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Amity is a township in Erie County, in the Erie metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Amity. For links to other places called Amity, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Amity is 41.966N. The longitude is -79.816W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,453 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,140.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Amity demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Erie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16442 ZIP code.
26% of Amity residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amity ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amity was $15,186, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Amity residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amity, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amity political report.
The average commute time for Amity workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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