In 2017, Wilkes-Barre, PA had a population of 40.9k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $32,484. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wilkes-Barre, PA declined from 40,964 to 40,887, a -0.188% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,248 to $32,484, a 3.96% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes-Barre, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.19%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.44%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%). N/A% of the people in Wilkes-Barre, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Wilkes-Barre, PA is $74,600, and the homeownership rate is 47.6%. Most people in Wilkes-Barre, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes-Barre, PA is 2 cars per household.