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Wilkes Barre, PA

 

Wilkes Barre is located in east Pennsylvania. Wilkes Barre is part of Luzerne County. Wilkes Barre has 6.98 square miles of land area and 0.33 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wilkes Barre population is 41,202, which has shrunk 4.45% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wilkes Barre median household income is $31,361 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.41% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wilkes Barre median house value is $79,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.87% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wilkes Barre is worse than the state average in quality. The Wilkes Barre area code is 570.

Population41,202 (2010-2014), rank #14
Population Growth-4.45% since 2000, rank #766
Population Density:5,636.89/sq mi, rank #90
Median Household Income:$31,361 at 2010-2014—17.41% increase since 2000, rank #1613
Median House Price:$79,500 at 2010-2014—22.87% increase since 2000, rank #1347
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:6.98 sq mi, rank #56
Water Area:0.33 sq mi (4.50%), rank #42
State:Pennsylvania
Area:Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA
County:Luzerne County
School District:, rank #1816
Area Code:570
Accommodations:Wilkes Barre Hotels
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