Erie County OH Information


Erie County Subdivisions

Erie County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 75,759
Population in Households 74,082
Population in Familes 59,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,677
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $53,192
Average Household Income $71,772
Per Capita Income $30,149


Total Housing Units 37,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,756 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,805 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,284 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $152,228
Average Home Value $185,572


Total Households 31,561
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 20,431
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.34%
Households -0.11% -0.28%
Families -0.34% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.12%


Erie County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Erie County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 61st
Population Density # 21 77th
Diversity Index # 12 88th
Median Household Income # 30 67th
Per Capita Income # 15 84th

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