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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Erie, Pennsylvania is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Erie, Pennsylvania is more expensive.

Overall, Erie, Pennsylvania cost of living is 82.10.

  COST OF LIVINGErie, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  82100
  Grocery  102.7100
  Health  93100
  Housing  44100
  Utilities  104100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  101100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
US Census numbers
According to U.S. Census Bureau, the 2010 population of City of Erie,PA was 101,786 a decrease of 1.9% from previous census.... (read more)
Hard Times
The city of Erie has experienced a string of hard times the last few years. Many companies have moved out of the area or gone out of business leaving thousands without... (read more)
Where I want to live
I am looking for a place that provides business oppurtunities but is a small or close to the country and close... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
moved from Erie at 16 in '83
I was so glad to leave. I lived in Lawrence, Park also which was better. I returned in 2010 to visit Erie and Lp the old hood looked run down. I was into Martial Arts... (read more)
Erie, PA is what you make it
I recently relocated to Erie from San Antonio, TX in October of 2011 and prior to that I have resided in South Florida, Detroit, South Jersey, and Northern California... (read more)
re: Erie, PA - 7/15/2011
I love Erie because of the lake, low cost of living, and outdoor activities, but let me correct one thing, THERE ARE NO JOBS IN ERIE. Its hard to get a job at Walmart... (read more)
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