Wilkes-Barre, PA - Best Places To Live

Wilkes-Barre Info Snack

Population
41,202
Median Home Price
$79,500
Median Income
$31,361
Unemployment Rate
9.87%

Wilkes-Barre Highlights

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Map Of Wilkes-Barre, PA

Population over time in Wilkes-Barre

YearPopulation% Change
201441,202-0.42%
201341,374-0.21%
201241,463-0.23%
201141,557-0.09%
201041,595-

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Race / Ethnicity in Wilkes-Barre

White
70.6% (29,094)
Hispanic
13.3% (5,497)
Black / African American
12.1% (4,983)
Two or More races
2.2% (919)
Asian
1.4% (588)
American Indian / Alaska Native
0.1% (61)
Native Hawaiian
0.1% (60)
Some Other Race
0.0% (0)
PopulationWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUSA
White70.6%78.5%62.8%
Hispanic13.3%6.1%16.9%
Black / African American12.1%10.5%12.2%
Two Or More Races2.2%1.6%2.1%
Asian1.4%2.9%4.9%
American Indian / Alaska Native0.1%0.1%0.7%
Native Hawaiian0.1%0.0%0.2%
Some Other Race0.0%0.2%0.2%

Gender in Wilkes-Barre

Female
51.2% (21,095)
Male
48.8% (20,107)
PopulationWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUSA
Female51.2%51.2%50.8%
Male48.8%48.8%49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wilkes-Barre for adults over 25

High School \ GED)
41.2% (10,601)
Some College
27.2% (6,986)
Less Than High School
16.3% (4,200)
Bachelor's Degree
11.1% (2,861)
Master's Degree
3.4% (871)
Professional Degree
0.5% (123)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (78)
EducationWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUSA
High School \ GED41.2%36.8%28.0%
Some College27.2%24.1%29.1%
Less Than High School16.3%11.0%13.7%
Bachelor's Degree11.1%17.1%18.3%
Master's Degree3.4%7.8%7.8%
Professional Degree0.5%1.9%2.0%
Doctorate Degree0.3%1.3%1.3%

Household income for Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
13.7% (2,173)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.0% (1,904)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (1,426)
$15,000 to $19,999
8.3% (1,308)
$60,000 to $74,999
7.7% (1,217)
$50,000 to $59,999
7.6% (1,198)
$20,000 to $24,999
7.4% (1,166)
$25,000 to $29,999
7.0% (1,102)
$30,000 to $34,999
6.1% (967)
$40,000 to $44,999
4.8% (751)
$35,000 to $39,999
4.7% (741)
$45,000 to $49,999
4.4% (694)
$100,000 to $124,999
3.9% (609)
$125,000 to $149,999
2.0% (322)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (121)
$200,000 or More
0.7% (109)

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