Bunker Hill, Illinois

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Bunker Hill, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Bunker Hill, Illinois

Comparing Bunker Hill to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6

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Bunker Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62014
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.042
Longitude -89.951

Bunker Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Bunker Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,801 100%
Male 847 47%
Female 954 53%
Under 18 469 26%
18+ 1,332 74%
65+ 296 16.4%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,756 97.5%
African-American 22 1.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 16 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.7%

Estimated Bunker Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,795
Growth -6
Growth % -0.3%

Bunker Hill Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 35.3%
English 15%
Irish 11.9%
US/American 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Italian 4.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Dutch 2.4%
Hungarian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Czech 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Croatian 0.5%
Slavic 0.4%
Icelander 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
European 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bunker Hill, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Woodburn (62014)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bunker Hill 1,801 $45,885
Dorchester 142 $45,625
Mount Clare 433 $39,250
Royal Lakes 190 $21,042
Sawyerville 295 $34,167
Shipman 655 $41,250
Wilsonville 604 $34,688

Bunker Hill Public Libraries

Bunker Hill P.l.
Bunker Hill, Illinois
(618) 585-4736
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Bunker Hill High Schools (2004)

Serves 231 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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