Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

Comparing Wind Gap to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 4 6
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 7 5
Housing Recently Built 5 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Wind Gap Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,812 100%
Male 1,321 47%
Female 1,491 53%
Under 18 586 20.8%
18+ 2,226 79.2%
65+ 541 19.2%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.84
White 2,745 97.6%
African-American 13 0.5%
Asian 19 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 15 0.5%
Mixed Race 19 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 1.6%

Estimated Wind Gap Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,827
Growth 15
Growth % 0.5%

Wind Gap Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.7%
Italian 18.3%
Irish 8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Polish 7.2%
English 6%
Pennsylvania German 5.3%
Dutch 5.3%
US/American 4.9%
Welsh 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Hungarian 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
Ukrainian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Croatian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wind Gap 2,812 $46,681
Bangor 5,319 $44,954
East Bangor 979 $42,386
Nazareth 6,023 $50,298
Pen Argyl 3,615 $47,935
Roseto 1,653 $45,833
Stockertown 687 $59,375
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