Wilkes-Barre

Overview for Wilkes-Barre, PA

44,086 people live in Wilkes-Barre, where the median age is 34.7 and the average individual income is $22,199. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,086

Total Population

34.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$22,199

Average individual Income

Around Wilkes-Barre, PA

There's plenty to do around Wilkes-Barre, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

84
Very Walkable
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Philly Halal Gyro, Illiano's, and Abide Coffeehouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.71 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.35 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.87 miles 16 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.17 miles 11 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.69 miles 66 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes-Barre has 16,614 households, with an average household size of 2.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wilkes-Barre do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 44,086 people call Wilkes-Barre home. The population density is 6,437.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,086

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.7

Median Age

49.06 / 50.94%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,614

Total Households

2.45

Average Household Size

$22,199

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Wilkes-Barre. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Daniel J Flood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Heights/Murray Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Milford E Barnes Junior School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Dodson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Dr David W Kistler Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Wilkes-Barre Area School District STEM Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
G A R Memorial Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Wilkes-Barre Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Nicholas-St Mary's School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Wilkes-Barre Mennonite School
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
James M Coughlin Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Elmer L Meyers Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5

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