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Erie County
  • County in Ohio

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Erie County is located in Ohio with a population of 75,299. Erie County is one of the best places to live in Ohio. In Erie County, most residents own their homes. In Erie County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Erie County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Erie County are above average.

About

Population
75,299

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$884
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Erie County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    100.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    663.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,706.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    122.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Erie County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,171
National
$75,149

Erie County Reviews

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