Statewide Claims to Fame

Erie is 11th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Income per household

Erie is 11th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Erie is 12th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Home ownership rate

Erie is 15th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Asian

Erie is 18th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Erie is 18th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Erie, Colorado Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 19,272 29th 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 17.2 28th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,055.6 88th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 9.6% 11th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.1% 18th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.7% 96th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 97.7% 18th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 52.9% 22nd 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Race - White 89.2% 39th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.7% 75th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 98th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.2% 15th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 82nd 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 51st 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 78th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.8% 34th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Female residents 50.4% 51st 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.3% 52nd 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Housing units 6,581 43rd 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 5.1% 94th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 5,792 43rd 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 86.9% 12th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $333,100 30th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 3.0 22nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $38,692 25th $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $103,698 11th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.8% 101st 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Erie Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,015 39th 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $34,743 81st $65,896,788 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $2,196 68th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $5,437 80th $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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