Latest Data (2017)
Population 97,369
Nationwide Rank 317

Quick Facts

Erie, Pennsylvania is the 317th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Erie, Pennsylvania is a city.

Erie, Pennsylvania is currently 29.7% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Erie, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Erie, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
307 Vacaville, California 100,032 11.8%
308 Meridian, Idaho 99,926 172.0%
309 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,877 9.5%
310 Roanoke, Virginia 99,837 5.3%
311 Albany, New York 98,251 3.9%
312 Boca Raton, Florida 98,150 18.0%
313 Spokane Valley, Washington 97,847 20.9%
314 Orem, Utah 97,839 15.8%
315 Compton, California 97,612 4.2%
316 Beaverton, Oregon 97,514 22.0%
317 Erie, Pennsylvania 97,369 -6.0%
318 Lee's Summit, Missouri 97,290 37.0%
319 Lawrence, Kansas 96,892 20.2%
320 Federal Way, Washington 96,690 13.5%
321 Flint, Michigan 96,448 -22.6%
322 San Marcos, California 96,198 72.1%
323 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,159 82.4%
324 Sandy, Utah 96,145 8.0%
325 Mission Viejo, California 96,016 2.5%
326 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,672 1.2%
327 Yuma, Arizona 95,502 20.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
231 Allentown 121,283 13.7%
317 Erie 97,369 -6.0%
372 Reading 88,423 8.7%
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%
631 Lancaster 59,708 5.1%
782 Harrisburg 49,192 0.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 97,369 317
2016 98,593 308
2015 99,475 305
2014 99,452 297
2013 100,671 290
2012 101,047 285
2011 101,416 278
2010 101,786 270
2009 103,571 255
2008 103,815 249
2007 103,736 244
2006 103,863 243
2005 102,617 248
2004 102,757 239
2003 103,981 230
2002 103,979 227
2001 103,811 227
2000 103,659 226
1990 108,717 181
1960 138,440 88
1950 130,803 75
1940 116,955 72
1930 115,967 69
1920 93,372 75
1910 66,525 85
1900 52,733 73
1890 40,634 73
1880 27,737 70
1870 19,646 72