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Wind Gap - Northampton county

Population 2,812

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, in Northampton county, is 15 miles N of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 59 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. Wind Gap has a population of 2,812.

The People and Families of Wind Gap

In Wind Gap, about 54% of adults are married.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Wind Gap had a median family income of $46,681.

Political Inclinations

Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Wind Gap Housing

In Wind Gap, 56% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. If you prefer houses that are on the new side, the town may be the place for you - the average age of homes here is quite young. Landlords in Wind Gap rent a large number of single bedroom units. The town has higher property taxes than most places in Pennsylvania, which provides more money for local schools and services.

Commuting

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

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population2,812100%
Male1,32147%
Female1,49153%
Under 1858620.8%
18+2,22679.2%
65+54119.2%
Median Age39.3 
Average Family Size2.84 
White2,74597.6%
African-American130.5%
Asian190.7%
American Indian & Alaskan10%
Other150.5%
Mixed Race190.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above)451.6%
Median Family Income (1999)$46,681 
Population In Poverty32711.9%
Wind Gap Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German23.7%
Italian18.3%
Irish8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)7.3%
Polish7.2%
English6%
Dutch5.3%
Pennsylvania German5.3%
US/American4.9%
Welsh3.2%
Scotch-Irish1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Hungarian1.1%
French Canadian1%
Ukrainian0.8%
French (except Basque)0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Lebanese0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Slovene0.2%

  


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