Honesdale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,240 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 1,723  (40.7%)
Females: 2,517  (59.3%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18431.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,635 (it was $28,209 in 2000)
Honesdale:

$41,635
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,359 (it was $17,464 in 2000)

Honesdale borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,291 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Honesdale:

$166,291
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $247,055; detached houses: $257,380; townhouses or other attached units: $259,854; in 2-unit structures: $168,327; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,777; mobile homes: $89,435

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Honesdale: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.8%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Honesdale, PA (2010)
    • 4,24894.8%White alone
    • 1262.8%Hispanic
    • 441.0%Two or more races
    • 390.9%Black alone
    • 150.3%Asian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone
    • 30.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Honesdale, Pennsylvania as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Honesdale is 213 to 1.


Crime rates in Honesdale by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(61.6)
2
(41.2)
3
(62.6)
6
(127.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
2
(44.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.8)
4
(96.8)
1
(23.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(61.6)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.1)
2
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.7)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(123.1)
2
(41.2)
9
(187.7)
2
(42.5)
7
(148.9)
4
(84.4)
1
(22.3)
6
(132.7)
17
(395.9)
1
(23.4)
2
(47.4)
2
(47.8)
4
(96.8)
7
(166.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(533.4)
23
(473.9)
13
(271.1)
16
(340.0)
20
(425.4)
23
(485.2)
25
(556.3)
26
(575.2)
18
(419.2)
18
(421.4)
28
(663.7)
22
(525.7)
8
(193.6)
12
(285.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
130
(2,667)
142
(2,926)
105
(2,190)
110
(2,337)
101
(2,148)
87
(1,835)
116
(2,581)
110
(2,434)
98
(2,282)
83
(1,943)
65
(1,541)
61
(1,458)
51
(1,234)
45
(1,069)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(205.2)
5
(103.0)
7
(146.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
2
(44.5)
1
(22.1)
4
(93.2)
3
(70.2)
3
(71.1)
1
(23.9)
2
(48.4)
2
(47.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
2
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
2
(44.5)
3
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)252.8205.9247.5229.5145.5174.1192.5172.6239.9117.5123.3166.3170.9118.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Honesdale, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: American (25.0%), Irish (23.8%), German (19.0%), English (5.7%), Italian (5.3%), Norwegian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1831

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 4.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,029 people per square mile   (low).

Honesdale, Pennsylvania map

66 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,877 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,481 (1.1%)

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+: Manhattan, NY (86.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

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: +4,913 (+115.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 810 (60.1%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Honesdale, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Honesdale, PA in 2017
Honesdale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Honesdale, PA
Historical housing units in Honesdale, PA
Most common industries in Honesdale, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Honesdale, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Honesdale, Pennsylvania

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Honesdale-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from the city center
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 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 266.2 miles away from Honesdale 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Honesdale topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Honesdale:

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

Airports and heliports located in Honesdale:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honesdale:

  • Marywood University (about 22 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 24 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • King's College (about 40 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 41 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 41 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • Misericordia University (about 41 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 44 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)

Public high school in Honesdale:

  • HONESDALE HS (Students: 1,056, Location: 459 TERRACE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Honesdale:

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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.

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Honesdale include: NORWOOD FINANCIAL CORP (A), DIMECO INC (B). 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; US Highway 6).

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

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.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

AQUA PA FAWN LAKE FOREST (Population served: 6,533, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
AQUA PA HONESDALE (Population served: 5,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-13-2009 to AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2009), St Boil Water Order (APR-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-13-2009 to AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-13-2009 to AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
AQUA PA WATER CO HAWLEY (Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2008), St Boil Water Order (DEC-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009)
AQUA PA MOUNTAINHOME SYSTEM (Population served: 1,450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
AQUA PA TANGLEWOOD LAKES (Population served: 1,321, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
AQUA PA PAUPACKAN LAKE ESTATES (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-20-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-13-2009 to AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
INDIAN HEAD CAMP (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
AQUA PA WATER CO MOSCOW (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • AQUA PA WATER CO SCI WAYMART (Population served: 3,200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUMMIT CAMP (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA PA WATER CO THORNHURST CC (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA PA WATER CO MOUNT COBB (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA PA WOODLEDGE VILLAGE (Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAMLIN EXPRESS MART (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODMONT AQUA PA (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Honesdale:

Marital status in Honesdale, PA
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Honesdale:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Honesdale
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Religion statistics for Honesdale, PA (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,00011
Mainline Protestant7,76645
Evangelical Protestant1,65617
Other1,6227
Orthodox2001
None25,578-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This 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.
Pennsylvania:

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

12.38 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

10.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Honesdale:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Honesdale:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Honesdale:

37.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Honesdale:

56.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Honesdale:

76.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Honesdale, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$70,873$85,0489$19,658
Financial Administration 5$17,761$42,6263$20,216
Streets and Highways 5$18,264$43,8340$0
Sewerage 3$15,127$60,5081$2,062
Solid Waste Management 2$8,421$50,5260$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$13,715
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$8,277
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$5,108
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$130,446$62,61430$69,036

Honesdale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $578,000 ($136.32)
    General - Other: $563,000 ($132.78)
    Regular Highways: $334,000 ($78.77)
    Central Staff Services: $252,000 ($59.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $126,000 ($29.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($15.57)
    Parking Facilities: $52,000 ($12.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($5.42)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($4.95)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($4.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($3.77)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $2,232,000 ($526.42)
    Corporate Bonds: $824,000 ($194.34)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $692,000 ($163.21)
    Benefit Payments: $336,000 ($79.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $180,000 ($42.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $940,000 ($221.70)

Honesdale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $164,000 ($38.68)
    Other: $134,000 ($31.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.59)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.12)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $228,000 ($53.77)
    Local Employee Contribution: $110,000 ($25.94)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-154,000 ($-36.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.18)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($8.02)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($7.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($3.54)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.18)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $189,000 ($44.58)
    Highways: $110,000 ($25.94)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($1.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,152,000 ($271.70)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $180,000 ($42.45)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000 ($8.73)

Honesdale government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $601,000 ($141.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,000 ($120.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($28.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($6.37)

Honesdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $766,000 ($180.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000 ($119.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,000 ($8.96)

5.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  1.09% ($41,179 average AGI)
from Pike County, PA  0.67% ($39,022)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.20% ($47,976)


6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.44% ($40,097 average AGI)
to Pike County, PA  0.64% ($50,212)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.23% ($35,208)
Businesses in Honesdale, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand 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

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.)
Honesdale fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Honesdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.0mTotal length
  • $4,428,000Total costs
  • 102,652Total average daily traffic
  • 5,301Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,546Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Honesdale, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Honesdale, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Honesdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Honesdale, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (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: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Honesdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Honesdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 43 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Honesdale, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (66.8%), and Outside Fires (19.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Honesdale, PA
    • 17566.8%Structure Fires
    • 5019.1%Outside Fires
    • 228.4%Other
    • 155.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Honesdale, PA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Honesdale, PA
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Honesdale, PA
  • 66.6%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Electricity
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood


Honesdale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Honesdale on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
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