Bunker Hill, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 45  (47.5%)
Females: 50  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67626

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,010 (it was $24,821 in 2000)
Bunker Hill:

$44,010
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,583 (it was $24,128 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,757 (it was $14,100 in 2000)
Bunker Hill:

$65,757
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $56,407; Detached houses: $60,579; Mobile homes: $22,096

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,000.

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    • 9397.9%White alone
    • 11.1%Asian alone
    • 11.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bunker Hill: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.0%), English (20.4%), American (10.2%), German Russian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1860 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

Bunker Hill, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Bunker Hill:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bunker Hill city:

  • Never married: 9.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bunker Hill city:  2.5% ($350)
Kansas:  1.2% ($999)

Bunker Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (110.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (433.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dorrance, KS (2.5 miles ), Russell, KS (2.9 miles ), Wilson, KS (3.6 miles ), Lucas, KS (3.9 miles ), Luray, KS (4.1 miles ), Susank, KS (4.1 miles) , Gorham, KS (4.2 miles ), Waldo, KS (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 98.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Bunker Hill household income distribution Bunker Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Average climate in Bunker Hill, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Bunker Hill-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Bunker Hill city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bunker Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Bunker Hill center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 434.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 357.5 miles away from Bunker Hill center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bunker Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bunker Hill:

  • GATEWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSSELL, KS)
  • RUSSELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSSELL, KS)
  • WHEATLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSSELL, KS)
  • WHEATLAND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSSELL, KS)
  • DSNWK EVES HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; RUSSELL, KS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WILSON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILSON, KS)
  • WILSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILSON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bunker Hill:

  • Barton County Community College (about 33 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 35 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 71 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 110 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 111 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 111 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 111 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

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Notable locations in Bunker Hill: Bunker Hill Wastewater Plant (A), Russell County Rural Fire District 5 Bunker Hill (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bunker Hill: Bunker Hill United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bunker Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  44.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Kansas average:

11.2

Bunker Hill travel time to work - commute Bunker Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bunker Hill city (based on Russell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,85417
Catholic1,0283
Evangelical Protestant3458
Other11
None2,742-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Russell County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Russell County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

27.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bunker Hill:

38.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Bunker Hill:

29.8
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

34.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.1%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bunker Hill:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bunker Hill:

34.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Bunker Hill:

53.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

87.3%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bunker Hill, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$326
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$326
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$241
Water Supply 0$0 1$675
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,568

Bunker Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $26,000 ($273.68)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($147.37)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($136.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($105.26)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($73.68)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($31.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $22,000 ($231.58)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($178.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($115.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($73.68)

Bunker Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($115.79)
    All Other: $3,000 ($31.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($21.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.53)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $37,000 ($389.47)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($336.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($31.58)
    General Support: $2,000 ($21.05)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($284.21)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($94.74)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($52.63)

Bunker Hill government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($1252.63)
    Gas Utilities: $45,000 ($473.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Gas Utilities: $30,000 ($315.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($1210.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $15,000 ($157.89)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($42.11)

Bunker Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $85,000 ($894.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($115.79)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ellis County, KS  1.26% ($37,771 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.54% ($22,267)
from Ellsworth County, KS  0.36% ($16,200)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ellis County, KS  1.02% ($28,286 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.36% ($42,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bunker Hill:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRSL (990 AM; 0 kW; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bunker Hill:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bunker Hill:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Bunker Hill fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2012 04:12 PM, 193 Rd Street, Lat: 38.84011, Lon: -98.70623, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bunker Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7 Mi Ssw (Lat: 38.771111 Lon: -98.738417), Structure height: 341 m, Call Sign: WPQW860, Licensee ID: L00001014
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.312 MHz, 861.387 MHz, 861.512 MHz, 861.537 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.312 MHz, 862.387 MHz, 862.512 MHz, 862.537 MHz, 863.112 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 08/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2014, Certifier: Robin J GlennyRegistrant: Nextel Wip Expansion Two Corp.

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7m S 1.75m W Bunker (Lat: 38.771111 Lon: -98.738139), Structure height: 341 m, Call Sign: WHE816, Licensee ID: L00008145
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/1989, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2004Registrant: Smoky Hills Public Television Corp., 604 Elm Street P.O. Box 9, Bunker Hill, KS 67626

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0OZK, Licensee ID: L00633466, Grant Date: 02/04/2003, Expiration Date: 02/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2015, Certifier: Steven L Trueblood, Registrant: Steven L Trueblood, Bunker Hill, KS 67626

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MORRIS BILL III RANS S-6ES COYOTE II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6586A , Serial Number: 1290150, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Bill C Iii Morris, 19624 4 Corners Rd, Bunker Hill, KS 67626

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bunker Hill and their reported violations in the past:

BUNKER HILL, CITY OF (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bunker Hill, KS

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Businesses in Bunker Hill, KS

  • Quiznos: 1

Bunker Hill compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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