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Income/capita 41%
Household income 100%
Unemployment 53%
IndexErieColoradoNational
Income per capita$42,208$33,230$29,829
Median household income$110,877$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$117,188$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$70,074$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$70,587$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$37,282$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Erie is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Erie is 100% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Erie is 53% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Erie is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $73,910$110,877$221,754
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Erie median earnings by income bracket

      Erie employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector18.9%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%9.6%
      Public administration4.1%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%2.2%
      Education, health & social services11.4%36.4%
      Other31.1%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,091$229,091314%
      Paragon Estates, CO892$146,935166%
      Todd Creek, CO3,979$132,169139%
      Eldorado Springs, CO935$119,028115%
      Superior, CO12,928$114,310107%
      Erie, CO20,801$110,877100%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Adrian, MI20,800$33,92139%
      Merrick, NY20,808$138,570150%
      Monsey, NY20,791$38,85930%
      Marina, CA20,816$57,1353%
      New Hope, MN20,819$50,00010%
      Erie, CO20,801$110,877100%
      Source: The Erie, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).