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Population in 2012: 4,341 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 2,002  (46.1%)
Females: 2,339  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18431.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,301 (it was $28,209 in 2000)
Honesdale:

$30,301
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,708

Honesdale borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $145,821 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Honesdale:

$145,821
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $136,353; Detached houses: $145,464; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,212; In 2-unit structures: $140,791; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,888; Mobile homes: $27,702

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • White alone - 4,248 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 126 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 39 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Honesdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Honesdale: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (19.5%), English (10.4%), United States (7.5%), Italian (6.9%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1831

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 4.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Honesdale:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Honesdale borough:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

64 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Honesdale, Pennsylvania as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Honesdale to the number of sex offenders is 228 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,810 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,390 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (24.1 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (80.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (92.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bethany borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Prompton borough, PA (2.0 miles ), White Mills, PA (2.1 miles ), Hawley borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Waymart borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Narrowsburg, NY (3.2 miles ), The Hideout, PA (3.3 miles ), Fawn Lake Forest, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 75.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,583 (+125.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,031 (66.1%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Honesdale by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000100000
per 100,000 0.00.020.30.00.00.020.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 154332360220
per 100,000 20.5102.181.261.061.641.262.6127.50.042.244.50.0
Robberies 003231000211
per 100,000 0.00.060.940.761.620.60.00.00.042.222.322.1
Assaults 5143662927416
per 100,000 102.5285.960.9122.1123.141.2187.742.5148.984.422.3132.7
Burglaries 61714272623131620232526
per 100,000 123.1347.2284.2549.2533.4473.9271.1340.0425.4485.2556.3575.2
Thefts 8910713012813014210511010187116110
per 100,000 1825.32185.52639.12603.72667.22926.02189.82337.42148.01835.42581.22433.6
Auto thefts 91184105710221
per 100,000 184.6224.7162.481.4205.2103.0146.021.20.042.244.522.1
Arson 032100120223
per 100,000 0.061.340.620.30.00.020.942.50.042.244.566.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 111.1223.8228.7195.4210.6171.5206.3191.2121.2145.0160.4143.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Honesdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -170 (-3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Honesdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Honesdale borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Honesdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from Honesdale center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Honesdale center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Honesdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Art Wall, Jr. - Professional golfer, John Olver - Politician, Brian Balthazar - Television personality, Florence Goodenough - Psychologist, Henry Augustus Rowland - Physicist, Robert Koenig (filmmaker) - Screenwriter, Edgar Jadwin - Army general, Lyman Lemnitzer - (1899-1988), general, Fred Sherry (baseball) - Baseball player, J. Benjamin Dimmick - Mayor of Scranton during cholera epidemic.

Main business address for: NORWOOD FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), DIMECO INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Honesdale:

  • HONESDALE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, STOURBRIDGE MALL)
  • WAYNE MEM HOSP DEPT OF HH SRVC (Home Health Center, STOURBRIDGE MALL MAPLE AVE)
  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 601 PARK STREET)
  • ELLEN MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 23 ELLEN MEMORIAL LANE)
  • PECK CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, 814 COURT STREET)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honesdale:

  • Marywood University (about 23 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,591)
  • University of Scranton (about 24 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • King's College (about 40 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 41 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 41 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 44 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Orange County Community College (about 45 miles; Middletown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,807)

Public high schools in Honesdale:

Private elementary/middle school in Honesdale:

  • ST VINCENT'S SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 329 CLIFF ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Honesdale:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $568,404; Location: 1406 MAIN ST; 28,805 books; 4,447 audio materials; 2,376 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • THIS TOWN IS SMALL i lived there.

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Notable locations in Honesdale: Texas Number 4 Fire Company (A), Honesdale Fire Department Hose Company 1 (B), Alert Hook and Ladder Company 2 (C), Honesdale Fire Department Protection Engine Company 3 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Dyberry Cemetery (2), Schoonover Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bunnells Pond (A), Freethy Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dyberry Creek (A), Carley Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fun & Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; USHighway 6).

Hotels: Grandview Motel (160 Grandview Avenue), Harvest Inn Bed & Breakfast (1415 Main Street).

 
Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average.
City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Honesdale and their reported violations in the past:

INDIAN HEAD CAMP (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAURELS CAFE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHERRY HILL MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and MAR-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LA VILLA (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FIRESIDE RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
HALFWAY HOUSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
COLONY PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and DEC-09-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Honesdale that have no violations reported:

  • HAMLIN MOBIL MART (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAGLERS HICKORY RIDGE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGHHOUSE MOBIL MINI MART (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DYBERRY FIREWORKS PITSTOP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.0%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  55.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Honesdale, PA

2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Honesdale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Honesdale, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Honesdale (2011 data):

  • The Dime Bank: at 820-822 Church Street, branch established on 1906/01/01; Operations Center Branch at 120 Sunrise Avenue, branch established on 1998/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $581.4 mil, Deposits: $485.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Dimeco, Inc
  • The Honesdale National Bank: Route 6 Plaza Branch at 1207 Texas Palmyra Hwy, branch established on 1974/04/25; at 733 Main Street, branch established on 1836/12/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $560.7 mil, Deposits: $478.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Honat Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wayne Bank: Willow Avenue Branch at 245 Willow Avenue, branch established on 1980/09/15; at 717 Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $667.4 mil, Deposits: $527.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Norwood Financial Corp.
  • First National Community Bank: Honesdale Route 6 Office Branch at 1127 Texas Palmyra Highway, branch established on 2007/10/10; Honesdale Branch at 1001 Main Street, branch established on 1923/08/24. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,105.2 mil, Deposits: $957.5 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First National Community Bancorp Inc
  • Woodforest National Bank: Honesdale Walmart Branch at 777 Old Willow Ave Bld. A4, branch established on 2007/06/30. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Honesdale Branch at 335 Willow Ave, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $329.7 mil, Deposits: $279.6 mil, headquarters in Clarks Summit, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Honesdale travel time to work - commute


Honesdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

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Religion statistics for Honesdale borough (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.16%
Here56.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents57.8%21.3%6.8%2.6%1.9%
Congregations15.1%45.2%4.1%6.8%4.1%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.4%0.9%4.0%
Congregations1.4%4.1%2.7%1.4%15.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Wayne County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Wayne County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Wayne County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

12.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$10,269$24,6462$6,736
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$4,570
Police Protection - Officers 10$40,977$49,1726$6,550
Police - Other 0$0 2$2,758
Streets and Highways 5$10,560$25,3440$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,869$29,2140$0
Sewerage 3$8,746$34,9841$687
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,702
Totals for Government 25$75,421$36,20221$23,003

Honesdale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($9.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $572,000 ($131.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000 ($117.02)
    Regular Highways: $331,000 ($76.25)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($29.95)
    Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($26.26)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($23.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($17.28)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($8.06)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($5.30)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.92)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($3.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($3.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.15)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.46)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,289,000 ($296.94)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $498,000 ($114.72)
    Benefit Payments: $96,000 ($22.11)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $57,000 ($13.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($11.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $13,000 ($2.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($2.99)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($2.53)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.84)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $753,000 ($173.46)

Honesdale government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $739,000 ($170.24)
    Parking Facilities: $91,000 ($20.96)
    All Other: $48,000 ($11.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($6.68)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Interest Revenue: $-63,000 ($-14.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $62,000 ($14.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $63,000 ($14.51)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($3.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $84,000 ($19.35)
    All Other: $18,000 ($4.15)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Tax - Property: $666,000 ($153.42)
    NEC: $106,000 ($24.42)

Honesdale government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,085,000 ($249.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $911,000 ($209.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $174,000 ($40.08)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $75,000 ($17.28)

Honesdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $309,000 ($71.18)
    Total Federal Securities: $13,000 ($2.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $250,000 ($57.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($2.76)

6.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lackawanna County, PA  1.01% ($30,665 average AGI)
from Pike County, PA  0.65% ($47,833)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.30% ($47,143)


6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.50% ($34,316 average AGI)
to Pike County, PA  0.63% ($35,043)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.26% ($45,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Honesdale:

  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Honesdale:

  • WGGY-FM1 (101.3 FM; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNH-FM (95.3 FM; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYH (89.1 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: 4 RIVERS COMMUNICATIONS B/G COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Honesdale:

  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • WWPS-LP (Channel 8; HAWLEY, ETC., PA; Owner: ROBERT G. NEUHAUS)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W62AO (Channel 62; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC. TV ASSOC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Honesdale, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Honesdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 63,687
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,426
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 89,589

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Honesdale, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Honesdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Honesdale, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Honesdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Honesdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Most common first names in Honesdale, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16275.8 years
William13374.7 years
Mary12982.0 years
Helen11281.3 years
Robert10772.5 years
George9876.8 years
Joseph9274.9 years
Margaret8781.7 years
Edward7578.9 years
Elizabeth7282.6 years
Most common last names in Honesdale, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6678.4 years
Miller4973.2 years
Olver2874.5 years
Martin2776.7 years
Brown2579.6 years
Williams2579.5 years
Davis2181.4 years
Stegner1984.0 years
Weidner1979.5 years
Bishop1975.8 years
Businesses in Honesdale, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
CVS1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS4
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Honesdale, PA

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