Households in Erie county

Erie County Households

Analysis Categories

What does this measure?

Household size, familial status, and marital status by ZIP code.

Why is this important?

A household's makeup can say a lot about that geographic area's composite population and be an important factor is where people choose to live or not. Familial and marital status both assist in describing that area's attraction to a younger population, whereas household size can be an indicator of shared living quarters for non-family housemates. Overall housing density is another indicator of amenities or consumer establishments.

How is Erie County doing?

Erie County trends higher on two-person households, with Married-Couple households (57,636) far outweighing both Female and Male single households combined (21,256). The majority of ZIP codes feature a higher percentage of family versus non-family households, with the exception of downtown Erie ZIPs 16501, 16502, and 16507 in which non-family households are the majority. Looking at county-wide housing densities, the only three ZIP codes which feature household densities over 10,000 are 16506, 16509, and 16510.

How does Erie compare to its Peers?

How does Erie compare to Pennsylvania?

About this Data

Data from the U.S. Census ACS as of 2018.