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Best Places To Live In Erie, PA

  • Erie, PA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 100,157
  • Everyday somebody overdoses on heroin, or prescription pills, it’s a sad and depressed town and crime doesn’t make it any better. Seriously a C? Should be an F! 4 people got shot yesterday and 2 people…[read more]


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score76
  • Penn State Erie (Behrend), PA
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,680
  • Northwest Harborcreek, PA
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,036
  • Harborcreek is one of the best places to live in Erie county. There is only a few cons about this township. 1. We keep on losing more and more stores. Here in Harborcreek we lost Big Lots, Payless…[read more]
  • North East, PA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,199
  • Avonia, PA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,066
  • Lake City, PA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,984
  • Waterford, PA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,421
  • Girard, PA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,042
  • Lawrence Park, PA
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,874
  • I know people that live in the area and there are actually a pretty good decent amount of violent crimes from what i've heard. I've heard of a couple home invasions as well. Not to random people though,…[read more]
  • Cranesville, PA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 559
  • Wesleyville, PA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,258
  • Fairview, PA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,836
  • Mill Village, PA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 444
  • Edinboro, PA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,393
  • Union City, PA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,243
  • Albion, PA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,531
  • Fairview borough, PA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 189
  • Elgin, PA
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 185
  • McKean, PA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 439
  • Wattsburg, PA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 519
  • Platea, PA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 383
  • Ripley, NY
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 972

Listed above are the best places to live in Erie, PA for 2019. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Erie, PA, followed by the best places to live near Erie, PA, sorted by Livability Score.

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