Honesdale, PA Population

Population: 4,874. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,849 (-0.5% change)
Males: 2,218 (45.5%), Females: 2,656 (54.5%)

Wayne County

Zip code: 18431

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $28,209
Median house value: $88,000

Races in Honesdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (21.0%), English (16.6%), Italian (8.2%), Polish (8.1%), United States (6.4%).

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Honesdale

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Honesdale borough

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.9% Foreign born

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

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Honesdale:

  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (601 PARK STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Honesdale:

  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CATSKILL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; CALLICOON, NY)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Honesdale:

  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 34 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; Abbreviation: MSV)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 36 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 65 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Honesdale:

  • CHERRY RIDGE (about 6 miles; HONESDALE, PA; Abbreviation: N30)
  • SPRING HILL (about 20 miles; STERLING, PA; Abbreviation: 70N)
  • FLYING DOLLAR (about 25 miles; CANADENSIS, PA; Abbreviation: 8N4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honesdale:

  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 30 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 57 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
  • ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; MIDDLETOWN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,486)

Schools

Public high school in Honesdale:

  • HONESDALE HS (Students: 1,017; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Honesdale:

  • WAYNE HIGHLANDS MS (Students: 781; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 544; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • STOURBRIDGE EL SCH (Students: 279; Grades: KG – 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Honesdale:

  • ST VINCENT SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 329 CLIFF STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HIMALAYAN INSTITUTE CHILD SCH (Students: 13; Location: RR1 BOX 400; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Honesdale:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $551,388; Location: 1406 MAIN ST; 19,731 books; 1,676 audio materials; 766 video materials; 109 serial subscriptions)

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