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Wind Gap is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named for a deep cleft in the Blue Mountains, south of the Delaware Water Gap
The latitude of Wind Gap is 40.848N. The longitude is -75.291W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,818.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wind Gap demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18091 ZIP code.
25% of Wind Gap residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wind Gap ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wind Gap was $21,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Wind Gap residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wind Gap, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,098.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wind Gap political report.
The average commute time for Wind Gap workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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