In 2019, Wilkes-Barre, PA had a population of 40.9k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $37,902. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wilkes-Barre, PA grew from 40,847 to 40,867, a 0.049% increase and its median household income grew from $35,485 to $37,902, a 6.81% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes-Barre, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.23%), Other (Hispanic) (7.68%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%). 0% of the households in Wilkes-Barre, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.3% of the residents in Wilkes-Barre, PA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Wilkes-Barre, PA was $75,100, and the homeownership rate was 46.7%. Most people in Wilkes-Barre, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes-Barre, PA was 2 cars per household.