,019
  • Self-care: 6,311
  • Go outside home: 14,190
  • Employment: 16,139

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 1,784

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 106,507
  • Utility gas: 89,792
  • Bottled or LP gas: 3,623
  • Electricity: 6,963
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 3,549
  • Coal or Coke: 40
  • Wood: 1,712
  • Solar Energy: 10
  • Other fuel: 745
  • No fuel used: 73

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 206,237
  • No vehicle: 20,497
  • 1 or more vehicle: 185,740

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 1,075
  • No High School: 6,369
  • Some High School: 20,204
  • High School: 75,150
  • Some College: 29,948
  • Associate's Degree: 9,770
  • College Degree: 23,829
  • Master's Degree: 9,575
  • Professional Degree: 2,897
  • Doctoral Degree: 1,289

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 106,507
  • Owners with phone: 73,155
  • Owners without phone: 553
  • Renters with phone: 31,349
  • Renters without phone: 1,450

10 closest counties:

  1. Crawford County, Pennsylvania
  2. Venango County, Pennsylvania
  3. Chautauqua County, New York
  4. Ashtabula County, Ohio
  5. Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  6. Warren County, Pennsylvania
  7. Forest County, Pennsylvania
  8. Trumbull County, Ohio
  9. Clarion County, Pennsylvania
  10. Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

16401, 16407, 16410, 16411, 16412, 16413, 16415, 16417, 16421, 16423, 16426, 16427, 16428, 16430, 16438, 16441, 16442, 16443, 16444, 16475, 16501, 16502, 16503, 16504, 16505, 16506, 16507, 16508, 16509, 16510, 16511, 16512, 16514, 16515, 16522, 16530, 16531, 16532, 16533, 16534, 16538, 16541, 16544, 16546, 16550, 16553, 16554, 16563, 16565

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WICU-TV (204 TV) ERIE, PA
  • WQLN (710 TV) ERIE, PA
  • WMCE (88.5 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WFSE (88.9 FM) EDINBORO, PA
  • WERG (90.5 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WQLN-FM (91.3 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WFGO (94.7 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WRKT (100.9 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM) ERIE, PA
  • WRTS (103.7 FM) NORTH EAST, PA
  • WCTL (106.3 FM) WATERFORD, PA
  • WFNN (1330 AM) ERIE, PA
  • WWCB (1370 AM) CORRY, PA
  • WJET (1400 AM) ERIE, PA
  • WPSE (1450 AM) ERIE, PA
  • WYNE (1530 AM) CORRY, PA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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