wilkes barre Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,310 6.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 10,586 50.3 % 32.6 %
Some College 5,202 24.7 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,752 13.1 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,193 5.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 17,508 83.2 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,220 15.3 % 15.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 41,108 - -
19 years old and under 11,232 27.3 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 14,011 34.1 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 9,436 23.0 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 6,429 15.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 33,535 90.3 % 84.6 %
Spanish 3,341 9.0 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 274 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 7,608 49.6 % 33.5 %
Married 5,123 33.4 % 50.5 %
Separated 678 4.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,916 12.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 19,107 - -
Occupied Housing Units 15,743 82.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,364 17.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 9,030 47.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 3,169 16.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,641 8.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,704 8.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,041 5.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 460 2.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,040 10.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 22 0.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 414 2.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 724 3.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,407 12.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,472 7.7 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,047 21.2 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 9,876 51.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,210 16.8 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 538 2.8 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 11,690 61.2 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 116 0.6 % 4.1 %
Coal 40 0.2 % 0.1 %
Wood 3 0.0 % 1.8 %
Solar 7 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 38 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 101 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 31,256 78.6 % 75.5 %
African-American 6,013 15.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 53 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 739 1.9 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,703 4.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,945 55,775
Median Family Income 42,970 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 17,382 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 35.48 %
  • Temperature 33.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 2 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 38.78
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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