Develop Erie, PA
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Manufacturing employment is 172% above the national average.

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54% of the Erie region’s economy is based on exports.

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Erie exports 4.2 international shipping containers for every 1 imported.

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Erie’s output is greater than the GDP's of 53 countries.

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Erie residents spend about 25% less time commuting than the average U.S. worker.

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The Erie region's 2 shale formations, Marcellus and Utica, are now transforming the energy industry.

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10% of American plastics are manufactured in Erie.

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Each year, more than 4 million people travel to Erie to visit attractions such as Presque Isle State Park and Lake Erie Wine Country.

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Erie is an emerging center for clean and energy industries of natural gas, biofuels and bio pellets.