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Where is Erie County, New York?

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Erie County is a county equivalent area found in New York, USA. The county government of Erie is found in the county seat of Buffalo.

With a total 3,177.54 sq. km of land and water area, Erie County, New York is the 572nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 922,835 people, Erie County has a total 419337 households earning 50653 on average per year.

Erie County, New York offers the following attractions to visitors: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Forrest Lawn Cemetary (Millard Fillmore), Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS

Erie is the home to these professional sports teams: Bills (NFL), Buffalo Sabres (NHL)

Erie County, New York - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 36029
Area Codes 716
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Buffalo (population: 564,841), Hamburg (population: 41,939), Tonawanda (population: 41,678), Lancaster (population: 31,848), Orchard Park (population: 29,962), Depew (population: 24,743), Grand Island (population: 20,375), East Amherst (population: 19,533), East Aurora (population: 17,329), Alden (population: 12,700)
Land Area 356,308 sq miles
Water Area 1,043 sq miles
Household Income $50,653
Housing Units 419,337
Median Home Value $124,300
High School Grads 90% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 31% of population
Retail Spending $12,302 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $1,462,823 per capita
Universities and Colleges Bryant and Stratton College-Amherst Campus, Bryant and Stratton College-Buffalo, Christ the King Seminary, Continental School of Beauty Culture, D'Youville College, Villa Maria College Buffalo, ITT Technical Institute-Getzville

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.