Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,716 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 1,144  (42.1%)
Females: 1,572  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18091.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,503 (it was $35,030 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$32,503
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,691 (it was $21,239 in 2000)

Wind Gap borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,921 (it was $111,700 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$157,921
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $221,281; Detached houses: $249,591; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,272; In 2-unit structures: $102,902; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,082; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,109; Mobile homes: $50,503

Median gross rent in 2013: $870.

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  • Races in Wind Gap, PA (2010)

    Wind Gap races chart
    • 2,55193.8%White alone
    • 873.2%Hispanic
    • 321.2%Two or more races
    • 240.9%Black alone
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wind Gap: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Italian (11.8%), Irish (10.3%), English (7.1%), Swedish (6.7%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,991 people per square mile   (low).

Wind Gap,PA real estate house value index trend

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Wind Gap:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wind Gap borough:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

118 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This borough:

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,858 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,715 (1.6%)

Wind Gap satellite photo by USGS

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

Wind Gap household income distribution Wind Gap home values distribution

Crime rates in Wind Gap by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 301003011
per 100,000 106.00.035.80.00.0109.90.036.736.8
Robberies 131000101
per 100,000 35.3106.635.80.00.00.036.60.036.8
Assaults 925622222
per 100,000 318.071.0179.1215.770.673.373.373.473.6
Burglaries 342330342
per 100,000 106.0142.171.7107.8105.90.0109.9146.873.6
Thefts 615950454148443528
per 100,000 2,155.52,095.91,791.51,617.51,447.21,758.91,611.71,284.91,030.2
Auto thefts 131954140
per 100,000 35.3106.635.8323.5176.5146.636.6146.80.0
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.2) 265.9154.6161.1147.097.4192.2104.9122.3105.7

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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:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.3 miles away from Wind Gap 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.2 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) earthquake occurred 269.4 miles away from Wind Gap center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.3 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

75

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.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.870. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.870
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Northampton County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wind Gap:

51.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wind Gap:

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wind Gap:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Wind Gap:

58.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wind Gap:

78.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wind Gap, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,592$67,1040$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,171$62,0520$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$30,795$73,9080$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,729$58,3740$0
Totals for Government 9$51,287$68,3830$0

Wind Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $452,000 ($166.42)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($4.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $198,000 ($72.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($71.80)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($39.76)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($25.41)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($22.46)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($15.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($8.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($8.47)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($8.47)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($6.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($5.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($1.84)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $449,000 ($165.32)
    Benefit Payments: $30,000 ($11.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.58)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.58)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $399,000 ($146.91)

Wind Gap government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($37.92)
    All Other: $19,000 ($7.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $10,000 ($3.68)
    Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($2.58)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $414,000 ($152.43)
    All Other: $10,000 ($3.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($19.51)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($11.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $45,000 ($16.57)
    All Other: $38,000 ($13.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($5.52)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Property: $274,000 ($100.88)
    Individual Income: $233,000 ($85.79)
    NEC: $83,000 ($30.56)

Wind Gap government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $325,000 ($119.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $317,000 ($116.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($2.95)

Wind Gap government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $160,000 ($58.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $611,000 ($224.96)

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($477 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.69% ($39,568 average AGI)
from Warren County, NJ  0.27% ($38,952)
from Monroe County, PA  0.26% ($41,886)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($526 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.82% ($37,849 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.23% ($40,115)
to Warren County, NJ  0.18% ($38,335)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 33,768Total average daily traffic
  • 3,686Total average daily truck traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.853694 Lon: -75.292139, Call Sign: KNNH663
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.787 MHz, 467.837 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 01/24/2021, Certifier: Dave DepalmaRegistrant: 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:

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

Wind Gap compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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