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People

Total Population 2,709
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 1,305
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $30,403
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,948
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,368
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.7%
Median Gross Rent $874
Median House Value $154,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wind Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Northampton
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18091
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.848
Longitude -75.291

Wind Gap Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BELVIDERE BRIDGE
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station STROUDSBURG
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bangor 5,233 $45,826
East Bangor 1,182 $56,364

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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