StatisticErieColoradoNational
Population20,8015,758,736328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0785691
Median age37.436.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)72%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%45%43%
Speak English88%83%79%
Speak Spanish5%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Erie is 1826% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Erie is 3% higher than Colorado
  • In Erie 91.57% of the population is White
  • In Erie 0.72% of the population is Black
  • In Erie 4.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Erie, CO Demographics

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      Erie population breakdown by race

      RaceErieColoradoNational
      White91.57%84.28%73.35%
      Black0.72%4.09%12.63%
      Asian4.38%2.94%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race2.61%3.43%3.06%
      Other race0.73%4.18%4.75%
      In Erie, 8.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Erie age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Erie, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).