Gap, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,210

Gap is a city located in Chester County and Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Gap has a 2024 population of 2,210. Gap is currently declining at a rate of -2.51% annually and its population has decreased by -15.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,609 in 2020.

The average household income in Gap is $111,177 with a poverty rate of 1.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gap is 40.5 years, 41.9 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Gap Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gap was:

  • White: 88.17%
  • Black or African American: 9.21%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
718.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-15.29% (-399)
The current population of Gap, Pennsylvania is 2,210 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,609.

Gap, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,04988.17%
Black or African American2149.21%
Other race421.81%
Two or more races190.82%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gap Population by Race

Gap Population Pyramid 2024

Gap Median Age

40.5

Total

41.9

Male

35.2

Female

Gap Adults

There are 1,764 adults, (350 of whom are seniors) in Gap.

Gap Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gap Sex Ratio

Female1,18050.77%
Male1,14449.23%

Gap Population by Age

Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8002.9175.824.3
Married4923.4291.18.9
Non Family1731.0765.934.1
Female953.699.590.5
Male402.6887.512.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gap Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19412.16%
9th to 12th Grade694.32%
High School Graduate56735.53%
Some College22313.97%
Associates Degree1016.33%
Bachelors Degree25215.79%
Graduate Degree19011.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gap Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4221,222358
Black1417865
2+ Races191919
Other Race14140
Hispanic14140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Gap Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$57,128$67,949$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$57,266$81,667$18,036
High School Graduate$31,817$45,625$22,888
Some College$51,063$68,478$0
Bachelors Degree$78,009$78,519$0
Graduate Degree$100,789$110,455$75,625

$57,128

Average Earnings

$67,949

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gap Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gap Language

85% of Gap residents speak only English, while 15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.07% of the population.

Gap Language

Gap Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,049391.9%

1.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.44%

Male Poverty Rate

2.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gap is White, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gap is White, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.61%.

Gap Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.02%
Less Than 9th Grade1.9%
High School1.41%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed5.2%
Female Unemployed0%

Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gap Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$100,313$111,177
Families$106,094$121,983
Married Families$118,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,146$64,167

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gap Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gap Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gap Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gap Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gap Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

173

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War83
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War13
Korea0
World War II0

Gap Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5472
65 to 7447
75+29
55 to 6425
18 to 340

Gap Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1348.51%
Black3927.66%

Gap Veterans by Race

Gap Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gap Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gap Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gap Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gap Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.93%

Born in Gap

96%

Native Born

4%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96% of Gap residents were born in the United States, with 85.93% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Gap Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,210-57-2.51%
20232,267-57-2.45%
20222,324-57-2.39%
20212,381-228-8.74%
20202,609281.08%
20192,58143520.27%
20182,146472.24%
20172,099281.35%
20162,07120611.05%
20151,865-101-5.14%
20141,9661598.8%
20131,8071619.78%
20121,64624817.74%
20111,398-533-27.6%
20101,93100%

Gap Population by Year