Erie, Colorado 

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Population

30,318

+36.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$108,857

Median Home Price

$650,000

Median Age

37.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 5.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Erie, Colorado

College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Erie, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Colorado
County: Weld County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
City: Erie
Zip Codes: 80516
Cost of Living: 36.3% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

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Erie, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Attractive downtown
Educational attainment
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles

What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area

Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Erie is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Erie jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Erie's cost of living is 36.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Erie's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Erie, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Weld county remained very strongly Republican, 57.6% to 39.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Erie's population is 30,318 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 36.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Erie is Real Estate: $650,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.

SCHOOLS
Erie public schools spend $9,688 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Erie. More Education



Best Places to Live in Erie Rankings


Housing Market in Erie

It's a good time to buy in Erie. Home Appreciation is up 16.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Erie is $650,000.
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Reviews for Erie   2 Reviews
Hard to open a brick and mortar shop - 3/19/2021
Almost impossible to open a brick and mortar business here unless you're a lawyer, financial consultant, a restaurant or a dentist. Start jumping through hoops. Get... Read More

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Planned Expansion - 12/2/2008
Erie has an aggressive expansion plan in place. The initial phase of this plan was to build a well-appointed library and community center, which were completed and... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ERIE, COLORADO
80516

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