From a total population of 40,932, Wilkes-Barre has a median age of 33.5. The average age of males, in Wilkes-Barre, is 31.2 while the average age of females is 35.7. When you compare this to median age of Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre is 6.9 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Wilkes-Barre, is $17,329 while the average household income is $31,361. When comparing the median income of people living in Wilkes-Barre to the rest of Pennsylvania, the average income in Wilkes-Barre is $11,583 less.