Wind Gap is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,701 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wind Gap is the 497th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wind Gap is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.18% of the Wind Gap workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wind Gap is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wind Gap who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), management occupations (10.30%), and food service (5.75%).
Also of interest is that Wind Gap has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small borough, Wind Gap does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Wind Gap rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.84% of adults 25 and older in Wind Gap have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Wind Gap in 2010 was $22,956, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,824 for a family of four. However, Wind Gap contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wind Gap home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wind Gap residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wind Gap include Italian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Wind Gap is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.