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Bunker Hill Township, Michigan
Location within Ingham County
Location within Ingham County
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ingham
Established 1839
 • Total 32.93 sq mi (85.29 km2)
 • Land 32.88 sq mi (85.16 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
938 ft (286 m)
 • Total 2,119
 • Density 64.4/sq mi (24.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48819 (Dansville)
49251 (Leslie)
49285 (Stockbridge)
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-11640
GNIS feature ID 1626001

Bunker Hill Township is a civil township of Ingham County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 2,119.


Bunker Hill Township was established in 1839.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.0 square miles (85 km2), all land. A little less than half of the Dansville State Game Area lies in north of the township on the boundary with Ingham Township.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,979 people, 690 households, and 547 families residing in the township. The population density was 60.0 per square mile (23.2/km2). There were 719 housing units at an average density of 21.8 per square mile (8.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.17% White, 0.30% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population. As of November 1, 2009, the supervisor of Bunker Hill Township was Joseph L. Bishop.

There were 690 households, out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out, with 28.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $49,345, and the median income for a family was $53,571. Males had a median income of $39,929 versus $26,932 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,474. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

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