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Population in 2012: 2,723 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 

Males: 1,155  (42.4%)
Females: 1,568  (57.6%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18091.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,424 (it was $35,030 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$34,424
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,295

Wind Gap borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,378 (it was $111,700 in 2000)
Wind Gap:

$154,378
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,544; Detached houses: $171,940; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,690; In 2-unit structures: $237,015; Mobile homes: $62,298

Median gross rent in 2012: $851.

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  • White alone - 2,551 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 24 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wind Gap: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (12.8%), Italian (11.9%), English (6.6%), Dutch (5.9%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,997 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wind Gap:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wind Gap borough:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

76 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This borough:  2.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wind Gap to the number of sex offenders is 908 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,745 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,235 (1.4%)

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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

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Crime rates in Wind Gap by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3010030
per 100,000 106.00.035.80.00.0109.90.0
Robberies 1310001
per 100,000 35.3106.635.80.00.00.036.6
Assaults 9256222
per 100,000 318.071.0179.1215.770.673.373.3
Burglaries 3423303
per 100,000 106.0142.171.7107.8105.90.0109.9
Thefts 61595045414844
per 100,000 2155.52095.91791.51617.51447.21758.91611.7
Auto thefts 1319541
per 100,000 35.3106.635.8323.5176.5146.636.6
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.5) 265.9154.6161.1147.097.4192.2104.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Wind Gap, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+1.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wind Gap-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 32% greater 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 slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% 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 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 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
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Wind Gap center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 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

Hospital/medical center in Wind Gap:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SLATEBELT (Dialysis Facility, 525 EAST WEST STREET)

Other hospitals/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)

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Local government website: www.windgapborough.org

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

  • Lafayette College (about 12 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 13 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lehigh University (about 18 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 21 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 21 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Centenary College (about 25 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,358)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.86
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.3
U.S.:

22.1

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

FAMILY OF FRIENDS FAMILY REST (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2003), St Boil Water Order (MAY-16-2003), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-16-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOUSE ON THE ROCK FAMILY CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-2006 and AUG-02-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-02-2006)

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

  • GATEWAY MOTEL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wind Gap, PA


60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wind Gap compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wind Gap travel time to work - commute


Wind Gap mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.5%15.6%9.4%3.9%3.1%
Congregations15.8%20.7%14.9%10.4%3.6%
NameMoravian Church in AmericaJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.3%2.1%1.3%6.6%
Congregations5.0%1.8%0.9%3.2%23.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,233$38,7960$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,990$35,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,805$42,7320$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,625$33,7500$0
Totals for Government 9$29,653$39,5370$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $452,000 ($165.99)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($4.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $198,000 ($72.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($71.61)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($39.66)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($25.34)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($22.40)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($15.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($8.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($8.45)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($8.45)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($6.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($5.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($1.84)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $449,000 ($164.89)
    Benefit Payments: $30,000 ($11.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($6.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.57)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.57)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $399,000 ($146.53)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($37.83)
    All Other: $19,000 ($6.98)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $10,000 ($3.67)
    Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($2.57)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $414,000 ($152.04)
    All Other: $10,000 ($3.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($19.46)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($11.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $45,000 ($16.53)
    All Other: $38,000 ($13.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($5.51)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $274,000 ($100.62)
    Individual Income: $233,000 ($85.57)
    NEC: $83,000 ($30.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $325,000 ($119.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $317,000 ($116.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($2.94)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $160,000 ($58.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $611,000 ($224.38)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.14%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.91% ($41,431 average AGI)
from Warren County, NJ  0.55% ($50,535)
from Monroe County, PA  0.39% ($43,248)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  2.09% ($36,401 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.26% ($40,863)
to Warren County, NJ  0.20% ($37,091)

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.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Blue Mtn Water Authority Rd 3 Mi Nne Of Wind Gap (Lat: 40.883361 Lon: -75.260806), Type: Tower, 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: 08/16/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

7 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31900 , Serial Number: 28-7816592, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Jr Woodward, 371 Farmhouse Ln, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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
Businesses in Wind Gap, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Arby's1Payless1
Ashley Furniture1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kmart1T-Mobile1
Kroger1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Wind Gap, PA

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