Erie, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,589. Estimated population in 2021: 1,573 (-1.0% change)
Males: 743 (46.8%), Females: 846 (53.2%)

Whiteside County

Zip code: 61250

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $41,806
Median house value: $82,200

Races in Erie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (14.0%), English (11.1%), Dutch (9.4%), Swedish (7.0%), United States (7.0%).

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Erie

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erie village

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Erie:

  • MORRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MORRISON, IL)
  • HAMMOND HENRY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; GENESEO, IL)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER – CLINTON (about 17 miles; CLINTON, IA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Erie:

  • CLINTON MUNI (about 20 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 29 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 33 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Erie:

  • ERIE AIR PARK (about 2 miles; ERIE, IL; Abbreviation: 3H5)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 16 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)
  • TRI-TOWNSHIP (about 26 miles; SAVANNA, IL; Abbreviation: SFY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erie:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 32 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 36 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 36 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
Public high school in Erie:

  • ERIE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 435 6TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Erie:

  • ERIE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 605 6TH AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ERIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 500 FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Erie:

  • ERIE P.L.D. (Operating income: $54,413; Location: 8TH ST. & 8TH AVE.; 20,760 books; 850 audio materials; 682 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

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