| Share
 
United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Housing Statistics

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units20,294100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached9,39546.3
1-unit, attached2,57312.7
2 units2,29511.3
3 or 4 units2,0089.9
5 to 9 units1,1755.8
10 to 19 units4542.2
20 or more units2,38211.7
Mobile home120.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000140.1
1995 to 1998970.5
1990 to 19941410.7
1980 to 19895152.5
1970 to 19792,87714.2
1960 to 19691,2926.4
1940 to 19593,12915.4
1939 or earlier12,22960.3
ROOMS
1 room5922.9
2 rooms1,0865.4
3 rooms1,9789.7
4 rooms2,62512.9
5 rooms2,71413.4
6 rooms6,73733.2
7 rooms1,9299.5
8 rooms1,1545.7
9 or more rooms1,4797.3
Median (rooms)5.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units17,961100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20002,96416.5
1995 to 19983,69720.6
1990 to 19942,27512.7
1980 to 19892,71215.1
1970 to 19792,05611.4
1969 or earlier4,25723.7
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None4,22923.5
17,34940.9
24,84026.9
3 or more1,5438.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas13,69576.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2121.2
Electricity2,30512.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,5078.4
Coal or coke1450.8
Wood120.1
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel460.3
No fuel used390.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities990.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1370.8
No telephone service3191.8
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units17,961100.0
1.00 or less17,70098.5
1.01 to 1.501731.0
1.51 or more880.5
Specified owner-occupied units8,691100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0002,17525.0
$50,000 to $99,9995,51463.4
$100,000 to $149,9997148.2
$150,000 to $199,9991611.9
$200,000 to $299,9991181.4
$300,000 to $499,99990.1
$500,000 to $999,99900.0
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)64,700(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage4,40450.7
Less than $300
430.5
$300 to $499
5115.9
$500 to $699
1,32815.3
$700 to $999
1,59118.3
$1,000 to $1,499
7038.1
$1,500 to $1,999
1932.2
$2,000 or more
350.4
Median (dollars)
754(X)
Not mortgaged4,28749.3
Median (dollars)
288(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,48040.0
15 to 19 percent1,45316.7
20 to 24 percent1,03211.9
25 to 29 percent7458.6
30 to 34 percent4755.5
35 percent or more1,40516.2
Not computed1011.2
Specified renter-occupied units8,344100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,03612.4
$200 to $29990510.8
$300 to $4993,60243.2
$500 to $7491,96423.5
$750 to $9992973.6
$1,000 to $1,499831.0
$1,500 or more540.6
No cash rent4034.8
Median (dollars)411(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,55918.7
15 to 19 percent1,14813.8
20 to 24 percent1,00112.0
25 to 29 percent96911.6
30 to 34 percent6978.4
35 percent or more2,38628.6
Not computed5847.0
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

More census articles:


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring