Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

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Delaware Water Gap is a borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap, the pass through which the Lackawanna Corridor and Interstate 80 run across the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border along the Delaware River.

The population of Delaware Water Gap was 744 at the 2000 census.



Delaware Water Gap is located at 40°58′55″N 75°8′33″W / 40.98194°N 75.1425°W / 40.98194; -75.1425 (40.982028, -75.142624)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 744 people, 345 households, and 192 families residing in the borough. The population density was 427.4 people per square mile (165.1/km²). There were 362 housing units at an average density of 207.9/sq mi (80.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 92.61% White, 4.03% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 1.08% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.97% of the population.

There were 345 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.1% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.73.

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