Erie County


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Erie County, New York

25 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-8785
Fax: (716) 858-6550
www.erie.gov

On central western border of NY on Lake Erie, south of Niagara Falls; organized Apr 2, 1821 from Niagara County. Name Origin: For the Erie Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock, who lived along the southern shore of Lake Erie

Area (sq mi):: 1226.89 (land 1044.21; water 182.68) Population per square mile: 891.30
Population 2005: 930,703 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 -1.90% Population 2000: 950,265 (White 80.80%; Black or African American 13.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 1.50%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,357; median household $38,567; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,836-$29,868
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Buffalo County seat (282,864)
  • Lackawanna (18,394)
  • Depew (16,003)
  • Kenmore (15,749)
  • Tonawanda (15,515)
  • Lancaster (11,594)

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    Erie County, Pennsylvania

    140 W 6th St Rm 116
    Erie, PA 16501
    Phone: (814) 451-6303
    Fax: (814) 451-6350
    www.eriecountygov.org

    At northwestern corner of PA, along southern shore of Lake Erie; organized Mar 12, 1800 from Allegheny County. Name Origin: For Lake Erie, which forms its northern border

    Area (sq mi):: 1558.40 (land 801.95; water 756.46) Population per square mile: 349.70
    Population 2005: 280,446 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 280,843 (White 89.80%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 36.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,932; median household $36,627; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,538-$25,505
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Erie County seat (103,925)

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    Erie County, Ohio

    323 Columbus Ave
    Sandusky, OH 44870
    Phone: (419) 627-7705
    Fax: (419) 624-6873
    www.erie-county-ohio.net

    On the north-central coast of OH, bordered on north by Lake Erie; organized Mar 15, 1838 from Huron and Sandusky counties. Name Origin: For Lake Erie

    Area (sq mi):: 626.15 (land 254.88; water 371.27) Population per square mile: 308.60
    Population 2005: 78,665 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 3.60% Population 2000: 79,551 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 8.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 39.50
    Income 2000: per capita $21,530; median household $42,746; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,645-$32,050
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sandusky County seat (26,977)
  • Vermilion (10,971)

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    service availability and service gaps in Erie County.
    The new bout of snow could bring 1 meter of snow in parts of Erie County, which includes the city of Buffalo.
    Lynch, County Executive of Erie County, Pennsylvania, proclaimed the Basilica of the Assumption an Architectural Landmark in Erie County which today draws daily visitors to view this splendid structure.
    Although approximately 950,000 people still call Erie County home, (5) the United States Census Bureau estimated Buffalo's population, as of July 2004, at just 282,864--a decline of nearly 10,000 from the Bureau's official count in 2000.
    For the study, researchers examined 49 nursing home residents who were admitted to the intensive care unit of Erie County Medical Center.
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    She confused Erie, Pennsylvania, with Erie County, New York, during a radio interview.
    Joe DeMare, Vice Chair Green Party of Erie County, Alden, NY
    The paper also reported several other ECC employees who have ties to Erie County politicians.
    While the 2002 elections saw the passage of legislation prohibiting same-sex marriages in Nevada and removing anti-discrimination ordinances in several other places--twelve jurisdictions last year passed explicit gender identity and expression protections: Allentown, New Hope, Philadelphia, and Erie County in Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; New York City and Buffalo, New York; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Decatur, Illinois; Salem, Oregon; and Tacoma, Washington.
    diocese and the Erie county district attorney said the diocese has "followed its stated policy in child sexual abuse cases, and responded in a timely, responsible and appropriate fashion to these allegations.

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