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Living In Wilkes Barre, PA

Wilkes-Barre, a small city in Pennsylvania, has a population of approximately 41,000. Young adults aged 15-24 make up a higher percentage of the population here (19%) than nationally (14%), meaning they will find plenty of opportunities. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 38, is younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Residents are fairly evenly split between renting (52%) and owning (48%) their home. The trend is driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent of $710 per month, which is $207 less than the state average.

There are two primary industries in Wilkes-Barre: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 14% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $44,000, Wilkes-Barre workers earn about $19,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Wilkes-Barre has a high concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (26%) compared to the national average. Further, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

With an average commute time of about 20 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Wilkes-Barre residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, opted for by 33% of commuters, while public transportation is not extensively used. Few residents (3%) walk to work, though the number does exceed the national average.


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