Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA

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2020 Population
126,503
0.126% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.3
0.769% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19%
5.61% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,742
2.54% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$116,200
3.75% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
57,344
0.473% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA had a population of 127k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $49,742. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA declined from 126,662 to 126,503, a −0.126% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,508 to $49,742, a 2.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.5%), White (Hispanic) (11.8%), Other (Hispanic) (7.41%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.03%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.07%).

23.9% of the households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.4% of the residents in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Luzerne County (South Central)--Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are Wilkes University (1,562 degrees awarded in 2020), King's College (628 degrees), and Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Wilkes-Barre (182 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was $116,200, and the homeownership rate was 62.2%.

Most people in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA is home to a population of 127k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 12.5% of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (15.8k people).

In 2018, there were 5.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.6k people) in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k White (Hispanic) and 9.37k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are Spanish (23,774 households), Other Indo-European Languages (452 households), and Polish (403 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
64,581
Women
51.1%
61,899
Men
48.9%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 126,480 inhabitants, with 48.9% men, and 51.1% women.

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Citizenship

92.4%
2020 Citizenship
92.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.4% of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.6k ± 937
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.9k ± 1.12k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    9.37k ± 1.25k
22.5%
Hispanic Population
28.5k people

In 2018, there were 5.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.6k people) in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k White (Hispanic) and 9.37k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.5% of the people in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are hispanic (28.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    10,301 ± 2,388 people
  2. Mexico
    935 ± 748 people
  3. Dominica
    405 ± 493 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 10,301 Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA residents, followed by Mexico with 935 and Dominica with 405.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
15.8k people
11.2%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
14.2k people

As of 2018, 12.5% of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA residents (15.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was 11.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    23,774 households (20%)
  2. Other Indo-European Languages
    452 households (0.38%)
  3. Polish
    403 households (0.339%)

23.9% of the households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was Spanish. 20% of the households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,565 ± 326
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,021 ± 229
  3. Korea
    899 ± 273

Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA employs 57.3k people. The largest industries in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (3,110 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,898 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,824 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of other health practitioners ($171,121), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($95,168), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($82,478).

Males in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,714. The income inequality in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.414, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,348
Women
47.7%
29,996
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA in 2020 was 57,344 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

57.3k
2020 Value
0.473%
1 Year growth
± 0.473%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 57.1k employees to 57.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,065 people), Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (1,736 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,625 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.3k
2020 Value
0.473%
1 Year growth
± 0.473%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 57.1k employees to 57.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,110 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,898 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,824 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,394
Median earning men ± $2,154
$29,024
Median earning women ± $1,206

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($56,426), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,700), and Information ($47,064).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($45,250), Construction ($42,042), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,146).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA awarded 2,399 degrees. The student population of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,868 male students and 4,383 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are White (1,860 and 80.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (155 and 6.72%), Black or African American (111 and 4.81%), and Unknown (68 and 2.95%).

The largest universities in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Wilkes University (1,562 and 65.1%), King's College (628 and 26.2%), and Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Wilkes-Barre (182 and 7.59%).

The most popular majors in Luzerne County (South Central)--Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA are Registered Nursing (255 and 10.6%), Other Teacher Education & Professional Development (179 and 7.46%), and Educational & Instructional Technology (144 and 6%).

The median tuition cost in Luzerne County (South Central)--Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $37,475.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2020 in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 7,251 (39.6% men and 60.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 7,251 students enrolled in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, 39.6% men and 60.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,362 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 100 degree-majors awarded
  2. 88 degree-majors awarded
  3. 72 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Luzerne County (South Central)--Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was Registered Nursing with 100 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,562 degrees awarded
  2. 628 degrees awarded
  3. 182 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wilkes University with 1,562 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 816 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA, which is 0.515 times less than the 1,583 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,860 degrees mean that there were 12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 155 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($37,475) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,941) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,450) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.848% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.695% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (36.9k), Some college (20.1k), and Secondary Education (17.5k).

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The median property value in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was $116,200 in 2020, which is 0.506 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $112,000 to $116,200, a 3.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA is 62.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA is $49,742. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Property

$116,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,303
$30,944
Median Property Taxes
±$1,208

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.2%
Homeownership
2020
60.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 62.2% of the housing units in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,742
Median Household Income
± $1,556
49.7k
Number of Households
± 1,570

In 2020, the median household income of the 49.7k households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA grew to $49,742 from the previous year's value of $48,508.

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Wage Distribution

0.414
2020 Wage GINI in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA
0.42
2019 Wage GINI in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was 0.414 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.53% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.77%)

In 2018, 78.1% of workers in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (3.77%).

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.38% of the workforce in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA (23.1k out of 122k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.7% of the population of Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 24.7% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.596% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.31%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
24.7%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.596%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA grew by 10.3% from 6.62% to 7.31%.

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