Erie, Pennsylvania 

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Population

99,475

9% Decline

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

Median Income

$33,007

Avg. Home Price

$75,600

Best Places to Live in Erie, Pennsylvania

Small industrial city - Extreme northwest Pennsylvania along south shore of Lake Erie
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby recreation
-Central location
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Wet climate

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Erie County
Metro Area: Erie Metro Area
City: Erie
Zip Codes: 16510 16504 16508 16502 16503 16507 16501 16546
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 731 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Erie is 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Erie jobs have increased by 1.18%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Erie's cost of living is 20.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Erie's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Erie's population is 99,475 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.50%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Erie is $75,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.30%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Erie public schools spend $15,355 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Erie. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Erie

It's a good time to buy in Erie. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Erie Real Estate.

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Reviews for Erie   25 Reviews
Giant Dump - 8/11/2018
Born and raised in Erie pa, Lucky enough to earn an above average living here. (Moved out of Erie) However in the big sceme of things that doesn’t mean much two people... Read More

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A Wonderful Place To Live - 4/29/2016
I have lived in Erie for 50 years, and it's a great small town! Erie boasts 3 excellent universities and Penn State's leading engineering branch, Behrend. Even our... Read More

moved from Erie at 16 in '83 - 3/14/2013
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


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16510 16504 16508 16502 16503 16507 16501 16546
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