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Hunker

Hunker, Pennsylvania

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    Westmoreland County
      City: 
    Hunker
      County FIPS: 
    42129
      Coordinates: 
    40°12′16″N 79°36′58″W
      Area total: 
    0.25 sq mi (0.66 km²)
      Area land: 
    0.25 sq mi (0.66 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    994 ft (303 m)
      Established: 
    1903; Settled 1903; Incorporated 1929
  •   Latitude: 
    40,2041
      Longitude: 
    -79,5982
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Pittsburgh, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    15639
      GMAP: 

    Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    32,141
      Population density: 
    1,225.30 residents per square mile of area (472.92/km²)
      Household income: 
    $49,745
      Households: 
    147
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.90%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Hunker is located at 40°1216N 79°3658W (40.204462, -79.616218) The borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land. Since 1950, it has been part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. At the 2000 census there were 329 people, 136 households, and 102 families living in the borough. The population was 307 at the 2020 census. The borough is home to Bob Garber, baseball player, and reality TV star Sarah Kozer. It is located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and is part of Pennsylvania's Piedmont region. It has a population of 307, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau estimate. The median household income was $40,313 and the median family income was $43,750. 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% ofThose age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was2.83. The age distribution was 17.0%. For every 100 females, there were 101.8 males. For each 100 females age 18 or over, there are 100.7 males. The. median income of $32,396 versus $15,833 for females.

Geography

Hunker is located at 40°1216N 79°3658W (40.204462, -79.616218).According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land. The borough's population was 1,071 at the 2010 census. It has a population of 1,082. The town's population is 1,091. It is located in the New Jersey Turnpike National Forest, which is part of the New York City borough of Schenectady. Hunker is a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Governments (PCOG) and the Pennsylvania State Council of Education (PSCE), both of which are based in the town of Doylestown. The PSCOG has a jurisdiction over the borough of Hunker, including the town's Peculier County, which includes the towns of Hunkersville, Houlton, and Montrose. It also has a responsibility to the state of New Jersey, as the borough's seat of government is in Montrose, which has a seat of the PCOG. The Borough's name is derived from the word "hunker", which means "hollow" or "hill" in German. It was first used as a place name in the 17th century. The name is still used in some areas of the borough, such as Hunker Township, where it is located.

Demographics

At the 2000 census there were 329 people, 136 households, and 102 families living in the borough. The median household income was $40,313 and the median family income was $43,750. 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 people aged 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey by the Susquehanna River. It is located near the junction of the Raritan River and the Delaware River. The town's name is derived from the name of a local Native American tribe. The name of the borough is also derived from a Native American Native American word for the same name, which means "dweller" or "dewey" The borough's name also comes from the Native American name for the river, "Dewey", which is believed to have been first used by the Native Americans to refer to the area. It was also known as "The Dewey River" and "The Delaware River River" before the turn of the 20th century, when it was first used as a name for it. It has been known to be called "the Delaware River" for much of its history and is now known as the "Devon River" or the "Pennsylvania River" because of its many rivers.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania = 24.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 61. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 79. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Hunker = 3.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 32,141 individuals with a median age of 46.7 age the population grows by 5.47% in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,225.30 residents per square mile of area (472.92/km²). There are average 2.36 people per household in the 147 households with an average household income of $49,745 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.90% of the available work force and has dropped -4.28% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 23.54%. The number of physicians in Hunker per 100,000 population = 165.9.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Hunker = 38.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 26.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 132. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 164. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 17.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 91.33%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 54 years with median home cost = $100,390 and home appreciation of 1.23%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.29 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,228 per student. There are 17 students for each teacher in the school, 770 students for each Librarian and 466 students for each Counselor. 7.04% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.26% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.81% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Hunker's population in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania of 1,117 residents in 1900 has increased 28,77-fold to 32,141 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.99% female residents and 51.01% male residents live in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 35.33% are single population.

  • 21.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Hunker require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    79.70% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 15.84% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 91.33% are owner-occupied homes, another 6.67% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.00% are vacant.

  • The 61.12% of the population in Hunker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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