Bunker Hill Village, Texas
City of Bunker Hill Village
Bunker Hill Village City Hall
Location in Harris County and the state of Texas
|• Total||1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)|
|• Land||1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||82 ft (25 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||2,728.85/sq mi (1,053.72/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1372828|
Bunker Hill Village is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States, part of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The population was 3,633 at the 2010 census. It is part of a collection of upscale residential communities in west Houston known as the Memorial Villages. As of 2010, Bunker Hill Village was the 6th wealthiest place in Texas. Also, Bunker Hill Village is one of Forbes top 25 places to retire rich.
Prior to the city's incorporation, German farmers settled the area and built sawmills to process local lumber. A 1936 county highway map states that the area had scattered residences near one of its sawmills.
In the mid-1950s, effort to form a Spring Branch municipality failed. The city incorporated in December 1954 with a mayor-council government. Because of the 1954 incorporation, Houston did not incorporate Bunker Hill Village's territory into its city limits, while Houston annexed surrounding areas that were unincorporated. In 1962 the city had 2,216 people. By 1966 Bunker Hill Village became affluent and had two public schools and two churches. In 1981 4,442 people lived in Bunker Hill Village.
Bunker Hill Village is located at (29.767058, -95.535969).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,654 people, 1,226 households, and 1,085 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,505.1 people per square mile (966.3/km2). There were 1,267 housing units at an average density of 868.6 per square mile (335.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.49% White, 0.25% African American, 0.08% Native American, 6.46% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.50% of the population.
There were 1,226 households, out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.5% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 29.9% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 17.8% from 25 to 44, 31.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $177,274, and the median income for a family was $200,000. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $38,214 for females. The per capita income for the city was $86,434. About 2.7% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,542 people and 1,259 households. The racial makeup of the city was 87.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 9.7% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.6% of the population.
Government and infrastructure
Bunker Hill Village is located in District 133 f the Texas House of Representatives. As of 2018 Jim Murphy represents the district. Bunker Hill Village is within District 7 of the Texas Senate; as of 2008 Dan Patrick represents the district.
Bunker Hill Village is in Texas's 7th congressional district; in 2008, the pro-Republican Party publication Human Events identified the zip code 77024 as the zip code that gave the eighth largest contribution to John McCain's 2008 U.S. Presidential Election campaign. The zip code, which includes Hedwig Village, gave $540,309 United States dollars by October 24, 2008. As of 2019, however, the 7th congressional district is represented by a Democrat, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher.
The United States Postal Service location serving 77024 is the Memorial Park Post Office at 10505 Town and Country Way, Houston, Texas, 77024-9998.
Colleges and universities
The city is served by the Houston Community College System. The Northwest College operates the nearby Town & Country Square Campus in Houston.
Primary and secondary schools
Two elementary schools, Bunker Hill Elementary School and Frostwood Elementary School, are located in the city limits and serve two separate portions of Bunker Hill Village. A small portion is served by Memorial Drive Elementary School in Piney Point Village.
The Houston Chronicle is the area regional newspaper.
The Memorial Examiner is a local newspaper distributed in the community.
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