Erie Information

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General Erie Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Erie County

Close cities: Lawrence Park, PA, Kean, PA, Waterford, PA, Harborcreek, PA, Wesleyville, PA, McKean, PA, North East, PA, Fairview, PA, Avonia, PA, Linesville, PA

Erie Population (census data)
Total 103,650 (+0.1% since 2000)
Male 49,323 (47.6%)
Female 54,327 (52.4%)

Population Density: 4,720 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.0 (US Avg is 100)

Erie Elevation: 650 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1851

Land Area: 22.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,949

Zip Codes: 16530, 16565, 16522, 16531, 16514, 16505, 16563, 16534, 16501, 16502, 16507, 16546, 16506, 16511, 16509, 16510, 16508, 16504, 16553, 16544, 16515, 16538, 16541, 16503, 16550, 16512, 16533, 16554, and 16532.

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Erie Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • Black (14.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.4%)
  • Polish (14.2%)
  • Irish (14.0%)
  • Italian (13.4%)
  • English (5.8%)
  • United States (3.7%)
Foriegn Born: 4,307 people (4.2%)
  • Europe (63.2%)
  • Asia (21.1%)
  • Latin America (15.8%)

Erie School Information

High Schools
Central High School (3325 Cherry Street, Erie, PA, 16508 - Erie City School District District)
East Senior High School (1001 Atkins Street, Erie, PA, 16503 - Erie City School District District)
Iroquois Junior-Senior High School (4301 Main Street, Erie, PA, 16511 - Iroquois School District District)
McDowell Intermediate High School (3320 Caughey Road, Erie, PA, 16506 - Millcreek Township School District District)
McDowell Senior High School (3580 W 38th Street, Erie, PA, 16506 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Seneca High School (10770 Wattsburg Road, Erie, PA, 16509 - Wattsburg Area School District District)
Strong Vincent High School (1330 W 8th Street, Erie, PA, 16502 - Erie City School District District)
Middle Schools
James S Wilson Middle School (901 W 54th Street, Erie, PA, 16509 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Roosevelt Middle School (2300 Cranberry Street, Erie, PA, 16502 - Erie City School District District)
Wattsburg Area Middle School (10774 Wattsburg Road, Erie, PA, 16509 - Wattsburg Area School District District)
Wayne Middle School (650 East Avenue, Erie, PA, 16503 - Erie City School District District)
Westlake Middle School (4330 W Lake Road, Erie, PA, 16505 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Wilson Middle School (718 E 28th Street, Erie, PA, 16504 - Erie City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Belle Valley Elementary School (5300 Henderson Road, Erie, PA, 16509 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Burton Elementary School (1661 Buffalo Road, Erie, PA, 16510 - Erie City School District District)
Chestnut Hill Elementary School (1001 W 54th Street, Erie, PA, 16509 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Clark Elementary School (3650 Depot Road, Erie, PA, 16510 - Harbor Creek School District District)
Cleveland Elementary School (1540 W 38th Street, Erie, PA, 16508 - Erie City School District District)
Connell Elementary School (1820 E 38th Street, Erie, PA, 16510 - Erie City School District District)
Diehl Elementary School (2327 Fairmount Parkway, Erie, PA, 16510 - Erie City School District District)
Edison Elementary School (1921 E Lake Road, Erie, PA, 16511 - Erie City School District District)
Emerson-Gridley Elementary School (816 Park Avenue N, Erie, PA, 16502 - Erie City School District District)
Glenwood Elementary School (3503 Peach Street, Erie, PA, 16508 - Erie City School District District)
Grandview Elementary School (4301 Lancaster Road, Erie, PA, 16506 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Harding Elementary School (820 Lincoln Avenue, Erie, PA, 16505 - Erie City School District District)
Irving Elementary School (2310 Plum Street, Erie, PA, 16502 - Erie City School District District)
Jefferson Elementary School (230 East 38th Street, Erie, PA, 16504 - Erie City School District District)
Klein Elementary School (5325 E Lake Road, Erie, PA, 16511 - Harbor Creek School District District)
Lawrence Park Elementary School (4231 Morse Street, Erie, PA, 16511 - Iroquois School District District)
Lincoln Elementary School (831 E 31st Street, Erie, PA, 16504 - Erie City School District District)
McKinley Elementary School (933 E 22nd Street, Erie, PA, 16503 - Erie City School District District)
Perry Elementary School (955 W 29th Street, Erie, PA, 16508 - Erie City School District District)
Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School (235 E 11th Street, Erie, PA, 16503 - Erie City School District District)
Ridgefield Elementary School (3227 Highland Road, Erie, PA, 16506 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Robison Elementary School (1651 Robison Road West, Erie, PA, 16509 - Fort Leboeuf School District District)
Rolling Ridge Elementary School (3700 Ridge Parkway, Erie, PA, 16510 - Harbor Creek School District District)
Tracy Elementary School (2624 W 6th Street, Erie, PA, 16505 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Vernondale Elementary School (1432 Wilkins Road, Erie, PA, 16505 - Millcreek Township School District District)
Wattsburg Area Elementary Center (10780 Wattsburg Road, Erie, PA, 16509 - Wattsburg Area School District District)
Wesleyville Elementary School (2138 Willow Street, Erie, PA, 16510 - Iroquois School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Gecac Community Charter School (1446 East Lake Road, Erie, PA, 16507 - Gecac Community Charter School District)
Montessori Regional Charter School (2910 Sterrettania Road, Erie, PA, 16506 - Montessori Regional Charter School District)
Northwest PA Collegiate Academy (2825 State Street, Erie, PA, 16508 - Erie City School District District)
Perseus House Charter School Of Excellence (2931 Harvard Road, Erie, PA, 16506 - Perseus House Charter School Of Excellence District)
Transition School (3325 Cherry Street, Erie, PA, 16509 - Erie City School District District)

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