Frequently Asked Questions

What is Erie Vital Signs?

Erie Vital Signs is an initiative that provides critical data and information about Erie County and its communities. Community indicators tell the story of our state, helping us to clearly see our strengths and challenges and to focus our efforts to improve our region. The 8 data categories, 30 topic pages, and 48 key indicators on this site track critical aspects of Erie County's economy and quality of life.

Erie Vital Signs interprets the indicator information through dashboards, trend summaries, charts, graphs, and maps. Information is provided on current efforts to advance our region, as well as links to local community resources. From this foundation of objective analysis of a common set of data, we can work together to address our region's challenges and build on our strengths.