The maps below provide visualizations of a variety of indicator data, showing how they impact Erie County in different ways. These maps provide Erie County area data but get more interesting as you zoom in to view the data at the census-tract level. Here, we can see how indicators such as poverty and income vary tremendously within our county.
Median Age The median age of people living in a geographic area during a given time period.
Foreign Born Population The percentage of the population in a region that is foreign-born, which includes anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. People who become U.S. citizens through naturalization are considered foreign-born.
People Living in Poverty The share of residents with incomes below the federal poverty level. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Children Living in Poverty The number of children under 18 living in households with incomes below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Median Rent The most recent monthly rent plus the average monthly payments for utilities and fuel, as reported to the Census Bureau, adjusted for inflation. The median represents the mid-point of monthly rents (half the values are above the median and half below).