Wilkes-Barre, PA Livability Score

Wilkes-Barre, PA is Very Livable
  • • Wilkes-Barre is ranked #22308 in Pennsylvania
  • • Wilkes-Barre is ranked #12779 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

Population (2013)41,46312,699,589309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)5,94028690
Median age33.940.137.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%58%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)45%42%45%
African American13%11%13%
Speak English89%90%79%
Speak Spanish7%4%13%
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  • August 18, 2015
Wilkes Barre: The Good and the BadI lived in the Wilkes Barre (pronounced Wilkes Berry) area. In fact, I spent much of my adolescence there. One great thing about Wilkes Barre is that it's well stocked with a lot of shopping options. The Wyoming Valley Mall is huge and IRead full review

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