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Welcome to Wilkes-Barre, PA

Located in the historic Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre is the county seat of Luzerne County. The Susquehanna River flows through the Wyoming Valley and has just undergone a major renovation on the riverfront complete with stunning views of the river, rich perennial gardens and a boat launch for recreation access. An amphitheater is a stone’s throw from Main Street where art galleries, Barnes and Noble, an ice cream parlor, other retail shops, loft apartments, movie theatres and a variety of restaurants allow visitors and residents alike the ability to walk and enjoy.

The Kirby Center for the Performing arts brings the philharmonic, Broadway shows, opera, ballet, children’s travel shows and concert venues to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Wachovia Center, home to the Wilkes-Barre Penguins (farm team of the Pittsburgh Penguins) offers arena football, concerts, the circus, Sesame Street live, magic shows and Disney on Ice.

A short 20 mile drive and you can take in a Yankees triple A baseball game, attend a NASCAR event, take a ride on an original steam train, travel into the depths of a coal mine, pick a winner at live harness racing or try your luck at the Mohegan Sun Casino. 61 scenic Golf courses, 17 ski resorts, water parks, hiking and biking trails, roller hockey facilities, Pocono water canoeing and white water rafting, fishing, camping and boating at one of our many state parks or area lakes complete the recreational options in the Wilkes-Barre area.

The cultural opportunities are enhanced by 6 local colleges and universities (Kings and Wilkes in downtown Wilkes-Barre) that offer music institutes, theater on the green; world renowned speakers such as Colin Powell, Jazz concerts, Musicals, art shows and a variety of other mediums. Finally, dine with ease at one of the local favorite eateries or nationally recognized Ruth” Chris Steak House or Wolfgang Puck.

The Wyoming Valley is rich in historical landmarks. In addition to the 6 fine colleges and universities, there are three junior colleges, three college preparatory schools, twelve school districts all with well respected high schools and a variety of private and parochial schools.

Even though the original roots of Wilkes-Barre were as the Anthracite Capital of the World, the economic focus has diversified and is composed of service, manufacturing, industrial, wholesale, retail, technology, internet and medical industries. Casinos are new to the area. The close proximity to Interstates 81, 80 and the PA turnpike is attractive to businesses looking to relocate to an affordable, business friendly environment with a quality work force. Our location also makes traveling to New York City and Philadelphia a fun easy adventure with only a two hour commute. And a trip to Washington, D.C. is a short 3 hour journey.

Wilkes Barre Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 27 homes for sale in Wilkes Barre, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
7% Land/lot, 4% Single Family and 89% Other.

7% Land/lot
4% Single Family
89% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 27
Average Home Size 74 ft² / 7 m²
Price Range ($37,000 - $1,250,000)

Weather in Wilkes Barre

The average high temperatures in Wilkes Barre range from 32 in January to 80 in July

Average home income in Wilkes Barre

The average household income of a Wilkes Barre resident is $51,460 with an average home value of $101,150

Population of Wilkes Barre

Wilkes Barre has 72,804 residents.

Home ownership in Wilkes Barre

The average level of home ownership in Wilkes Barre is 57%.

Education breakdown of Wilkes Barre

Education levels of residents of Wilkes Barre include: highschool 43%, associate 8%, bachelor 12%, graduate 6%.

Households in Wilkes Barre

Wilkes Barre has 30,719 homes, built on average 68 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 27 homes for sale in Wilkes Barre. These homes are comprised of Land/lot, Single Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 189,248. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Wilkes Barre please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 27 homes for sale in Wilkes Barre, PA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Wilkes Barre area. Member brokerages representing the 27 homes include Lewith & Freeman Real Estate and Classic Properties.