Platea, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Platea: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

Platea is a city located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 430 and a population density of 129 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 397 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1869.

Quick Facts about Platea

Population : 397 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Erie County
Phone Area Codes : 814
Area : 3.34 km2
Altitude : 2,874 feet / 876 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:57:14 (3rd February 2023)
Density : 119 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.31% (2010-2020)

Geography

Platea is located at 41°57'1"N 80°19'41"W (41.9503300, -80.3281200).

Platea map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Platea decreased by 8.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 430 - census
2011 429 -0.23% estimation process
2012 428 -0.23% estimation process
2013 424 -0.94% estimation process
2014 420 -0.95% estimation process
2015 417 -0.72% estimation process
2016 412 -1.21% estimation process
2017 407 -1.23% estimation process
2018 403 -0.99% estimation process
2019 400 -0.75% estimation process
2020 397 -0.76% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,874
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,872
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : Z
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,989
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,884
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.7%
People over 65 (%) : 29.0%
Female persons, % : 55.0%
White only, percent : 96.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 522
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.1%

Lockport, Platea

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $131,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,151
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $451
2015-2019 median gross rent : $682
2015-2019 Households : 2,818
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,276
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,107
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 183,396
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 63,562
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,823
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,007
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,534
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 435
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 148
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 243
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 401
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 368
2010 population per square mile : 1,539.4
2010 land area in square miles : 3.82

People born in Platea (1)

American politician (1846-1933) Erastus J. Turner was born in Platea

Schools in Platea

College & universities near Platea, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216418 Fortis Institute-Erie Erie (PA) 16506-1013

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Platea, PA

Code Name Address Type
ERI Union Station 125 West 14th Street RAIL
JMN Jamestown, New York 111 West Third Street BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS

Post offices near Platea

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cranesvill Post Office Cranesville (PA) 16410

Other cities in Erie County

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City Name Population Title
Erie 95,077 County seat of Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States
Harborcreek 16,998 Township in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Corry 6,180 City of Pennsylvania
Edinboro 5,405 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
North East 4,013 Borough of Pennsylvania
Lawrence Park 3,982 Human settlement in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Union City 3,097 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Wesleyville 3,093 Borough of Pennsylvania
Girard 2,897 Borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Albion 1,445 Borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Avonia 1,205 Census designated place
Cranesville 594 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mill Village 383 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wattsburg 381 Borough of Pennsylvania
Elgin 204 Borough of Pennsylvania