Latest Data (2016)
Population 98,593
Nationwide Rank 308

Quick Facts

Erie, Pennsylvania is the 308th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Erie, Pennsylvania is a city.

Erie, Pennsylvania is currently 28.8% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Erie, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Erie, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
298 Davie, Florida 101,871 23.9%
299 Las Cruces, New Mexico 101,759 38.2%
300 South Bend, Indiana 101,735 -6.1%
301 Vista, California 101,659 13.0%
302 Renton, Washington 100,953 96.0%
303 San Angelo, Texas 100,702 13.8%
304 Roanoke, Virginia 99,660 5.1%
305 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,631 9.2%
306 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 99,543 26.5%
307 Allen, Texas 99,179 119.9%
308 Erie, Pennsylvania 98,593 -4.8%
309 Sparks, Nevada 98,345 46.9%
310 Vacaville, California 98,303 9.9%
311 Albany, New York 98,111 3.7%
312 Beaverton, Oregon 97,590 22.1%
313 Compton, California 97,550 4.1%
314 Orem, Utah 97,499 15.4%
315 Flint, Michigan 97,386 -21.9%
316 Federal Way, Washington 96,757 13.6%
317 Mission Viejo, California 96,396 2.9%
318 Spokane Valley, Washington 96,340 19.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
231 Allentown 120,443 12.9%
308 Erie 98,593 -4.8%
375 Reading 87,575 7.7%
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%
629 Lancaster 59,218 4.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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