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The Borough of Delaware Water Gap had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2017. Delaware Water Gap ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delaware Water Gap is located at latitude 40.9679 and longitude -75.1338 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Delaware Water Gap (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Borough of Delaware Water Gap (GNIS ID: 1217397) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delaware Water Gap population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delaware Water Gap: Delaware Watergap, Dutotsburg, Water Gap.

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Delaware Water Gap, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 750
Daytime Population: Workers 308
Daytime Population: Residents 336
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 644
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 389
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $55,862
Average Household Income $78,047
Per Capita Income $34,663


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $227,083
Average Home Value $272,251


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% -0.13%
Households 0.04% -0.17%
Families 0.97% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Delaware Water Gap, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delaware Water Gap to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1108 37th
Population Density # 1513 14th
Diversity Index # 187 89th
Median Household Income # 625 65th
Per Capita Income # 248 86th

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