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People

Total Population 4,315
Male Share of the Population 41.7%
Female Share of the Population 58.3%
Senior Citizens 23.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,365
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 38.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,793
% Above Poverty Level 68%
% Below Poverty Level 32%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.2%
Median Gross Rent $715
Median House Value $131,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 32.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Honesdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 18431
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.576
Longitude -75.259

Honesdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 35.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany 227 $64,167
Hawley 1,364 $51,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Honesdale Public Libraries

Library
Wayne County Public Library
1406 MAIN ST
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
(570) 253-1220
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Honesdale Hospitals

WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
601 PARK STREET
(717) 253-8100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Honesdale High Schools

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570-253-2046
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Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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