Erie County, OH

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2022 Population
75,299
0.345% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
4.92% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,171
8.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$169,400
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
35,755
1.24% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Erie County, OH had a population of 75.3k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $65,171. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Erie County, OH declined from 75,560 to 75,299, a −0.345% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,149 to $65,171, a 8.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Erie County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.75%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.14%), and White (Hispanic) (1.63%).

None of the households in Erie County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Erie County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Erie County, OH are EHOVE Career Center (458 degrees awarded in 2022), Bowling Green State University-Firelands (371 degrees), and Sandusky Career Center (383330) (70 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Erie County, OH was $169,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Erie County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Erie County, OH is home to a population of 75.3k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.47% of Erie County, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

In 2022, there were 9.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Erie County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.83k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Erie County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Erie County, OH was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Erie County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.1k ± 473
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.58k ± 392
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.83k ± 551
4.77%
Hispanic Population
3.59k people

In 2022, there were 9.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Erie County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.83k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.77% of the people in Erie County, OH are hispanic (3.59k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Erie County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.11k people
1.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.29k people

As of 2022, 1.47% of Erie County, OH residents (1.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Erie County, OH was 1.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,781 ± 317
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    944 ± 256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    589 ± 179

Erie County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Erie County, OH employs 35.8k people. The largest industries in Erie County, OH are Manufacturing (6,310 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,611 people), and Retail Trade (3,907 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,892), Public Administration ($64,655), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,028).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

35.8k
2022 Value
± 1,485
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 5.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Erie County, OH declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 36.2k employees to 35.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Erie County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,957 people), Management Occupations (3,731 people), and Production Occupations (3,719 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Erie County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

35.8k
2022 Value
± 1,485
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 5.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Erie County, OH declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 36.2k employees to 35.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Erie County, OH, are Manufacturing (6,310 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,611 people), and Retail Trade (3,907 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Erie County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Erie County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,815
Median earning men ± $2,855
$33,984
Median earning women ± $1,367

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($71,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,169), and Public Administration ($66,458).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,659), Manufacturing ($47,794), and Wholesale Trade ($46,563).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 856
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 427
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 427
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Erie County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 54.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Erie County, OH awarded 972 degrees. The student population of Erie County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 813 male students and 1,586 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Erie County, OH are White (754 and 77.7%), followed by Black or African American (91 and 9.38%), Two or More Races (58 and 5.98%), and Hispanic or Latino (43 and 4.43%).

The largest universities in Erie County, OH by number of degrees awarded are EHOVE Career Center (458 and 47.1%), Bowling Green State University-Firelands (371 and 38.2%), and Sandusky Career Center (383330) (70 and 7.2%).

The most popular majors in Erie County, OH are Liberal Arts & Sciences (218 and 22.4%), Registered Nursing (190 and 19.5%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (112 and 11.5%).

The median tuition cost in Erie County, OH for a public four year colleges is $5,637 for in-state students and $13,626 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,399 students enrolled in Erie County, OH, 33.9% men and 66.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,786 records, of which 65.6% were women and 34.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 34 degrees awarded
  2. 158 degrees awarded
  3. 112 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Erie County, OH was Medical Assistant with 34 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Erie County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 458 degrees awarded
  2. 371 degrees awarded
  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was EHOVE Career Center with 458 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 278 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Erie County, OH, which is 0.401 times less than the 694 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 754 degrees mean that there were 8.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 91 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($8,820) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,351) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($2,160) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Erie County, OH was $169,400 in 2022, which is 0.601 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $169,400, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Erie County, OH is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Erie County, OH have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Erie County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Erie County, OH is $65,171. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Erie County, OH was Census Tract 418 with a value of $89,467, followed by Census Tract 401 and Census Tract 403, with respective values of $87,865 and $82,610.

In 2022, 11.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Erie County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.04%.

Property

$169,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,946
$22,916
Median Property Taxes
±$1,058

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Erie County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.4% of the housing units in Erie County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 418
  2. Census Tract 401
  3. Census Tract 403

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Erie County, OH was Census Tract 418 with a value of $89,467, followed by Census Tract 401 and Census Tract 403, with respective values of $87,865 and $82,610.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Erie County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$65,171
Median Household Income
± $2,842
32.1k
Number of Households
± 1,350

In 2022, the median household income of the 32.1k households in Erie County, OH grew to $65,171 from the previous year's value of $60,149.

The following chart displays the households in Erie County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Erie County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.59%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.02%)

In 2022, 84.1% of workers in Erie County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.59%) and those who worked at home (4.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Erie County, OH have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Erie County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Erie County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Erie County, OH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Erie County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.04%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Erie County, OH (8.5k out of 74.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Erie County, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.5% of the children was living in poverty in Erie County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 121 in Erie County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 145 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Erie County, OH has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Erie County, OH see 1238 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.06% decrease from the previous year (1332 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1536 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,238 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Erie County, OH

Primary care physicians in Erie County, OH see an average of 1,238 patients per year. This represents a 7.06% decrease from the previous year (1,332 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Erie County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.49%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Erie County, OH declined by 5.4% from 5.8% to 5.49%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.2 in Erie County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.4% in Erie County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.48% in Erie County, OH.

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