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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Wilkes Barre, PA
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    59 Agostina Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,594+
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    6 Donny Drive, Scranton, PA 18505
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,462+
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    117 Mountain View Way, Scranton, PA 18508
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,715+
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    108 Summit Pointe Drive, Scranton, PA 18508
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,855+
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    1096 Green Holly Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,807+
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Wilkes Barre, PA?

2 bedroom apartments offer more space compared to 1 bedroom or studio apartments. They are more suitable for 2 persons.

What are the downsides of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Wilkes Barre, PA?

A 2 bedroom apartment is usually slightly more expensive than a 1 bedroom apartment. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Wilkes Barre, PA.

Wilkes Barre, PA Demographics

  • Total Population74,107
  • Female 36,412
    Male 37,695
  • Median Age40

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total population in Wilkes Barre, PA is 74,107. The makeup of the population by gender is 36,412 men and 37,695 women. The median age of Wilkes Barre’s residents is 40.

Average Rent in Wilkes Barre, PA

  • Wilkes Barre, PA Average Rental Price, May 2022 $1,248 /mo

The monthly rate for Wilkes Barre, PA apartments is on average $1,248.

Wilkes Barre, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

Approximately 28% of apartments in Wilkes Barre, PA charge rents around $701-$1,000. A share of 44% of Wilkes Barre’s rental apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. In the rent range of $1,501-$2,000 there are 27% apartment units. 1% of the city’s apartments are in the highest price range of > $2,000.

Wilkes Barre, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 May / 2022
Wilkes Barre, PA $1,060 $1,033 $1,043 $1,061 $1,064 $1,090 $1,151 $1,171 $1,188 $1,248
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The average price of rental apartments nationwide is $1,628, while the monthly rent in Wilkes Barre, PA is $1,248, on average.

Wilkes Barre, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households30,069
  • Family 17,547
    Non-family 12,522
  • Children 8,161
    No Children 21,908
  • Average People Per Household2.38
  • Median Household Income$45,515
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$730

There is a total of 30,069 households in Wilkes Barre, PA, of which 8,161 have children and 21,908 are without children. Per Census data, Wilkes Barre has 17,547 family households and 12,522 non-family households. The size of a household in Wilkes Barre, PA is 2.38 people, on average. The median household annual income in Wilkes Barre is $45,515, and the monthly housing costs are $730.

Wilkes Barre, PA Education Statistics

In Wilkes Barre, PA, 3% of the population have no high school education, according to estimates published by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48% of the city’s population went to high school, 23% of residents completed some college, 8% of the population hold an Associate Degree, as many as 12% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 6% hold a Graduate Degree.

Renting a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilkes Barre, PA

There are many 2-bedroom apartments in Wilkes Barre, PA for you to choose from. Whether you’re renting just for yourself and planning to use the extra bedroom as an office, or you’re sharing your living space with someone else, one of the 5 could be the right fit for you. An average 2-bedroom apartment is about 1,257 Sq.Ft., so you don’t have to worry about sacrificing any living space. However, it’s useful to know that although the average price for 2-bedroom apartment rentals is about $2,369, the monthly rent for these units does vary depending on location and property type. So, if you’re trying to put some money aside, this doesn’t mean that you can’t find a 2-bedroom apartment with a monthly rent that does not exceed your budget.

Cheap two-bedroom apartments come with a “price”

In these parts of town, monthly rents can drop to as little as $1,462. If you’re looking for something located near the city center, the monthly rent will most likely go up. The same principle applies to furnished apartments. Rent prices for 2-bedroom apartments located in newer, well-maintained buildings that provide many amenities also tend to go higher, up to $3,670. Other factors that determine rental prices are proximity to public transportation, entertainment, shopping and dining. There are 5 Wilkes Barre, PA properties you can explore. If finding the perfect rental gets too overwhelming, we’ll offer you a tip. Use the RentCafe filters to eliminate properties that don’t fit your criteria and you will be living in the home of your dreams in no time.

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