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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    The Erie County Sheriff's Office says the 44-year-old rapper whose real name is Earl Simmons was placed in the Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo on Tuesday.

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