Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 2,738 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 1,445  (52.8%)
Females: 1,293  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18091.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,055 (it was $35,030 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$54,055
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,803 (it was $21,239 in 2000)

Wind Gap borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $194,228 (it was $111,700 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$194,228
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $250,315; detached houses: $277,369; townhouses or other attached units: $166,523; in 2-unit structures: $151,341; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,154; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,877; mobile homes: $60,656

Median gross rent in 2019: $872.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wind Gap: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.1%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wind Gap, PA (2019)
    • 2,51292.3%White alone
    • 923.4%Asian alone
    • 602.2%Hispanic
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Black alone

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wind Gap is 454 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Wind Gap by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(106.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(109.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.7)
1
(36.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(35.3)
3
(106.6)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(318.0)
2
(71.0)
5
(179.1)
6
(215.7)
2
(70.6)
2
(73.3)
2
(73.3)
2
(73.4)
2
(73.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(106.0)
4
(142.1)
2
(71.7)
3
(107.8)
3
(105.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(109.9)
4
(146.8)
2
(73.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(2,155)
59
(2,096)
50
(1,791)
45
(1,618)
41
(1,447)
48
(1,759)
44
(1,612)
35
(1,285)
28
(1,030)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(35.3)
3
(106.6)
1
(35.8)
9
(323.5)
5
(176.5)
4
(146.6)
1
(36.6)
4
(146.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index255.5148.5154.8141.393.5184.7100.7117.5101.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Wind Gap detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Pennsylvania average:

1.99
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Ancestries: German (18.1%), American (15.1%), Turkish (11.4%), Bulgarian (11.2%), Italian (10.0%), Irish (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 2,008 people per square mile   (low).

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania map

361 residents are foreign born (7.4% Europe, 4.2% Asia).

This borough:

13.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,410 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,540 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (15.9 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (58.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (59.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pen Argyl borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Saylorsburg, PA (1.9 miles ),
Ackermanville, PA (1.9 miles ),
Belfast, PA (2.1 miles ),
Bangor borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Roseto borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
East Bangor borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Stockertown borough, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 75.29 W

Distribution of median household income in Wind Gap, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wind Gap, PA in 2019
Wind Gap satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Wind Gap, PA
Historical housing units in Wind Gap, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Wind Gap, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Apparel (7.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Wind Gap, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.2. This is about average.

City:

84.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wind Gap-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Wind Gap borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wind Gap-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from Wind Gap center
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 53.0 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 220.3 miles away from Wind Gap center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 266.2 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 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 264.2 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 Northampton County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Wind Gap:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SLATEBELT (525 EAST WEST STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wind Gap:

  • SLATE BELT VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PEN ARGYL, PA)
  • AFFILIATED HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BANGOR, PA)
  • STEP BY STEP INC/NAZARETH (Hospital, about 7 miles away; NAZARETH, PA)
  • MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NAZARETH, PA)
  • BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NAZARETH, PA)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • NORTHWOOD SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; EASTON, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wind Gap:

  • Lafayette College (about 11 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 13 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 18 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 21 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 21 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • DeSales University (about 22 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wind Gap Fire Company Station 35 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Northampton 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 Wind Gap and their reported violations in the past:

FAMILY & FRIENDS COUNTRY REST (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-23-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-25-2013 and SEP-25-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2013)
RED CARPET INN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (FEB-20-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

57.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Wind Gap (2011 data):

  • First Star Bank: Wind Gap Branch at 1430 Jacobsburg Road, branch established on 1999/06/26. Info updated 2008/03/31: Bank assets: $421.5 mil, Deposits: $323.9 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, negative income in the last year, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Star Bancorp, Inc.
  • Merchants Bank of Bangor: Wind Gap Branch at 45 North Broadway (Route 512), branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2008/07/29: Bank assets: $300.9 mil, Deposits: $249.6 mil, headquarters in Bangor, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mnb Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wind Gap Branch at 1 N Broadway, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Northern Bank and Trust Company: Wind Gap Branch at 6663 Sullivan Trail, Plainfield Township, branch established on 2009/10/13. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $697.3 mil, Deposits: $584.9 mil, headquarters in Palmerton, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Palm Bancorp
  • National Penn Bank: Wind Gap Branch at 837 Male Road, branch established on 2006/07/31. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Lafayette Ambassador Bank: Wind Gap Branch at 856 S. Broadway, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $1,453.3 mil, Deposits: $1,078.2 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wind Gap:

Marital status in Wind Gap, PA
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wind Gap:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wind Gap
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,45626
Mainline Protestant54,336120
Evangelical Protestant17,79483
Other2,81719
Orthodox2,2005
Black Protestant1562
None138,976-
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: 52
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Northampton County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Northampton County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wind Gap:

50.8%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wind Gap:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wind Gap:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Wind Gap:

57.0%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wind Gap:

78.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wind Gap, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$3,932$5,2430$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,990$53,9402$1,272
Financial Administration 1$5,350$64,2000$0
Totals for Government 12$18,271$18,2712$1,272

Wind Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $500,000 ($182.62)
    Regular Highways: $333,000 ($121.62)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($81.45)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($46.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($19.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($18.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $20,000 ($7.30)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.83)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($20.82)

Wind Gap government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $316,000 ($115.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($5.11)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $106,000 ($38.71)
  • Tax - Property: $765,000 ($279.40)
    Individual Income: $286,000 ($104.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $57,000 ($20.82)
    Public Utility License: $47,000 ($17.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000 ($11.32)

Wind Gap government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,421,000 ($518.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,371,000 ($500.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($18.26)

Wind Gap government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,266,000 ($827.61)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lehigh County, PA  2.05% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Monroe County, PA  0.36% ($45,625)
from Warren County, NJ  0.31% ($55,969)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.95% ($44,109 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.28% ($41,322)
to Warren County, NJ  0.17% ($48,660)
Businesses in Wind Gap, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Arby's1Payless1
Ashley Furniture1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Giant1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Kmart1True Value1
Kroger1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Wind Gap:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wind Gap:

  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Wind Gap:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Wind Gap fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Wind Gap fatal accident list:

May 18, 2018 07:27 PM, Sr-512 Lehigh Ave, Lat: 40.852403, Lon: -75.284731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 2008 07:26 PM, Sr-1007, Lat: 40.860560, Lon: -75.292570, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.2mTotal length
  • $888,000Total costs
  • 173,722Total average daily traffic
  • 17,252Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,739Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wind Gap, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wind Gap, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Blue Mtn Water Authority Rd 3 Mi Nne Of Wind Gap (2162) (Lat: 40.883361 Lon: -75.260833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA314
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Wind Gap, Route 115 (Lat: 40.859472 Lon: -75.300889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WPGA937,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.275 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2014, Expiration Date: 11/18/2024, Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 865-1210, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • Lat: 40.853694 Lon: -75.292139, Call Sign: KNNH663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.787 MHz, 467.837 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2021, Expiration Date: 01/24/2031, Certifier: Dave Depalma, Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017-2127, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: EUROCOPTER EC120B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: TURBOMECA ARRIUS 2F (432 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 869CA, N869CA, N-869CA, Serial Number: 1177, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 11/26/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Rv Aviation LLC, 1143 Keller Rd, Wind Gap, PA 18091

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$202,3646$143,66741$133,0006$75,0003$112,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$90,0008$119,3751$18,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$154,0000$035$153,2004$8,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$013$157,6920$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$129,5001$247,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0157.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$145,5001$134,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$142,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$176,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0157.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wind Gap, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wind Gap, PA - Value
Most common first names in Wind Gap, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5074.4 years
John4175.0 years
Mary3481.4 years
Robert3267.7 years
Charles2275.5 years
Walter2173.5 years
Helen1982.6 years
Joseph1874.0 years
Margaret1776.2 years
Paul1771.9 years
Most common last names in Wind Gap, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1878.6 years
Williams1281.3 years
Buskirk1073.6 years
Snyder1076.9 years
Hawk971.4 years
Jones974.4 years
Meyers978.6 years
Rissmiller972.6 years
Serfass874.2 years
Hahn872.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wind Gap, PA
  • 57.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 6.9%Other fuel
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wind Gap, PA
  • 68.3%Electricity
  • 20.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 3.4%No fuel used


Wind Gap compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jay Norton (5)
  • Edward V. Twiggar, Iii (3)
  • Roger P. Brunner (3)
  • Earl E. Edwards, Iii (2)
  • John Bruce Murdoch (2)
  • Joseph S. Arnold (1)
  • Theresa L. Hoffman (1)
  • Theresa Hoffman (1)
  • James S. Franco (1)
  • Charles William Martin (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2023.