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Erie city, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania

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Erie city, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Population per square mile, 2010 5,334.5 283.9
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
12,961,683
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
93,511
12,972,091
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
13,002,788
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
94,849
13,002,788
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
-0.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.4%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 94,831 13,002,700
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 101,786 12,702,379
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.4%
20.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.5%
19.6%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.8%
80.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
16.3%
12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.5%
4.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
8.4%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.3%
8.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
67.2%
74.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 4,123 680,824
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.8% 7.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X 5,815,392
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 52.6% 69.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $101,500 $226,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,090 $1,671
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $497 $606
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $809 $1,110
Building permits, 2022 X 28,008
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 39,180 5,193,727
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.28 2.42
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 82.9% 88.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 11.2% 11.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 89.6% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 83.5% 87.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 88.6% 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 22.4% 33.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 14.7% 10.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.3%
6.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 59.0% 62.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 57.0% 58.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 177,171 28,849,427
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,860,008 116,621,778
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 91,677 28,710,741
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 906,198 234,836,340
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,304 $18,354
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 18.2 26.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $43,135 $73,170
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $25,090 $41,234
Persons in poverty, percent
24.3%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X 304,633
Total employment, 2021 X 5,279,905
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X 316,656,076
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X -5.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 X 856,626
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,727 216,320
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 921 140,151
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 37,987
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 93 20,143
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,276 179,695
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 137 13,998
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,209 182,486
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,953.6 290.6
Population per square mile, 2010 5,334.5 283.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 19.14 44,742.27
Land area in square miles, 2010 19.08 44,742.70
FIPS Code 4224000 42
Value Notes

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In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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