Map Data
Location-Based Insight
The maps below provide visualizations of a variety of indicator data, showing how they impact Erie County in different ways. These maps provide Erie County area data but get more interesting as you zoom in to view the data at the census-tract level. Here, we can see how indicators such as poverty and income vary tremendously within our county.
Demographics

Median Age
The median age of people living in a geographic area during a given time period.

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Foreign Born Population
The percentage of the population in a region that is foreign-born, which includes anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. People who become U.S. citizens through naturalization are considered foreign-born.

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Average Household Size
The average number of people in individual households in a geographic area, including family members, non-family members and children.

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Single-Parent Families
The percentage of single-parent families with children, as a percent of all families with children under 18.

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Economy

Median Household Income
Median household income, in 2017 dollars. Half of incomes are below the median and half are above.

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People Living in Poverty
The share of residents with incomes below the federal poverty level. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.

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Children Living in Poverty
The number of children under 18 living in households with incomes below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.

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Homeownership Rates
The percentage of all occupied housing units (not vacant) that are owner-occupied (not rented).

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Housing Affordability for Homeowners
The median home value divided by the median household income, adjusted for inflation.

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Median Rent
The most recent monthly rent plus the average monthly payments for utilities and fuel, as reported to the Census Bureau, adjusted for inflation. The median represents the mid-point of monthly rents (half the values are above the median and half below).

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Education

Education Level of Adults
The number of residents with a particular level of education in a region, expressed as a percentage of all residents 25 and older.

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