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Erie, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Erie had a population of 22,533 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Erie is located at latitude 40.0404 and longitude -105.0394 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Erie (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,026 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Erie are located in Boulder County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Weld County.

The Town of Erie (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Erie is located within Erie-Frederick Division of Boulder County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Erie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Erie, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,533
Daytime Population: Workers 2,352
Daytime Population: Residents 10,575
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 22,533
Population in Familes 20,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,305
Diversity Index3 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $115,249
Average Household Income $137,170
Per Capita Income $47,307

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,699 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,035 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $388,595
Average Home Value $423,944
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,735
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 6,154
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.13% 2.76%
Households 2.96% 2.69%
Families 2.83% 2.61%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Erie, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Erie to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 93rd
Population Density # 144 69th
Diversity Index # 223 50th
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 69 85th

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