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Honesdale is a borough in Wayne County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Philip Hone, New York City mayor and canal company official
The latitude of Honesdale is 41.576N. The longitude is -75.259W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,900.
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27% of Honesdale residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Honesdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Honesdale was $17,464, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Honesdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Honesdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $818.
Libraries in Honesdale include Bethany Public Library, Wayne County Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Honesdale political report.
The average commute time for Honesdale workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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