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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, the total Wilkes Barre population is 41,498, which has shrunk 3.77% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.43% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Wilkes Barre median household income is $30,777 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 15.22% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 30.32% and is much lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. Wilkes Barre median house value is $79,400 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 22.72% 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 51.67%. 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.

Population41,498 (2010), rank #14
Population Growth-3.77% since 2000, rank #749
Population Density:5,677.39/sq mi, rank #86
Median Household Income:$30,777 at 2008-2012—15.22% increase since 2000, rank #1604
Median House Price:$79,400 at 2008-2012—22.72% increase since 2000, rank #1351
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 #1679
Area Code:570
Accommodations:Wilkes Barre Hotels
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