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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.

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  • 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 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Erie Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.19 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 278,045 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.90 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Erie Metro Area is $116,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.56%.
    Erie Metro Area public schools spend $13,704 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Erie Metro Area.

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