Erie County , New York

Erie County: County in New York, United States

About

Erie County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 919,040 and a population density of 289 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 917,241 inhabitants. Its county seat is Buffalo. The county was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Erie County Quick Facts

Population : 917,241 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Different from : Erie County, Erie County
Twitter username : ErieCountyNY
Area : 3178 km2
Water as percent of area : 15%
Land as percent of area : 85%
Named for : Lake Erie
Altitude : 853 feet / 260 meters
Capital : Buffalo
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:16:55 (25th May 2022)
Density : 289 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.2% (2010-2020)
Erie County locator map
Location of Erie County on New York map.
Old County Hall Buffalo NY image
Old County Hall Buffalo NY
Old County Hall Buffalo NY image

Geography

Erie County is located at 42°45'30"N 78°46'47"W (42.7582400, -78.7796600). It has 4 neighbors: Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County, Genesee County and Niagara County.

Erie County map

The largest city of Erie County is Buffalo with a population of 254,479. Other cities include, Mount Vernon population 66,775, Lackawanna population 17,632, Kenmore population 14,947 and Depew population 14,940. See all Erie County cities & populated places.

Erie County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County.

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Mount Vernon 66,775 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,776 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Grand Island 21,767 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Elma 11,752 City in New York, United States of America
Lancaster 10,064 Town in Erie County, New York
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America

Erie County has 4 neighbours.

  • Buffalo

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Erie County decreased by 0.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 919,040 - census
2011 919,843 0.09% estimation process
2012 919,906 0.01% estimation process
2013 920,869 0.1% estimation process
2014 921,755 0.1% estimation process
2015 920,644 -0.12% estimation process
2016 918,678 -0.21% estimation process
2017 919,034 0.04% estimation process
2018 919,717 0.07% estimation process
2019 918,702 -0.11% estimation process
2020 917,241 -0.16% estimation process

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People born in Erie County (8)

People born in Erie County, including journalist and radio broadcaster Dorothy Thompson, scientist Elon Howard Eaton, actor and model Ben Elliott, .

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Other places with the same name (3)

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