Wind Gap, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,413

Wind Gap is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Wind Gap has a 2024 population of 4,413. Wind Gap is currently growing at a rate of 9.97% annually and its population has increased by 56.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,815 in 2020.

The average household income in Wind Gap is $79,196 with a poverty rate of 4.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wind Gap is 45.5 years, 45.5 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Wind Gap Demographics

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

  • White: 91.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,296.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
56.77% (1,598)
The current population of Wind Gap, Pennsylvania is 4,413 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,815.

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,77991.35%
Two or more races1213.98%
Black or African American862.83%
Asian561.84%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wind Gap Population by Race

Wind Gap Population Pyramid 2024

Wind Gap Median Age

45.5

Total

45.5

Male

45.5

Female

Wind Gap Adults

There are 2,615 adults, (585 of whom are seniors) in Wind Gap.

Wind Gap Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21

Child Dependency Ratio

Wind Gap Sex Ratio

Female1,74157.23%
Male1,30142.77%

Wind Gap Population by Age

Wind Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2902.3453.346.7
Married5383.2962.337.7
Non Family5021.1629.970.1
Female2422.6780.219.8
Male82.381000

3.06

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wind Gap Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2169.22%
Associates Degree29912.76%
Bachelors Degree32914.04%
Graduate Degree1877.98%
High School Graduate83035.42%
Less Than 9th Grade371.58%
Some College44518.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wind Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wind Gap Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1571,938437
2+ Races79680
Black757570
Hispanic30199
Asian2300

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 93.33%.

Wind Gap Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,203$54,397$0
Graduate Degree$59,808$50,694$72,974
High School Graduate$41,867$46,083$41,190
Less Than 9th Grade$28,600$0$40,304
Overall$46,906$53,864$41,635
Some College$57,667$58,944$0

$46,906

Average Earnings

$53,864

Average Male

$41,635

Average Female

Wind Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wind Gap Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wind Gap Language

88% of Wind Gap residents speak only English, while 12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.47% of the population.

Wind Gap Language

Wind Gap Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7221144.19%
Hispanic663248.48%
Multiple1212117.36%
Black861112.79%

4.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.24%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wind Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wind Gap is Hispanic, with 48.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wind Gap is White, with 4.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.07%.

Wind Gap Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.34%
Less Than 9th Grade4.44%
Some College2.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%

Wind Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.75%
Female Employed4.87%
Male Employed3.2%
Male Unemployed0%

Wind Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wind Gap Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,250$90,802
Households$62,888$79,196
Married Families$88,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,085$59,903

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wind Gap Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wind Gap Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wind Gap Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wind Gap Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wind Gap Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea23
Vietnam18
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Wind Gap Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+24
65 to 7417
18 to 3415
35 to 540
55 to 640

Wind Gap Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White562.3%

Wind Gap Veterans by Race

Wind Gap Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wind Gap Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wind Gap Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wind Gap Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wind 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

64.86%

Born in Wind Gap

90.96%

Native Born

9.04%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

6.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.96% of Wind Gap residents were born in the United States, with 64.86% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wind Gap Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,4103996.64%
20286,0114007.13%
20275,6113997.66%
20265,2124008.31%
20254,8123999.04%
20244,4134009.97%
20234,01339911.04%
20223,61444414.01%
20213,17035512.61%
20202,815722.62%
20192,743-6-0.22%
20182,749140.51%
20172,735220.81%
20162,713120.44%
20152,701-15-0.55%
20142,716-2-0.07%
20132,718-5-0.18%
20122,72340.15%
20112,719-3-0.11%
20102,722-90-3.2%
20002,812712.59%
19902,741903.39%
19802,65100%

Wind Gap Population by Year