Bunnell, Florida

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Bunnell, Florida
City
Old Flagler County Courthouse
Old Flagler County Courthouse
Official logo of Bunnell, Florida
Centennial Logo
Location in Flagler County and the state of Florida
Location in Flagler County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 29°28′3″N 81°15′25″W / 29.46750°N 81.25694°W / 29.46750; -81.25694Coordinates: 29°28′3″N 81°15′25″W / 29.46750°N 81.25694°W / 29.46750; -81.25694
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Flagler
Settled 1880s[1]
Incorporated (town) 1913[1]
Incorporated (city) 1924[1]
Government
 • Mayor Catherine Robinson[2]
 • City Manager Armando G. Martinez[3]
Area
 • Total 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,676
 • Density 569.4/sq mi (221.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32110
Area code(s) 386
FIPS code 12-09550[4]
GNIS feature ID 0279682[5]
Website http://www.bunnellcity.us/

Bunnell is the county seat of Flagler County[6] Florida with a population of 2,676 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the Palm Coast Metropolitan Statistical Area and is named after early resident, Alvah A. Bunnell, a shingle maker and supplier of wood to the area's fledgling rail industry.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bunnell is located at 29°28′03″N 81°15′25″W / 29.467581°N 81.256856°W / 29.467581; -81.256856.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2), all land.

Bunnell is located on U.S. Route 1 and is west of Interstate 95.

Bunnell is the second-largest city in the state of Florida (by area) with the annexation of over 87,000 acres (136 square miles).[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,122 people, 845 households, and 490 families residing in the city. The population density was 455.0 inhabitants per square mile (175.8/km>sup>2). There were 959 housing units at an average density of 205.6 per square mile (79.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.71% White, 32.56% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 1.27% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.63% of the population.

There were 845 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.8% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,210, and the median income for a family was $25,231. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $17,891 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,274. About 20.1% of families and 22.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

Architectural landmarks[edit]

  • Lambert House. Oldest existent building in Bunnell. Built by James Frank “Major” Lambert in 1909.
  • Old Bunnell State Bank Building. Masonry vernacular, 1910. In 1992 was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places
  • George Moody House. Craftsman style, 1917.
  • William Henry “Doc” Deen House. Frame vernacular, 1918.
  • Holden House Museum. Craftsman bungalow, 1918. Now owned by the Flagler County Historical Society
  • Old Flagler County Courthouse. Neoclassical style designed by Wilbur Talley, 1926. Officially dedicated on July 28, 1927.
  • Little Red School House Museum. Constructed by Bunnell High School Future Farmers of America students in 1938

Notable people from Bunnell[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bunnell, City of (2009-04-03). "City of Bunnell, FL Official Website". Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  2. ^ Bunnell, FL, City of (2010-02-04). "City of Bunnell, FL Official Website City Commission". Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  3. ^ a b Bunnell, FL, City of (2009-04-01). "City of Bunnell, FL Official Website City Hall". Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "City of Bunnell, FL • Official Website". Bunnellcity.us. Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Former Skater, 98, Dies in Bunnell". news-journalonline.com. August 23, 2011. Retrieved January 20, 2013. [dead link]

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