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Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Delaware Water Gap had a population of 743 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 743
Population in Households 743
Population in Familes 545
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 385
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $55,705
Average Household Income $74,853
Per Capita Income $33,462


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $227,899
Average Home Value $275,460


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% -0.24%
Households -0.1% -0.23%
Families 0.61% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2018 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 # 1113 37th
Population Density # 1511 14th
Diversity Index # 186 90th
Median Household Income # 694 61st
Per Capita Income # 353 80th

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