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Erie County, Ohio Facts

Facts
State Ohio
Land area 251.6 square miles
Population Density 306.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 76,048
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 21.1%
65 and over 19.1%
Females 51.2%
White 87.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.8
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 8.7%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21%
Veterans 6,908
Households and Housing
Households 31,972
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $46,498
The per capita income $26,135
Live below the poverty line. 13.3%
housing units 37,614
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $135,200
Residents owning their homes. 69%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,198
Women-owned firms 28%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 2.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,034,935
Retail sales per capita $13,377
Manufacturers shipments $2,329,903
Merchant wholesaler sales $0