Erie County, PA has a population of 276,207 people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $48,964. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Erie County, PA declined from 278,045 to 276,207, a 0.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,386 to $48,964, a 3.33% increase.
The population of Erie County, PA is 84.6% White, 7.01% Black, and 4.11% Hispanic. 7.03% of the people in Erie County, PA speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Erie County, PA are Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, with 1,594 graduates, Gannon University, with 1,200 graduates, and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, with 978 graduates.
The median property value in Erie County, PA is $125,700, and the homeownership rate is 66%. Most people in Erie County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, PA is 2 cars per household.
Erie County, PA is the 14th most populated county in Pennsylvania and borders Chautauqua County, NY; Ashtabula County, OH; Crawford County, PA; and Warren County, PA.