Hunker, Pennsylvania

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Hunker, Pennsylvania
Borough
Bridge Street
Bridge Street
Hunker, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Hunker, Pennsylvania
Hunker, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W / 40.20444°N 79.61611°W / 40.20444; -79.61611Coordinates: 40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W / 40.20444°N 79.61611°W / 40.20444; -79.61611
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Settled1903
Incorporated1929
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation994 ft (303 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total329
 • Density886.8/sq mi (342.4/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code15639
 
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Hunker, Pennsylvania
Borough
Bridge Street
Bridge Street
Hunker, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Hunker, Pennsylvania
Hunker, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W / 40.20444°N 79.61611°W / 40.20444; -79.61611Coordinates: 40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W / 40.20444°N 79.61611°W / 40.20444; -79.61611
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Settled1903
Incorporated1929
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation994 ft (303 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total329
 • Density886.8/sq mi (342.4/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code15639

Hunker is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 329 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Hunker is located at 40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W / 40.20444°N 79.61611°W / 40.20444; -79.61611 (40.204462, -79.616218)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1930378
1940348−7.9%
195040416.1%
1960380−5.9%
1970375−1.3%
1980359−4.3%
1990328−8.6%
20003290.3%
2010291−11.6%
Est. 2012289−0.7%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 329 people, 136 households, and 102 families residing in the borough. The population density was 886.8 people per square mile (343.3/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 372.0 per square mile (144.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.35% White, 0.61% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.91% Asian, and 1.82% from two or more races.

There were 136 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $40,313, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $32,396 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $22,045. About 7.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.