Honesdale, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,243

Honesdale is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,243, it is the 232nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5236th largest city in the United States. Honesdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% 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 1,093 people per square mile.

The average household income in Honesdale is $44,204 with a poverty rate of 23.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Honesdale is 45.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 53.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

Honesdale Demographics

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

  • White: 97.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Honesdale, Pennsylvania is 4,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,277.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,480.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,18597.14%
Two or More Races571.32%
Asian340.79%
Black or African American320.74%

Honesdale Population Pyramid 2020

Honesdale Median Age

45.8


Total

35.2


Male

53.8


Female

Honesdale Adults

There are 3,330 adults, (998 of whom are seniors) in Honesdale.

Honesdale Age Dependency

84.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Honesdale Sex Ratio

Female

2,306

53.53%

Male

2,002

46.47%

Honesdale Households and Families

Honesdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Honesdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All49%51%
Non Family38.6%61.4%
Female18.9%81.1%
Male0%100%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0112.1449
Non Family1,1641.3238.6
Married6153.2880.3
Female2272.9318.9
Male5180

3.16

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

12.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Honesdale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1193.84%
9th to 12th Grade2066.64%
High School Graduate1,34643.39%
Some College59819.28%
Associates Degree2166.96%
Bachelors Degree37412.06%
Graduate Degree2437.83%

Honesdale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8572,571572
Hispanic19718833
Multiple Races3636
Asian343411
Black3221

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 32.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,991$31,051$24,583
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,361$30,036$26,028
Some College$25,400$22,284$26,141
Bachelors Degree$$50,233$
Graduate Degree$41,500$62,794$

$26,991

Average Earnings

$31,051

Average Male

$24,583

Average Female

Honesdale Language

Honesdale Language by Age

Honesdale Language

96.05% of Honesdale residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Honesdale Poverty

Honesdale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,90894024.05%
Black3232100.00%
Hispanic310216.77%

23.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.16%

Male Poverty Rate

20.70%

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 Hispanic, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.85%
High School22.44%
Some College14.86%
Bachelors or Greater10.70%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.37%
Male Employed16.81%
Female Unemployed10.91%
Female Employed2.67%

Honesdale Income

Honesdale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,110$44,204
Families$53,043$60,881
Married Families$61,409-
Non Families$23,095$31,863

Honesdale Marital Status

Honesdale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Honesdale Married by Age and Sex

Honesdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Honesdale Marital Status by Race

Honesdale Veterans

275

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea17
Second Gulf War15
World War II1
First Gulf War1

$Honesdale Veterans by Education

13.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Honesdale Employment Status

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Honesdale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.75%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.82% of Honesdale residents were born in the United States, with 57.75% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,243-17-0.40%
20194,260-17-0.40%
20184,277-7-0.16%
20174,284-17-0.40%
20164,301-42-0.97%
20154,343-31-0.71%
20144,374-27-0.61%
20134,401-32-0.72%
20124,433-38-0.85%
20114,471-43-0.95%
20104,514-360-0.76%
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%