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Bunker Hill, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Bunker Hill is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Macoupin County at latitude 39.0415 and longitude -89.9511. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bunker Hill, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bunker Hill, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bunker Hill indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bunker Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bunker Hill: Bunkerhill, Lincoln, Wolf Ridge.

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Bunker Hill, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,819
Population in Households 1,785
Population in Familes 1,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,442
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 719
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $86,146
Average Home Value $94,055


Median Household Income $46,986
Average Household Income $52,997
Per Capita Income $21,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 0.09%
Households 0.8% 0.25%
Families 1.74% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bunker Hill, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bunker Hill to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 533 61st
Population Density1 # 518 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 812 41st
Median Household Income # 891 35th
Per Capita Income # 1068 22nd

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