Erie is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 20,493 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Erie is the 33rd largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Erie, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Erie, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Erie’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Erie does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $108,857.
Erie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Erie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Erie is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Erie is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Erie who work in management occupations (15.71%), sales jobs (13.26%) and office and administrative support (10.23%).
Also of interest is that Erie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Erie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Erie is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Erie really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Erie perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Erie, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Erie is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Erie in 2010 was $41,635, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,540 for a family of four.
The people who call Erie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Erie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Erie include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Erie is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,489|
|ERIE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.85%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.15%|
|TYPE OF ERIE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.56%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.21%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.67%|
|SIZE OF ERIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.72%|
|AGE OF ERIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||63.99%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||31.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||1.91%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.87%|
|ERIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$511,782|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,986|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $72,000||1.87%|
|$72,001 - $144,000||0.34%|
|$144,001 - $289,000||8.15%|
|$289,001 - $433,000||21.16%|
|$433,001 - $578,000||39.09%|
|$578,001 - $722,000||18.63%|
|$722,001 - $1,083,000||8.06%|
|$1,083,001 - $1,444,000||1.42%|
|PEOPLE OF ERIE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.14%|
|5 TO 17||22.25%|
|18 TO 24||4.84%|
|25 TO 34||11.96%|
|35 TO 54||35.40%|
|55 TO 64||11.11%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.30%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.50%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$108,857|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,635|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.52%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.91%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.82%)
Information Technology (4.21%)
Public Service (4.12%)
Real estate (2.37%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.07%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.32%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.34%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.58%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.02%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.01%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.07%)
Indic languages (1.74%)
Other Asian languages (1.30%)
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