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Delaware Water Gap - Monroe county

Population 744

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, in Monroe county, is 27 miles NE of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 53 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town contains a population of approximately 744.

The People and Families of Delaware Water Gap

In Delaware Water Gap, about 49% of adults are married. Unmarried people abound in Delaware Water Gap.

Approximately 7% of Delaware Water Gap is non-white. The town offers a wonderful balance of many varieties of people.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Delaware Water Gap had a median family income of $45,795. Interestingly, lots of people in Delaware Water Gap have Bachelor's degrees (or better). In the town, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.

Delaware Water Gap Housing

Delaware Water Gap has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 41% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Homes in the town are newer than those found in most places. Delaware Water Gap, among other things, is known as a good place for singles and couples to rent apartments. Taxes on residences are higher here than most places in Pennsylvania, which may reflect a commitment to education in the town.

Commuting

In Delaware Water Gap, 94% of commuters drive to work.
Delaware Water Gap Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population744100%
Male36749.3%
Female37750.7%
Under 1814119%
18+60381%
65+7910.6%
Median Age36 
Average Family Size2.73 
White68992.6%
African-American304%
Asian91.2%
American Indian & Alaskan10.1%
Other81.1%
Mixed Race70.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above)375%
Median Family Income (1999)$45,795 
Population In Poverty658.8%
Delaware Water Gap Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German23.9%
Italian14.4%
Irish10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
English7.3%
Polish6.6%
US/American3.1%
Scottish2.6%
Greek2.3%
French (except Basque)2.1%
Scotch-Irish2.1%
Dutch1.8%
Hungarian1.5%
Pennsylvania German1.4%
British1.2%
Lithuanian1.1%
Swedish1.1%
Russian0.9%
Czechoslovakian0.8%
Slovak0.8%
Celtic0.8%
Welsh0.8%
European0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Armenian0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Austrian0.3%

  


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