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Erie, PA

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Erie is located in the Northwest corner of Pennsylvania and offers the state’s only Great Lakes port. The city sits on the south shore of Lake Erie and serves as an exciting hub of business and culture, anchored by the revitalization of the lake’s waterfront. Erie has small town charm and a solid transportation infrastructure, making it an ideal place to both live and work.

Apartments in Erie PA

$1197-$1412

Cherry Hill
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 2

$815-$1205

The Hammocks at Millcreek
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$574-$624

Cider Mill Apartments
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$380-$675

B. Baldwin Properties
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-1.5

$395-$495

Lighthouse Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Erie, PA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.32%
  • 5.91%
  • 6.26%
  • Female
  • 7.36%
  • 6.27%
  • 5.56%
$609
is average rent in Erie, PA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.57%
  • 6.58%
  • 6.6%
36.88%
of units are available for rent in Erie
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1887
  • 288
  • 1853
Getting Around in Erie, PA

Erie’s network of roads is organized in a simple grid pattern running along the Lake Erie coastline, so it is very easy to navigate via car. It is also served by two major interstates and a small airport that bears the same name. The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority offers bus service throughout the city. The bus is complemented by the Bayliner Trolley for downtown travel, the LIFT for those needing mobility assistance and the Water Taxi for travel to and from nearby Presque Isle State Park.

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The average commuter time in Erie is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.8%
  • 7.96%
  • 0.83%

Presque Isle State Park

<p>Presque Isle State Park is Erie&Otilde;s biggest tourist attraction. Located on a peninsula in Lake Erie, it is a popular location for swimming, biking, bird watching, boating and hiking. The state park boasts the only surf beaches in all of Pennsylvania. On top of that, a 14-mile trail runs the entire length of the peninsula, offering views of the lake beaches and wildlife refuges to those on foot or bicycle.</p>

Erie Art Museum

<p>The Erie Art Museum, established in 1980, hosts over 7,000 pieces of art in its building on State Street. The museum focuses on modern and folk art, but also displays roughly 20 traveling exhibits each year. In 2011, the museum was awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service for its excellent services and exhibitions.</p>