wilkes barre Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,314 6.3 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 10,601 50.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 5,134 24.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,861 13.6 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,072 5.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 17,562 83.7 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,210 15.3 % 15.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 41,202 - -
19 years old and under 11,062 26.8 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 14,633 35.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 9,568 23.2 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 5,939 14.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 33,836 90.5 % 84.8 %
Spanish 3,313 8.9 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 240 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 7,838 50.3 % 33.2 %
Married 5,207 33.4 % 50.6 %
Separated 658 4.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,881 12.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 19,058 - -
Occupied Housing Units 15,808 82.9 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,250 17.1 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 9,208 48.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 2,853 15.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,708 9.0 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,885 9.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,023 5.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 515 2.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,846 9.7 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 20 0.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 339 1.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 674 3.5 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,589 13.6 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,378 7.2 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,987 20.9 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 9,934 52.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 3,112 16.3 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 695 3.6 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 11,685 61.3 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 88 0.5 % 4.2 %
Coal 79 0.4 % 0.1 %
Wood 3 0.0 % 1.9 %
Solar 9 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 32 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 105 0.6 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 32,054 80.1 % 75.7 %
African-American 5,619 14.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 97 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 588 1.5 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,641 4.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,361 53,657
Median Family Income 43,495 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,329 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 80.5 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.36 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.33
    [CDD] 5.87
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
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com