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Bunker Hill, Indiana
|Town of Bunker Hill|
Location of Bunker Hill in Miami County, Indiana.
|Founded by||James Myers, John Duckwall and Alexander Galbraith|
|• Total||0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)|
|• Land||0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||820 ft (250 m)|
|• Density||2,092.54/sq mi (808.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||449627|
Bunker Hill is a town in Pipe Creek Township, Miami County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 888 at the 2010 census.
Bunker Hill was platted in 1851 by James Myers, John Duckwall and Alexander Galbraith.
A post office opened in 1859. The Pan Handle Railroad came to Bunker hill in 1868.
Bunker Hill is located at 40°39′33″N 86°6′6″W / 40.65917°N 86.10167°W (40.659289, -86.101747).
According to the 2010 census, Bunker Hill has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 888 people, 366 households, and 249 families living in the town. The population density was 2,114.3 inhabitants per square mile (816.3/km2). There were 445 housing units at an average density of 1,059.5 per square mile (409.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.7% White, 1.6% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 366 households, of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.87.
The median age in the town was 37.4 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
Maconaquah High School competes in the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) for athletics.
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