Wilkes-Barre is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 41,042, it is the 13th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 955th largest city in the United States. Wilkes-Barre is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually but its population has decreased by -1.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,498 in 2010. Wilkes-Barre reached it's highest population of 86,626 in 1930. Spanning over 7 miles, Wilkes-Barre has a population density of 5,880 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wilkes-Barre is $48,092 with a poverty rate of 27.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Wilkes-Barre is 34.4 years, 31.7 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.