ABOUT Bunker Hill Village
Bunker Hill Village is right outside of Houston and is commonly ranked as one of Texas’s most upscale areas and best cities to raise a family in.
Bunker Hill Village is classed in the top 10 wealthiest cities in Texas. Real estate in the city is among not just the most expensive in the state, but also the country. About 95% of the city’s residents have white-collar jobs, so the city is largely made up of working professionals. Bunker Hill Village’s population is also largely college-educated.
Many families live in Bunker Hill Village, and the local public school district is well-rated. The city’s crime rate is also lower than national averages, and an estimated 24% of residents were born outside of the United States.
Bunker Hill Village neighborhoods are neatly organized, and streets are well-maintained and landscaped, so the city has a very clean and natural appearance. Additionally, restaurants, parks, and other venues are within short commuting distance for residents.
Bunker Hill Village has a population of about 4,000.
16% of residents have some college education or an associate’s degree, and 38% have a bachelor’s degree. 37% of the population has a master’s degree or a higher degree.
71% of the city’s population is White, and 17% of residents are Asian. 11% of Bunker Hill Village residents identify as Hispanic, and 1% of residents are African American. 1% of the population is biracial or multiracial.
The median household income is estimated to be $246K, and the median individual income is $101K. The unemployment rate in the city is less than 1%, and the poverty rate tracks around 3.7%.
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Bunker Hill Village residents experience low temperatures around 40°F and high temperatures around 95°F. The city’s annual average temperature is 69.6°F.
The hottest time of year occurs between July and August, seeing as monthly temperatures average at 85°F. November sees temperatures dip under 60°F, and December through late February brings average monthly temperatures near 53°F. Humidity levels dip to 60% during the winter and can reach highs around 87% during the summer.
Bunker Hill Village receives more rain per year than is average in both Texas and the U.S. as a whole. Around 61 days each year bring rainy weather, and the average annual precipitation is 48 inches.
Bunker Hill Village has a high tornado index of 325.32, which is well over both the statewide index of 208.58 and the U.S. index of 136.45. Based on recorded events, this corner of the Houston area is at a substantial risk of experiencing tornado activity.
For additional reference, around 3,000 serious weather events were recorded in this area of the state between 1950 and 2010. Of these events, about half were damaging thunderstorms and high winds. From there, hailstorms account for about 33% of other events.
High precipitation levels, tropical storms, and hurricanes that move inland are known to cause flooding in Bunker Hill Village.
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The mean travel time for Bunker Hill Village residents 25 years and up is estimated to be 22.5 minutes, which is about 5 minutes less than the state’s average.
Interstate 10 runs directly north of Bunker Hill Village, and Interstate 610 is found east of the city. Interstate 69 can be accessed south of Bunker Hill Village as well. Gessner Road, Memorial Drive, Bunker Hill Road, and Blalock Road are well-connected local roadways that make traveling in and outside of the city simple and convenient.
It takes about 20 minutes to reach Sugar Land by car from Bunker Hill Village, and Houston is also a 20 minute commute away.
The city’s total crime is 79% under the national average, and rates are lower than that of 86% of cities nationally. Overall, the odds of experiencing a crime in Bunker Hill Village are 1 in 189.
The violent crime rate is 79% under the national average. Per 100K residents, the violent crime rate is 78. This is under Texas’s rate of 411 and the national rate of 381.
The property crime rate of Bunker Hill Village is 80% lower than the national average. For reference, the property crime rate per 100K people is 451, which is well under Texas’s rate of 2,367 and the national rate of 2,200.
The city council of Bunker Hill Village includes 5 members who are each elected on an at-large basis by the city’s voters. Elections take place during staggered years, and members serve for a 1 year term of office.
The city council holds regular council meetings that are open to the public at 5PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
The Houston West Chamber of Commerce is based less than 10 minutes away from Bunker Hill Village and services Houston’s greater western area.
With over 800 members, this chamber hosts more than 300 networking events annually, in addition to regular featured educational and referral events. This chamber also has sponsorship opportunities, an online member directory, and other available resources.
The mayor of Bunker Hill Village is elected during odd number years on an at-large basis to serve for a 1 year term of office beginning in May.
The city’s elected mayor focuses on servicing and representing the public, furthering public safety measures in Bunker Hill Village, and taking part in the municipality’s daily maintenance and administrative on-goings.
Bunker Hill Village Population 2020
3,624 people lived in Bunker Hill Village during 2010, and 3,966 people lived in the city during 2018. The population grew 9.2% during this timeframe.
Men account for 49% of the city’s population, and 51% of Bunker Hill Village residents are women. 47 is the male median age, and 43 is the female median age.
Bunker Hill Village’s median age of 45 tracks over the U.S. average and is 11 years over Texas’s median resident age. 32% of the city’s residents are under 20, and over 10% are in their 20s and 30s. 15% of residents are in their 40s, while 20% are in their 50s.
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Bunker Hill Village Diversity 2020
83.2% of Bunker Hill Village residents are White, and 15.6% of the population is Asian. Less than 1% of the city’s residents are biracial or multiracial, and under 1% of the population belongs to other ethnic backgrounds.
English, German, Irish, and broadly European roots are the most common in Bunker Hill Village. Almost 12% of residents in this part of the state identify as Latino or Hispanic.
About 76% of residents speak English, and 10% of the population speaks Spanish. Another 6% of residents know Chinese, Mandarin, or Cantonese, while 4.4% of Bunker Hill Village residents are fluent in another Indo-European language.
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Bunker Hill Village Education 2020
97% of Bunker Hill Village residents hold a high school diploma or an equivalent degree, which means this city has a low high school dropout rate of 3%. Comparably, this rate is 4 times lower than the country’s rate and almost 6 times lower than Texas’s rate.
Around 51% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, while 27.4% of Bunker Hill Village’s population has a master’s degree. Another 13.4% of residents have a professional school degree, and 5.4% of the population has earned a doctorate degree.
69% of Bunker Hill Village’s student population attend public campuses, and 31% attend private schools.
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SCHOOLS IN Bunker Hill Village
Spring Branch Independent School District is ranked by Niche.com to be the #6 best school district in Harris County.
This district educates around 35,000 students across its campuses, which have an average 16 to 1 student-teacher ratio. Spring Branch Independent School District consists of 4 high schools, 8 middle schools, and 26 elementary schools, plus 6 early education centers.
The Spring Branch Independent School District includes 2 elementary schools in the city limits of Bunker Hill Village, and another elementary school is a short drive away in neighboring Piney Point Village.
Local schools direct Bunker Hill Village students to Memorial Middle School or Spring Branch Middle School, and high school students in the city commonly attend Memorial High School in neighboring Hedwig Village.
Local schools are ranked as some of the most diverse in the state, and Spring Branch Independent School District has a reputation for being one of the best Texas districts to teach in as well.
Bunker Hill Village Housing 2020
Bunker Hill Village has some of the most expensive pieces of real estate in both Texas and the United States as a whole, seeing as many properties in the city are multi-million dollar residences.
Between April 2019 and January 2020, the median list price across all properties in the city tracked around the $1.1 million mark. Between 2015 and 2020, the median list price of Bunker Hill Village real estate trended upwards at 35.7%. The sale-to-list price ratio tracks around 94%. Additionally, the median listing price per square foot trends around $300.
Bunker Hill Village is considered a buyer’s market, seeing as there are considerably more available properties for sale than there are active buyers. Trends indicate that 6.29% of properties in the city sell below asking price. Between roughly September 2017 and September 2019, properties sold on average within 105 days being listed on the market.
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Out of all Bunker Hill Village properties, the vast majority at 98% are owner-occupied residences, which means just 2% of housing options in the city are rented.
Bunker Hill Village attracts many affluent families, so it makes sense that a large portion of Bunker Hill properties are single family detached residences. The bulk of homes are large, with 4-5 bedrooms each, and can vary greatly in terms of price points. Also, family homes in Bunker Hill tend to have a large amount of square footage.
There are fewer apartments in the city than detached properties, but apartments are still great options for residents. High-end apartment complexes are in the area, as well as more affordable options. The median monthly rent in the city is estimated to be $3,500, which is considerably higher than the national average.
In addition to luxurious newly constructed properties in the city, there are expansive lots of land available for development in Bunker Hill Village.
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Bunker Hill Village Economy 2020
Bunker Hill Village’s median earnings per worker is $186K, which is a great deal over Texas’s median earnings per worker estimate of $45K. The median household income in Bunker Hill Village is $250K.
8% of residents earn under $10K annually, while 6% make between $10K-$15K each year. Just 1% of residents earn between $15K-$20K annually, while 9% make between $20K-$50K. Another 13% earn between $50K-$75K, and 5% of the population makes between $75K-$100K. An estimated 58% of Bunker Hill Village’s population earns over $100K annually.
1% of residents are unemployed. 101 residents live in poverty, which means Bunker Hill Village’s poverty rate is 2.6%.
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Cost of Living
Bunker Hill Village has an overall cost of living that is 164% higher than the state’s average and 141% over the country’s average.
All in all, housing costs in Bunker Hill Village are 471% over the national average. The city’s real estate prices are 751% over the statewide average, and rental prices are 284% higher than Texas averages as well. Utility bills are generally 7% higher than the national average and 5% higher than the state’s average.
Goods and services in Bunker Hill Village are 2% over the national average and 7% over the statewide average. For additional reference, grocery, healthcare, and transportation costs are all under the national average.
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Things to do
Seeing as Bunker Hill is a city without a business district or downtown area, the city’s neighborhoods are all residential. There are several well-maintained neighborhoods in Bunker Hill Village like Bayhurst Oaks, Lazywood, Patrick Court, and Providence Park, and all such neighborhoods are considered largely affluent.
Patrick Court in particular has fast access to great schools, and the median home value in this western neighborhood is estimated to be $1.7 million. Northern neighborhoods like Lazywood likewise have high home values, and the same can be said for Bayhurst Oaks and Providence Park. Some of the more expensive properties in these neighborhoods are priced around $4 million.
Because the city consists of just 1.5 square miles, the neighborhoods are considerably small in size. Additionally, Bunker Hill Village’s neighborhoods are all seen as conveniently walkable and safe, and residents routinely site the rural and suburban feel of the city’s neighborhoods as a main draw.