In 2018, Wilkes-Barre, PA had a population of 40.8k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $35,485. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wilkes-Barre, PA declined from 40,887 to 40,847, a -0.0978% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,484 to $35,485, a 9.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes-Barre, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.6%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Other (Hispanic) (5.52%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%). NaNk% of the people in Wilkes-Barre, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Wilkes-Barre, PA is $74,600, and the homeownership rate is 47.9%. Most people in Wilkes-Barre, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes-Barre, PA is 2 cars per household.