Hunker, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Hunker, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hunker had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2018. Hunker ranks in the lower 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 Hunker is located at latitude 40.2042 and longitude -79.6206 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hunker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Borough of Hunker (GNIS ID: 1215701) 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 Hunker: Hunkers.

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Hunker, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 270
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,067
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $59,642
Average Household Income $69,318
Per Capita Income $30,864


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $177,885


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 82
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 -0.9% -0.68%
Households -0.85% -0.66%
Families -0.29% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Hunker, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hunker 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 # 1543 12th
Population Density # 1039 41st
Diversity Index # 1495 14th
Median Household Income # 513 71st
Per Capita Income # 521 70th

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