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Honesdale - Wayne county

Population 4,874

Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne county, is 23 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 81 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. There are an estimated 4,874 people in the town.

The People and Families of Honesdale

In Honesdale, about 47% of adults are married. In Honesdale, lots of people live on their own. Though there are lots of families, the town isn't one of those places where everyone is married. Single people can feel at home there.

Honesdale has a larger percentage of females than most places.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Honesdale had a median family income of $41,336.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 race for President, George W. Bush was the top recipient of campaign contributions ($1,650) in Honesdale. Party contributions tended to flow to the Republican team.

Honesdale Housing

Approximately 56% of housing in Honesdale is owner-occupied. Dwellings tend to be older, with average home age more advanced in the town than you'll find in other towns. Living the single life? Just starting out? Well, you can likely find a small apartment rental in Honesdale.

Commuting

In Honesdale, 91% of commuters drive to work.
Honesdale Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population4,874100%
Male2,21845.5%
Female2,65654.5%
Under 181,14223.4%
18+3,73276.6%
65+97920.1%
Median Age39.6 
Average Family Size2.93 
White4,75997.6%
African-American320.7%
Asian380.8%
American Indian & Alaskan70.1%
Other80.2%
Mixed Race300.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above)921.9%
Median Family Income (1999)$41,336 
Population In Poverty70514.7%
Honesdale Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German26.1%
Irish18.6%
English15.2%
Italian8.5%
US/American8.1%
Polish8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)6.4%
Dutch1.6%
Welsh1.2%
Scottish0.9%
Russian0.8%
French (except Basque)0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Scotch-Irish0.6%
British0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Eastern European0.2%
French Canadian0.2%
Swiss0.2%

  


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