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Bunker Hill, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Bunker Hill had a population of 1,880 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bunker Hill is located at latitude 39.0415 and longitude -89.9511 in Macoupin County. 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. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The City of Bunker Hill (GNIS ID: 2393463) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bunker Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Bunker Hill, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,880
Population in Households 1,846
Population in Familes 1,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,491
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 746
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $94,378
Average Home Value $102,562


Median Household Income $49,047
Average Household Income $54,820
Per Capita Income $21,785
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 0.24%
Households 1.36% 0.32%
Families 2.05% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 525 62nd
Population Density1 # 483 65th
Diversity Index2 # 811 40th
Median Household Income # 844 38th
Per Capita Income # 1038 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.