Wilkes-Barre, PA Livability Score

Wilkes-Barre, PA is Very Livable
  • • Wilkes-Barre is ranked #664 in Pennsylvania
  • • Wilkes-Barre is ranked #8583 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
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StatisticWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaNational
Population (2013)41,49812,773,801316,128,839
Population (2000)43,12312,281,054281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%57%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)42%44%48%
Caucasian92%93%83%
African American6%4%8%
Asian0%1%2%
Speak English94%94%88%
Speak Spanish1%2%7%
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