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Wilkes Barre, PA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Wilkes Barre?
The average rent for an apartment in Wilkes Barre is $1,248. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.
Average Rent in Wilkes Barre, PA
Last updated May 2022
Average Apartment Size
904 sq. ft.
What is the average apartment size in Wilkes Barre?
The average size for a Wilkes Barre, PA apartment is 904 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Wilkes Barre, PA Apartment Rent Ranges
Wilkes Barre, PA Occupied Housing Units
12,165 or 40% of the households in Wilkes Barre, PA are renter-occupied while 17,811 or 59% are owner-occupied.
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Wilkes Barre apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.