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  • Walkable
  • College
  • Commuter
  • Nature
  • Outdoors

The city leadership in Wilkes-Barre has worked hard to promote a “walk-to-everything” lifestyle, with a general layout that is very friendly to pedestrians. This is particularly noticeable around the downtown area, where apartments, businesses, and public parks are all easily accessible on foot.

Just behind King’s College, River Common offers walking trails, a boat launch, an amphitheater, and plenty of space to just relax and enjoy a view of the Susquehanna River. The Public Square serves as the venue for outdoor events throughout the year, from the weekly farmer’s market to the annual Fine Arts Fiesta. Mohegan Sun Arena hosts larger sports and entertainment events regularly.

The ski areas and state parks surrounding Wilkes-Barre are very popular with tourists, and residents get to enjoy full access to these natural attractions year-round. Scranton is just a few minutes up the road as well, making Wilkes-Barre an attractive option for commuters seeking a home environment with more of a small-town feel.

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Rent Trends

As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Wilkes Barre, PA is $600 for a studio, $820 for one bedroom, $999 for two bedrooms, and $964 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Wilkes Barre has increased by 2.5% in the past year.

Beds
Avg Sq Ft
Avg Rent
Studio
451
$600
1 BR
735
$820
2 BR
996
$999
3 BR
1,047
$964
Beds
Avg Sq Ft
Avg Rent

Ratings

55 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
0 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable

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Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
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Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
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Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
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