Gap, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,931. Population change since 2000: +19.9%
Males: 1,030  (53.4%)
Females: 901  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17527, 17535.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,158 (it was $46,036 in 2000)
Gap:

$68,158
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,994 (it was $18,052 in 2000)

Gap CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $267,165 (it was $140,200 in 2000)
Gap:

$267,165
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $210,333; Detached houses: $240,129; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,798; In 2-unit structures: $168,062; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,465; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,420; Mobile homes: $50,106

Median gross rent in 2013: $984.

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  • Races in Gap, PA (2010)

    Gap races chart
    • 1,80093.2%White alone
    • 492.5%Hispanic
    • 311.6%Asian alone
    • 251.3%Two or more races
    • 241.2%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Gap detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gap: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), English (19.4%), Irish (10.8%), United States (10.2%), Italian (7.1%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 691 people per square mile   (low).

Gap,PA real estate house value index trend

Gap, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Gap:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gap CDP:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 73.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

25 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,901 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,406 (1.7%)

Gap satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (15.5 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (46.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Christiana borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Atglen borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Parkesburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Intercourse, PA (2.4 miles ), Paradise, PA (2.4 miles ), Gordonville, PA (2.5 miles ), Pomeroy, PA (2.7 miles ), Soudersburg, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.99 N, Longitude: 76.02 W

Area code: 717

Gap household income distribution Gap home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Gap: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gap, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gap-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Gap place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gap-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from Gap center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from Gap center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gap topographic map

Birthplace of: James Buchanan - Fifteenth President of the, Thomas Lewis (unionist) - Labor leader, William Ramsey (Pennsylvania) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gap:

  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF CHRISTIANA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHRISTIANA, PA)
  • GARDEN SPOT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW HOLLAND, PA)
  • TEL HAI RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HONEY BROOK, PA)
  • QUARRYVILLE PRESBYTERIAN RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; QUARRYVILLE, PA)
  • HICKORY HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HONEY BROOK, PA)
  • INN AT FREEDOM VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST BRANDYWINE, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; COATESVILLE, PA)

Amtrak stations near Gap:

  • 6 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 11 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gap:

  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; Lincoln University, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 17 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 19 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Alvernia University (about 23 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Immaculata University (about 24 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Private high school in Gap:

  • FAIRHAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 1031 SIMMONTOWN RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Gap:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Gap:

  • SALISBURY HEIGHTS SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 189 SCHOOL LN, Grades: 1-8)
  • PAUL ZOOK (Students: 29, Location: 377 BUENA VISTA RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • LIME QUARRY SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 5814 LIMEVILLE RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • MILLWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 5385 AMISH RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • WHITE HALL AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 341 KAUFFROTH RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • WATERLOO AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 5975 OLD PHILADELPHIA PIKE, Grades: 1-8)
  • LIMEVILLE AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: MT VERNON RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • MEADOW SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 625 AMISH RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • KEYSTONE AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 445 SCHOOL LANE RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • MEETING HOUSE RD AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 295 MEETINGHOUSE RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Notable location: Gap Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gap: Bellevue Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Brintwood Motel (Newprt Park).

Lancaster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.413. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.96. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.7%
(65.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Gap (2011 data):

  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Gap Branch at 5360 Lincoln Highway, branch established on 1962/08/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Gap Branch at 790 Route 41, branch established on 1987/09/08. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Gap travel time to work - commute Gap mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gap CDP (based on Lancaster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant122,957568
Mainline Protestant71,573192
Catholic51,29220
Other5,53620
Black Protestant2,1638
Orthodox1,6002
None264,324-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 106
Lancaster County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Lancaster County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Lancaster County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 296
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gap:

42.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gap:

37.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gap:

32.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gap, PA Residents

3.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.15%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chester County, PA  0.28% ($40,704 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.25% ($36,759)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.22% ($42,322)


3.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  0.26% ($37,678 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($39,626)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.21% ($42,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gap:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gap:

  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)

TV broadcast stations around Gap:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 6,303Total average daily traffic
  • 756Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,965Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gap)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lanc634- 2.1 Mi E Of Georgetown (Lat: 39.977500 Lon: -76.054444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 108.5 m, Call Sign: WQJS874
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.137 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2011, Certifier: Charles K LetoRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 140, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • GAP FIRE COMPANY, Lat: 39.988944 Lon: -76.021556, Call Sign: WQLZ394
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, 458.062 MHz, 458.887 MHz, 458.887 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/03/2020, Certifier: Chris BeilerRegistrant: Triangle Communications, Inc, 940 West Main St, New Holland, PA 17557-9330, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GEORGETOWN, 2.1 Mi E Of Georgetown (Lat: 39.977500 Lon: -76.054444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 108.5 m, Call Sign: WQTP973, Licensee ID: L00002303
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5964.97 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2014, Expiration Date: 03/21/2024, Certifier: Michael WeaverRegistrant: County Of Lancaster, 28 South Charlotte Street, Manheim, PA 17545, Phone: (717) 664-1100, Fax: (717) 664-1126
  • GEORGETOWN, 2.1 Miles East Of (Lat: 39.977583 Lon: -76.054389), Overall height: 108.5 m, Call Sign: WLB750, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: R D MeiszerRegistrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gap)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MEISENBACH BG-12BD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 6199 , Serial Number: 199, Year manufactured: 1970
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 6006 Buena Vista Rd, Gap, PA 17527

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$253,8403$161,24712$170,9181$152,4801$239,0100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$167,9800$00$01$41,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$75,6506$211,0700$00$01$44,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$214,8170$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$237,1000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0142.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$104,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0142.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gap and their reported violations in the past:

MCDONALDS GAP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LANCHESTER CENTRE (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
GAP DINER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HAPPY ROOSTER SALOON (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-16-2013 and OCT-16-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2014)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SALISBURY TWP PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOUR BROTHERS DINER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY VIEW VILLAGE LP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MCQUEENS WHITE HORSE INN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gap that have no violations reported:

  • P J BAIR GAP VFW (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Gap

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gap, PA
Most common first names in Gap, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2971.2 years
Mary2877.9 years
William2670.0 years
Anna1983.7 years
Robert1868.9 years
James1772.7 years
Charles1569.7 years
Joseph1275.3 years
Dorothy1176.8 years
George1172.7 years
Most common last names in Gap, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stoltzfus3177.2 years
Miller1578.7 years
Hershey1082.0 years
Martin1078.9 years
Kurtz978.1 years
Smoker871.2 years
Stern780.0 years
Haldeman766.1 years
Hoover782.0 years
Eby785.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Gap, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger2True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Gap compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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  • John Hartley Burns (2)
  • Robert L. Boohar (1)
  • Aaron Beiler (1)
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Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2016.