Wind Gap, PA


Highest Appreciating Wind Gap Neighborhoods Since 2000

Wind Gap, PA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Wind Gap Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,701, 1,209 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $160,852, Wind Gap real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Wind Gap, accounting for 45.50% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Wind Gap include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 25.57%), row houses and other attached homes ( 12.67%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.37%).

People in Wind Gap primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Wind Gap has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Wind Gap's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 38.17% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Wind Gap include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 37.02%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 21.30%). There's also some housing in Wind Gap built between 2000 and later ( 3.51%).

Wind Gap Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Wind Gap over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 20.68% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Wind Gap home appreciation rates at 0.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.57%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Wind Gap that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Wind Gap real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Wind Gap appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.93%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 73.42% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Wind Gap. Wind Gap appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.57%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Wind Gap's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,048,000 0.0
$786,001 - $1,048,000 0.0
$524,001 - $786,000 0.0
$419,001 - $524,000 1.9
$314,001 - $419,000 4.5
$210,001 - $314,000 15.4
$105,001 - $210,000 67.5
$53,001 - $105,000 6.5
$0 - $53,000 4.2

High for PA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
45.3064572834876 38.9371980676328

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Wind Gap Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
37.01% 1.84% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,076 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 47.23
Renters 52.77
Vacant 7.71

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.5
1970 - 1999 37.0
1940 - 1969 38.2
1939 or Older 21.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 45.5
Townhomes 12.7
Small Apt. Buildings 12.4
Apt. Complexes 25.6
Mobile Homes 3.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 7.10
1 Bedroom 12.14
2 Bedrooms 36.87
3 Bedrooms 32.44
4 Bedrooms 8.09
5 or more bedrooms 3.36