Erie, PA

Lakeside Living

This family friendly Pennsylvania city beckons.

Erie / iStock/Darla Graff
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Erie, PA

Named for the lake on which it sits, Erie is the fourth-largest city in Pennsylvania.

A popular destination is the 3,200-acre Presque Isle State Park, a National Natural Landmark that attracts over 4 million visitors each year and includes the Tom Ridge Environmental Center.

Another family-friendly attraction is Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Erie boasts a diverse collection of cultural attractions, such as the Erie Art Museum.

Quick Facts

Average Commute
16.5 minutes
Median Home Value
$90,926
Median Household Income
$35,926
Total Population
98,835
Median Property Tax
$955

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