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Bunker Hill, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Bunker Hill had a population of 1,791 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Bunker Hill is located at latitude 39.0428 and longitude -89.9518 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bunker Hill 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.

The City of Bunker Hill is located within Township of Bunker Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

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

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Bunker Hill, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bunker Hill, IL Housing Affordability Index is 249
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bunker Hill, IL Wealth Index is 55
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,791
Population in Households 1,758
Population in Families 1,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density 1,421
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,759
Average Household Income $61,657
Per Capita Income $24,138
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $97,982
Housing Affordability Index2 249
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 706
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 494
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.1% -0.33%
Households 0.17% -0.31%
Families 0.49% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Bunker Hill, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bunker Hill to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 493 64th
Diversity Index # 878 37th
Median Household Income # 1022 25th
Per Capita Income # 1092 20th

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