The town of Erie, Colorado is in eastern Boulder County and southwest Weld County. Erie is about 30 minutes north of Denver and 20 minutes east of the city of Boulder. Erie was founded in 1871 by Reverend Richard Van Valkenburg, who decided to name the town after Erie, Pennsylvania where he spent many years preaching. In 1874, Erie, CO was incorporated. Today, Erie residents enjoy the small-town atmosphere, and they take advantage of the over 300 days per year of sunshine to do outdoor activities.
The current population of Erie is 25,000 people. Some of the top employers in the area include the University of Colorado, Boulder, St. Vrain Valley School District, IBM, and Boulder County. Erie has 134 acres of parks and 1,151 acres of open space where people can enjoy the great outdoors. The town also has a vibrant art community, and artists often present their work at the town’s state-of-the-art 63,000 square foot Erie Community Center. The community center offers a variety of classes and indoor recreational activities.
St. Vrain Valley School District has three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Black Rock Elementary has a Great Schools rating of 10, Erie Elementary has a rating of 7, and Aspen Ridge Preparatory School is not rated because it is a charter elementary school. Erie Middle School has a Great Schools rating of 9, and Erie High School has a rating of 6. Great Schools uses a 10-point rating system based on standardized test results within the state in which 8-10 is an above average rating, 4-7 is an average rating, and 1-3 is a below average rating.
The median home price in Erie is $439,400, which is an increase of 8.4% over the past year. Home prices in Erie are expected to rise 3.4% over the next year. Want to see the latest Erie housing market activity? Create a free custom market report for YOUR neighborhood or area!
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