Quick information summary of the Erie city area.
Erie city is located in the state of Pennsylvania. It occupies the area of 20 square miles. 1 square miles are water areas and 20 square miles remain for land areas. Center of the Erie city lies at +42.1165941, -080.0735032 coordinates. According to the 2010 Census, there are 101.786 living in the Erie city. The racial makeup shows these 3 races as the most frequent : White (74.99%), Black or African American (16.84%) and Two or More races (3.89%). Median age is 32 for the males and 34 for the females.
Erie is a city located in northwestern Pennsylvania and is named for the lake that is located at the southern border of the city. That lake was named after the Indian tribe that used to inhabit the area. It is the fourth largest state in Pennsylvania with about 102,000 residents and is smaller than Philadelphia, Pittsburg and the Allentown only.
It is located close to three big cities in three different states – Buffalo, New York, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland, Ohio. Erie was once a city that relied heavily on heavy industry, but today, service industries like healthcare and tourism have become just as important to the city’s economy.