Erie, Pennsylvania 

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Population

95,077

-2.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

10.7%

Median Income

$33,007

Median Home Price

$141,300

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Best Places to Live in Erie, Pennsylvania

Small industrial city - Extreme northwest Pennsylvania along south shore of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Erie, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Erie, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Nearby recreation
Central location
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Wet climate


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: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Erie County
Metro Area: Erie Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Erie
Zip Codes: 16510 16503 16508 16504 16502 16507 16501 16546
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 731 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Erie is 10.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Erie jobs have decreased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Erie's cost of living is 25.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Erie's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Erie county flipped narrowly Democratic, 49.7% to 48.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Erie's population is 95,077 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Erie is Real Estate: $141,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.8%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Erie

It's a good time to buy in Erie. Home Appreciation is up 15.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Erie is $141,300.

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Reviews for Erie   26 Reviews
Erie PA is a hidden gem - 9/2/2019
I've lived in numerous cities and towns around the country and traveled to countless others. Erie, PA remains, surprisingly, my favorite place to live, work and play.... Read More

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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

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
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16510 16503 16508 16504 16502 16507 16501 16546

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