Bunker Hill, Illinois Population 2024

1,589

Bunker Hill is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Bunker Hill has a 2024 population of 1,589. Bunker Hill is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,625 in 2020.

The average household income in Bunker Hill is $73,818 with a poverty rate of 9.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bunker Hill is 41.1 years, 36.8 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Bunker Hill Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bunker Hill was:

  • White: 95.98%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,252.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.22% (-36)
The current population of Bunker Hill, Illinois is 1,589 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,625.

Bunker Hill, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33795.98%
Black or African American231.65%
Asian211.51%
Two or more races120.86%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bunker Hill Population by Race

Bunker Hill Population Pyramid 2024

Bunker Hill Median Age

41.1

Total

36.8

Male

45

Female

Bunker Hill Adults

There are 1,091 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Bunker Hill.

Bunker Hill Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bunker Hill Sex Ratio

Female69149.61%
Male70250.39%

Bunker Hill Population by Age

Bunker Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5752.3675.124.9
Married2612.9485.114.9
Non Family2051.2263.936.1
Female662.8971.228.8
Male433.4474.425.6
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bunker Hill Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bunker Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bunker Hill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 18.18%.

Bunker Hill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,352

Average Earnings

$60,511

Average Male

$29,783

Average Female

Bunker Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bunker Hill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bunker Hill Language

99.84% of Bunker Hill residents speak only English, while 0.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.16% of the population.

Bunker Hill Language

Bunker Hill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3251289.66%
Multiple12325%
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9.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bunker Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bunker Hill is Multiple, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bunker Hill is White, with 9.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.61%.

Bunker Hill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.17%
Bachelors or Greater12.5%
High School11.58%
Some College5.37%
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Bunker Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.92%
Female Employed1.35%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Bunker Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bunker Hill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bunker Hill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bunker Hill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bunker Hill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bunker Hill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bunker Hill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

108

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Bunker Hill Veterans by War

count

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Bunker Hill Veterans by Age

count

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Bunker Hill Veterans by Race

Bunker Hill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bunker Hill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bunker Hill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bunker Hill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bunker Hill Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.61%

Born in Bunker Hill

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Bunker Hill residents were born in the United States, with 79.61% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bunker Hill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,549-8-0.51%
20281,557-8-0.51%
20271,565-8-0.51%
20261,573-8-0.51%
20251,581-8-0.5%
20241,589-8-0.5%
20231,597-8-0.5%
20221,605-8-0.5%
20211,613-12-0.74%
20201,625-58-3.45%
20191,683-8-0.47%
20181,691-8-0.47%
20171,699-4-0.23%
20161,703-9-0.53%
20151,712-10-0.58%
20141,722-17-0.98%
20131,739-14-0.8%
20121,753-23-1.3%
20111,776-3-0.17%
20101,779
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Bunker Hill Population by Year