Send us your North East photos:
North East is a township in Erie County, in the Erie metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named North East. For links to other places called North East, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of North East is 42.2N. The longitude is -79.833W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,702.
Sections below provide additional information and links about North East 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 16421 ZIP code.
28% of North East residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North East ancestry & family history guide.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North East was $16,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of North East residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in North East, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.
Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North East political report.
The average commute time for North East workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about North East:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!