Erie (zip 16505), Pennsylvania 

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Population

15,801

-4.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$54,588

Median Home Price

$174,900

Median Age

47.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.6

summer / winter

United States / Pennsylvania / Erie Metro Area / Erie County / No City / Erie (zip 16505)

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Best Places to Live in Erie (zip 16505), Pennsylvania

Small industrial city - Extreme northwest Pennsylvania along south shore of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16505 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Erie County
Metro Area: Erie Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Erie (zip 16505)
Cost of Living: -17.8% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 731 ft above sea level

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Erie, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Erie (zip 16505) is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Erie (zip 16505) jobs have decreased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Erie (zip 16505)'s cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Erie (zip 16505)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16505 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Erie (zip 16505)'s population is 15,801 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Erie (zip 16505) is Real Estate: $174,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.

SCHOOLS
Erie (zip 16505) public schools spend $12,874 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Erie (zip 16505). More Education



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Housing Market in Erie

It's a good time to buy in Erie. Home Appreciation is up 12.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Erie is $174,900.
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