Honesdale, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,305
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Honesdale is a city located in Wayne County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 4,305, it is the 230th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5203rd largest city in the United States . Honesdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually but its population has decreased by -3.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,480 in 2010. Honesdale reached it's highest population of 5,687 in 1940. Spanning over 4 miles, Honesdale has a population density of 1,109 people per square mile.

The average household income in Honesdale is $45,690 with a poverty rate of 28.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $121,900. The median age in Honesdale is 45.4 years, 37.4 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

Honesdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Honesdale was:

  • White: 96.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Honesdale, Pennsylvania is 4,305 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,269.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,480.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,12296.04%
Two or More Races1062.47%
Asian370.86%
Black or African American270.63%
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Honesdale Population by Race

Honesdale Population Pyramid $2021

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Honesdale Median Age

45.4


Total

37.4


Male

52.8


Female

Honesdale Adults

There are 3,379 adults, (1,031 of whom are seniors) in Honesdale.

Honesdale Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Honesdale Sex Ratio

Female

2,229

51.93%

Male

2,063

48.07%

Honesdale Population by Age

Honesdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Honesdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All51.5%48.5%
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female32%68%
Male0%100%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Honesdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9462.251.5
Non Family1,1171.2539.8
Married6453.4277.8
Female1753.2932
Male913.110

3.4

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Honesdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1434.70%
9th to 12th Grade2598.51%
High School Graduate1,27741.97%
Some College58019.06%
Associates Degree2036.67%
Bachelors Degree33010.84%
Graduate Degree2518.25%
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Honesdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Honesdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7802,411525
Hispanic19218541
2+ Races6969
Asian373714
Black2711

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.84%.

Honesdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,912$29,742$25,602
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,997$29,839$22,177
Some College$21,687$17,014$26,806
Bachelors Degree$39,236$39,931$
Graduate Degree$62,589$64,554$

$27,912

Average Earnings

$29,742

Average Male

$25,602

Average Female

Honesdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Honesdale Language by Age

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Honesdale Language

95.90% of Honesdale residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Honesdale Language

Honesdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9051,17930.19%
Black2727100.00%
Hispanic279248.60%
Multiple9811.02%

28.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.34%

Male Poverty Rate

23.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Honesdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Honesdale is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Honesdale is Multiple, with 1.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.64%.

Honesdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.29%
High School25.84%
Some College16.60%
Bachelors or Greater9.98%

Honesdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.03%
Male Employed19.29%
Female Employed9.08%
Female Unemployed8.89%

Honesdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Honesdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,606$45,690
Families$55,495$64,736
Married Families$60,677-
Non Families$23,466$31,218
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Income by Household Type

Honesdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Honesdale Married by Age and Sex

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Honesdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Honesdale Marital Status by Race

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Honesdale Marital Status

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290

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam126
Second Gulf War30
Korea20
World War II1
First Gulf War

Honesdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+108
65 to 7496
55 to 6439
18 to 3430
35 to 5417

Honesdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2798.60%
Hispanic3014.56%
2+ Races1115.71%

Honesdale Veterans by Race

Honesdale Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Honesdale Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Honesdale Employment by Age

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Honesdale Employment by Race

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Honesdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.98%

Born in Honesdale

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.46% of Honesdale residents were born in the United States, with 53.98% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Honesdale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,305120.28%
20204,293120.28%
20194,281120.28%
20184,269-5-0.12%
20174,274-19-0.44%
20164,293-40-0.92%
20154,333-32-0.73%
20144,365-27-0.61%
20134,392-32-0.72%
20124,424-38-0.85%
20114,462-42-0.93%
20104,504-370-0.79%
20004,874-98-0.20%
19904,972-156-0.31%
19805,128-96-0.19%
19705,224-345-0.64%
19605,569-93-0.17%
19505,662-25-0.04%
19405,6871970.35%
19305,4902,7347.13%
19202,756-189-0.66%
19102,945810.28%
19002,864480.17%
18902,8161960.72%
18802,620-34-0.13%
18702,6541100.42%
18602,5440.00%

Honesdale Population by Year