Population Demographics for Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population41,498100
White32,86679
Hispanic or Latino4,69011
Black or African American4,51910
Some Other Race2,1555
Two or More Races1,2212
Asian5921
American Indian133Below 1%
Three or more races108Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population20,28121,21741,498
White15,81617,05032,866
Hispanic or Latino2,3612,3294,690
Black or African American2,3882,1314,519
Some Other Race1,1121,0432,155
Two or More Races6016201,221
Asian285307592
American Indian7261133
Three or more races5355108

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Wilkes Barre

 
Total Population:41,498
Male Population:20,281
Female Population:21,217

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Wilkes Barre

 
Both sexes36
Male34
Female38

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Wilkes Barre

 
Total Population:38,433
Male Population:18,608
Under 5 years:1,234
5 to 9 years:1,121
10 to 14 years:1,146
15 to 17 years:800
18 and 19 years:562
20 years:331
21 years:401
22 to 24 years:1,013
25 to 29 years:1,348
30 to 34 years:1,063
35 to 39 years:1,069
40 to 44 years:1,183
45 to 49 years:1,324
50 to 54 years:1,359
55 to 59 years:1,189
60 and 61 years:418
62 to 64 years:597
65 and 66 years:271
67 to 69 years:402
70 to 74 years:574
75 to 79 years:491
80 to 84 years:371
85 years and over:341
Female Population:19,825
Under 5 years:1,141
5 to 9 years:1,112
10 to 14 years:1,090
15 to 17 years:728
18 and 19 years:503
20 years:364
21 years:374
22 to 24 years:1,000
25 to 29 years:1,356
30 to 34 years:1,154
35 to 39 years:1,123
40 to 44 years:1,169
45 to 49 years:1,338
50 to 54 years:1,311
55 to 59 years:1,192
60 and 61 years:442
62 to 64 years:594
65 and 66 years:356
67 to 69 years:493
70 to 74 years:731
75 to 79 years:773
80 to 84 years:732
85 years and over:749

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Wilkes Barre

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Wilkes Barre

 
Total:16,874
Family led homes:9,108
Husband-wife family:5,389
Other family:3,719
Population of male led with no wife present:935
Population female led with no husband present:2,784
Population of Nonfamily homes:7,766
Population living alone:6,469
Population not living alone:1,297

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Wilkes Barre with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:16,874
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:4,398
Population of family homes:4,357
Husband-wife family:2,032
Under 6 years only:408
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:475
6 to 17 years only:1,149
Other family:2,325
Male householder, no wife present:501
Under 6 years only:166
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:97
6 to 17 years only:238
Female led with no husband present:1,824
Under 6 years only:501
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:403
6 to 17 years only:920
Nonfamily households:41
Male led households:28
Under 6 years only:9
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:18
Female led householder:13
Under 6 years only:6
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:7
Households with no people under 18 years:12,476
Family households:4,751
Husband-wife family:3,357
Other family:1,394
Male led with no wife present:434
Female led with no husband present:960
Nonfamily households:7,725
Male led householder:3,631
Female led householder:4,094

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Wilkes Barre, by type

 
Total Home Population:16,874
Population of Family homes:9,108
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:434
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,488
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,776
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,938
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:852
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:709
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:966
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:708
Population of 85 year olds and over:237
Population of Nonfamily Homes:7,766
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:799
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:930
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:794
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,241
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:660
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:613
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:980
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,077
Population of 85 year olds and over:672

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Wilkes Barre containing people over 60

 
Total Population:16,874
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:6,404
1-person household:3,229
2-or-more-person household:3,175
Family households:3,025
Nonfamily households:150
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:10,470
1-person household:3,240
2-or-more-person household:7,230
Family homes:6,083
Nonfamily homes:1,147

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Wilkes Barre with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:16,874
Home has three or more generations:550
Home does not have three or more generations:16,324

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Wilkes Barre under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:8,365
Unmarried partner of home lead present:1,261
In family homes:1,232
Population of male led and male partner homes:16
Population of male led and female partner households:511
Population of female led and female partner households:25
Population of female led and male partner households:680
In nonfamily homes:29
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:23
Population of female led and female partner homes:0
Population of female led and male partner homes:6
No unmarried partner of home lead present:7,104
In family homes:7,081
Population of husband-wife family homes:3,968
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:353
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:2,760
In nonfamily homes:23

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Wilkes Barre

 
Total Population:27,734
Population Under 18 years:8,242
Population 18 years and over:19,492

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Wilkes Barre have lived in one place.

 
Total:16,874
Population of Owner occupied homes:8,256
Family home:5,513
Nonfamily homess:2,743
Male led home:1,195
Living alone:999
Not living alone:196
Female led home:1,548
Living alone:1,431
Not living alone:117
Population of Renter occupied homes:8,618
Family run homes:3,595
Husband-wife family:1,359
Other family:2,236
Male led with no wife present:498
Female led with no husband present:1,738
Nonfamily Homes:5,023
Male led homes:2,464
Male living alone:1,896
Male not living alone:568
Female led homes:2,559
Females living alone:2,143
Females not living alone:416