Bunker Hill is a city in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,801 at the 2000 census.
Bunker Hill is located at 39°2′29″N 89°57′3″W / 39.04139°N 89.95083°W / 39.04139; -89.95083 (39.041452, -89.950898).
According to the 2010 census, Bunker Hill has a total area of 1.285 square miles (3.33 km), of which 1.26 square miles (3.26 km) (or 98.05%) is land and 0.025 square miles (0.06 km) (or 1.95%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,801 people, 697 households, and 496 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,526.9 people per square mile (589.3/km²). There were 742 housing units at an average density of 629.1 per square mile (242.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.50% White, 1.22% African American, 0.11% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.
There were 697 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,156, and the median income for a family was $45,885. Males had a median income of $35,227 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,798. About 8.8% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.