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Hunker is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The latitude of Hunker is 40.204N. The longitude is -79.62W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 324.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hunker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15639 ZIP code.
26% of Hunker residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hunker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hunker was $22,045, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Hunker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hunker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $806.
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hunker political report.
The average commute time for Hunker workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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