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Erie Metro Area, Pennsylvania 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment


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What Bert Has To Say About Erie Metro Area

Erie, Pennsylvania’s third-largest city, is a major port and industrial center in the northwest corner of the state. Located between Cleveland, Ohio, and Buffalo, New York, about 75 miles from each, Erie has a pleasant if somewhat declining small-town feel and many historic sites. Its role as a shipping point for the steel industry has been declining for years, but is being replaced by plastics and some high value-added manufacturing activities.


  • Location: Extreme northwest Pennsylvania along south shore of Lake Erie
  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
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  • Metro Area: Erie Metro Area

Quick Facts About Erie

    The unemployment rate in Erie Metro Area is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Erie Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.86 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Erie Metro Area's cost of living is 11.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Erie Metro Area's population is 280,181 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.16 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Erie Metro Area is $105,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.90 percent.
    Erie Metro Area public schools spend $12,738 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Erie Metro Area.

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