Population projections in erie county


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What does this measure?

Population demographics by age, race, and location by ZIP, yearly from 2001 to a projected 2025.

Why is this important?

Population measures provide insight on how communities are changing in size and composition. The racial and ethnic makeup of a community can offer insight into its levels of diversity, which also may reflect particular challenges and opportunities. The age of a population can affect a community's character and the services that it requires.

How is Erie County doing?

From 2001 to 2019 Erie County has experienced a population decline of -9,892 across all demographic categories, representing a -4% change. This gap is expected to increase by a further -2% (approximately -6,359 people) by 2025. From 2001 to 2017 all age groups below 55 years old experienced population decline, whereas all age groups above 55 saw an increase. This trend is expected to adjust between 2019 to 2025, with 35 to 45 seeing an increase in population, and 45 to 65 declining.On the topic of race and ethnicity, between the years 2001 to 2019, the population of White Erie County residents was the only to fall, by -24,566 residents or nearly -10%. Conversely all other races saw an increase, with the highest being Hispanic (5747) and residents of Two or More races (3209). Between 2019 to 2025, Hispanic residents are estimated to continue increasing (by 1088).

How does Erie compare to its Peers?

About this Data

Analysis performed by the Data Center on data from Emsi, as of 2018.