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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Demographic Statistics

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

Total population43,123100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male20,79948.2
Female22,32451.8
Under 5 years2,1134.9
5 to 9 years2,3775.5
10 to 14 years2,5485.9
15 to 19 years3,2927.6
20 to 24 years3,6808.5
25 to 34 years5,32412.3
35 to 44 years5,94213.8
45 to 54 years5,20212.1
55 to 59 years1,9434.5
60 to 64 years1,8184.2
65 to 74 years4,0769.5
75 to 84 years3,4578.0
85 years and over1,3513.1
Median age (years)38.8(X)
18 years and over34,54980.1
Male
16,43038.1
Female
18,11942.0
21 years and over31,84373.8
62 years and over9,97323.1
65 years and over8,88420.6
Male
3,1707.4
Female
5,71413.3
RACE
One race42,62698.8
White
39,80192.3
Black or African American
2,1935.1
American Indian and Alaska Native
480.1
Asian
3420.8
Asian Indian
480.1
Chinese
380.1
Filipino
370.1
Japanese
140.0
Korean
260.1
Vietnamese
1680.4

Other Asian 1

110.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
140.0
Native Hawaiian
20.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
30.0
Samoan
60.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

30.0
Some other race
2280.5
Two or more races4971.2

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White40,24093.3
Black or African American2,4935.8
American Indian and Alaska Native1610.4
Asian4231.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.1
Some other race3240.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population43,123100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)6831.6
Mexican
1810.4
Puerto Rican
2480.6
Cuban
230.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
2310.5
Not Hispanic or Latino42,44098.4
White alone
39,43391.4
RELATIONSHIP
Total population43,123100.0
In households39,44991.5
Householder
17,96141.7
Spouse
6,56315.2
Child
10,78125.0
Own child under 18 years
7,45817.3
Other relatives
1,9694.6
Under 18 years
6121.4
Nonrelatives
2,1755.0
Unmarried partner
8972.1
In group quarters3,6748.5
Institutionalized population
2,2125.1
Noninstitutionalized population
1,4623.4
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households17,961100.0
Family households (families)9,87755.0
With own children under 18 years
4,13423.0
Married-couple family
6,56336.5
With own children under 18 years
2,52714.1
Female householder, no husband present
2,51114.0
With own children under 18 years
1,2867.2
Nonfamily households8,08445.0
Householder living alone
7,00639.0
Householder 65 years and over
3,33518.6
Households with individuals under 18 years4,54525.3
Households with individuals 65 years and over6,37135.5
Average household size2.20(X)
Average family size2.96(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units20,294100.0
Occupied housing units17,96188.5
Vacant housing units2,33311.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
540.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.8(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)11.9(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units17,961100.0
Owner-occupied housing units9,61753.5
Renter-occupied housing units8,34446.5
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.41(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.95(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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