Wilkes-Barre, PA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 20,294 housing units in Wilkes-Barre.
This represents a 2.1% decline from 20,734 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 20,294 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Wilkes-Barre is about 53.5%.
Wilkes-Barre's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.5%.
Average household size is 2.2 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wilkes-Barre were built after 1939.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.90%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median year structure was built||1939|
|Median Value of occupied units||$64,700|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$47,500|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.91|
|Median year structure was built||1946|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$360|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.20%|
|Home Equity Loan||7.50%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||17.8%|