Gap, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,931.
Population change since 2000: +19.9%
Males: 954  (49.5%)
Females: 977  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17527, 17535.

Gap Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,144 (it was $46,036 in 2000)
Gap:

$64,144
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,360 (it was $18,052 in 2000)

Gap CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $242,002 (it was $140,200 in 2000)
Gap:

$242,002
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $248,733; detached houses: $241,483

Median gross rent in 2017: $963.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gap: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.6%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Gap, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Gap, Pennsylvania as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gap is 161 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.6%), American (18.3%), English (9.2%), Italian (5.5%), Irish (3.5%), Swiss (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

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

Gap, Pennsylvania map

87 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This place:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,808 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,039 (1.8%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Gap, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gap, PA in 2017
Gap satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Gap, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.0%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Gap, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Gap, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gap, Pennsylvania average temperatures Gap, Pennsylvania average precipitation Gap, Pennsylvania humidity Gap, Pennsylvania wind speed Gap, Pennsylvania snowfall Gap, Pennsylvania sunshine Gap, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 9.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Gap 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 Gap 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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).

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

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

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)
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.

For population 15 years and over in Gap:

Marital status in Gap, PA
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Gap:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gap
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gap, PA (based on Lancaster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lancaster County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lancaster County:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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

3.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($661 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chester County, PA  0.34% ($49,118 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.31% ($45,275)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($48,724)


3.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, PA  0.37% ($43,221 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.26% ($55,449)
to Berks County, PA  0.23% ($49,157)
Businesses in Gap, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger2True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

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)
  • Gap, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count8534
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13451
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2691
  • Fatalities9330
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20503
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1408
See more detailed statistics of Gap fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.4mTotal length
  • $3,759,000Total costs
  • 40,922Total average daily traffic
  • 6,738Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,546Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gap, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gap, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2011, Certifier: Charles K Leto, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/03/2020, Certifier: Chris Beiler, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2014, Expiration Date: 03/21/2024, Certifier: Michael Weaver, Registrant: 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 Meiszer, Registrant: 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:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1773B , Serial Number: 17702730, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Robert P Baney, 858 Timberline Dr, Gap, PA 17527
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 505PS , Serial Number: 4554, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 100 Clearwater Dr, Gap, PA 17527
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2019
  • 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 in Gap, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gap, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 87 took place in 2009, and the least - 25 in 2011. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gap, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.0%), and Outside Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gap, PA
    • 41554.0%Structure Fires
    • 18724.3%Outside Fires
    • 10914.2%Other
    • 587.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gap, PA
  • 31.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gap, PA
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 22.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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