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The Borough of North East had a population of 4,128 as of July 1, 2017. North East ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North East is located at latitude 42.2134 and longitude -79.8334 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of North East (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

The Borough of North East (GNIS ID: 1215216) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North East population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North East: Northeast.

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North East, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,128
Daytime Population: Workers 2,240
Daytime Population: Residents 2,403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,643
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 4,050
Population in Familes 3,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 3,168
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $44,110
Average Household Income $55,942
Per Capita Income $22,897


Total Housing Units 1,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 904 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 755 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $124,590
Average Home Value $131,941


Total Households 1,659
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,054
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.54% -0.43%
Households -0.49% -0.41%
Families -0.61% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

North East, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North East to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 327 82nd
Population Density # 388 78th
Diversity Index # 899 49th
Median Household Income # 1244 29th
Per Capita Income # 1335 24th

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