Battle Creek, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 51,848 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 24,780  (47.8%)
Females: 27,068  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49014, 49015, 49017, 49034, 49037.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,040 (it was $35,491 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$35,040
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,535 (it was $18,424 in 2000)

Battle Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,646 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$82,646
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $121,680; Detached houses: $121,996; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,844; In 2-unit structures: $167,029; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,815; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,909; Mobile homes: $54,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $673.

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Battle Creek races chart
  • White alone - 35,113 (67.1%)
  • Black alone - 9,269 (17.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4,283 (8.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2,144 (4.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1,101 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 345 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 72 (0.1%)

Races in Battle Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Battle Creek: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.0%), English (10.9%), Irish (9.7%), United States (5.5%), French (3.3%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,211 people per square mile   (low).

Battle Creek,MI real estate house value index trend

Battle Creek, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Battle Creek:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Battle Creek city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

3,214 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:  6.2%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 187 registered sex offenders living in Battle Creek, Michigan as of May 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Battle Creek to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,897 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,784 (2.1%)

Battle Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (85.4 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (131.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Springfield, MI (1.3 miles ), Brownlee Park, MI (1.8 miles ), Level Park-Oak Park, MI (2.1 miles ), Augusta, MI (2.8 miles ), Climax, MI (2.9 miles ), Galesburg, MI (3.3 miles ), South Gull Lake, MI (3.3 miles ), Greater Galesburg, MI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 101 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 1999: 111 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2001: 77 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2003: 102 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2004: 78 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 85.20 W

Battle Creek nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Breakfast Capital of the World, Cereal Bowl of the World, Cereal City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,703 (+32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,731 (66.2%)

Area code: 269

Battle Creek household income distribution Battle Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Battle Creek by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 265276734855
per 100,000 3.711.29.33.711.09.511.24.86.513.18.38.1
Rapes 647879698361678962536362
per 100,000 118.3145.4146.4128.2130.596.7107.0143.2101.086.7104.3100.6
Robberies 1811581391229810911613011813712098
per 100,000 334.5294.5257.6226.7154.1172.9185.2209.2192.2224.1198.7158.9
Assaults 606629617498469579591596518438514402
per 100,000 1120.01172.51143.3925.5737.3918.3943.7959.1843.6716.4851.2652.0
Burglaries 1,0319268107918496918311,0011,0561,1661,0751,146
per 100,000 1905.51726.21501.01470.01334.71095.91326.91610.81719.71907.11780.21858.6
Thefts 2,8453,1112,7802,7452,6722,5942,4282,3972,2451,9641,9101,846
per 100,000 5258.25799.25151.55101.54200.74113.93876.93857.23656.13212.43163.02993.9
Auto thefts 31833128523018118721819314813314997
per 100,000 587.7617.0528.1427.4284.6296.6348.1310.6241.0217.5246.7157.3
Arson 354430352620232616261925
per 100,000 64.782.055.665.040.931.736.741.826.142.531.540.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 786.8831.6765.4678.2581.9574.8604.7645.8583.6563.7578.4517.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Battle Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 122 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Michigan average:

1.74

Battle Creek tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -219 (-0.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Battle Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Battle Creek, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Battle Creek-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Battle Creek city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Battle Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from Battle Creek center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 291.8 miles away from Battle Creek center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 279.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Battle Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Stein - Professional baseball player and manager, Jason Newsted - Heavy metal bass guitarist, Rick Snyder - Businessman, Rob Van Dam - Film actor and professional wrestler, Maria Sachs - Politician, Betty Hutton - (born 1921), actress and comedienne, Bob Rowe - Male singer, Dick Martin (comedian) - Television personality, Don O. Newland - Film director, Frankie Ballard - Country singer.

Main business address for: KELLOGG CO (GRAIN MILL PRODUCTS).

Hospitals in Battle Creek:

  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 5500 ARMSTRONG RD.)
  • BEHAVIORAL HLTH CTR OF BATTLE CREEK (165 N WASHINGTON)
  • BRONSON BATTLE CREEK HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 300 NORTH AVENUE)
  • FIELDSTONE CTR OF BATTLE CRK HLTH SYS (165 NORTH WASHINGTON AVE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPICE CARE IN (166 EAST GOODALE AVENUE)
  • LAKEVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 80 N 20TH ST)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-BATTLE CREEK ("300 NORTH AVE, FLOOR 6")
  • SOUTHWEST REGIONAL REHABILITATION CENTER (393 E ROOSEVELT AVENUE)
  • WESTBROOK HOSPITAL (183 WEST STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Battle Creek:

  • DAVITA BATTLE CREEK DIALYSIS (220 GOODALE AVE E STE B)
  • FMC - BATTLE CREEK NORTH (233 E ROOSEVELT AVE)
  • FMC - BATTLE CREEK SOUTH (2845 CAPITAL AVE SW, STE 102)

Home Health Centers in Battle Creek:

  • LIFESPAN VISITING NURSE SERVIC (166 EAST GOODALE AVE)

Nursing Homes in Battle Creek:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (1150 E MICHIGAN AVE)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (111 EVERGREEN)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-BATTLE CREEK (200 E ROOSEVELT)
  • LAURELS OF BEDFORD (THE) (270 N BEDFORD RD)
  • MANOR OF BATTLE CREEK SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (675 WAGNER DR)
  • RIVERSIDE MANOR (675 WAGNER DR)
  • THE OAKS AT NORTHPOINTE WOODS (706 NORTH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Battle Creek:

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Amtrak station:

BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Battle Creek:

  • Kellogg Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,078; Location: 450 North Ave; Public; Website: www.kellogg.edu)
  • The Robert B Miller College (FT enrollment: 244; Location: 450 North Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.millercollege.edu)
  • Wright Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 492 Capital SW; Private, for-profit; Website: wba.edu)
  • The Salon Spa Academy (FT enrollment: 65; Location: 1416 W. Columbia Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thesalonspaacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Battle Creek:

  • Western Michigan University (about 22 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; Full-time enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 26 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 35 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Davenport University (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Jackson College (about 43 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Lansing Community College (about 45 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 47 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)

Public high schools in Battle Creek:

Private high schools in Battle Creek:

  • BATTLE CREEK AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOL - ST PHILLIPS (Students: 549; Location: 44N25 ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BATTLE CREEK ACADEMY (Students: 143; Location: 480 PARKWAY DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 20 S WOODROW AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Battle Creek:

Private elementary/middle schools in Battle Creek:

  • ST JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 44 N 25TH ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • BATTLE CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 1035 WAGNER DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CROSSCREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 114 MINGES RD E; Grades: KG - 4)
See full list of schools located in Battle Creek, map of school districts

Library in Battle Creek:

  • WILLARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,030,877; Location: 7 WEST VAN BUREN STREET; 241,325 books; 1,819 e-books; 24,525 audio materials; 19,215 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 481 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Family altar school has been closed for about two years. There is a new school in town called Calhoun Christian school.

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Notable locations in Battle Creek: Battle Creek Rest Area (A), Battle Creek Station (B), Cedar Farms Golf Club (C), Custer Greens Golf Course (D), Cedar Creek Golf Course (E), Buffalo Campground (F), Riverside Country Club (G), Springbrook Golf Course (H), Battle Creek Country Club (I), Riverside Country Club (J), Calhoun County Sheriff's Department (K), Calhoun County Justice Center (L), Laurels of Bedford Nursing Home (M), Kimball House Museum (N), Willard Public Library (O), Battle Creek Police Department (P), Battle Creek Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (Q), Springfield Police Department (R), Michigan Air National Guard Fire Department Battle Creek (S), Kingman Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lakeview Square Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Battle Creek: KELLOGG CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Battle Creek include: First Congregational Church (A), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Saint Peter Lutheran Church (E), Christ Community Church (F), Church at Minges Hill (G), Central Christian Church (H), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Reese Cemetery (1), Dubois Cemetery (2), Covey Hill Cemetery (3), Beckley Cemetery (4), Memorial Park Cemetery (5), Mount Olive Cemetery (6), Haskell Home Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lower Mill Pond (A), Pearl Lake (B), Lawrence Lake (C), Harts Lake (D), Goguac Lake (E), Spring Lakes (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Battle Creek (A), Brickyard Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Battle Creek include: Watsh Field (1), Willard Park (2), African Methodist Episcopal Church Historical Marker (3), Battle Creek City Hall Historical Marker (4), Battle Creek House Historical Marker (5), Battle Creek Number Four Fire Station Historical Marker (6), Battle Creek Post Office Historical Marker (7), Battle Creek Sanitarium Historical Marker (8), Percy Jones General Hospital Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Center of Battle Creek (Museums; 265 Emmett Street East) (1), Adventist Historical Properties Inc (Museums; 411 Champion Street) (2), Dr Kellogg's Discovery Center (Museums; 411 Champion Street) (3), Senior Oil (Botanical Gardens; 4200 West Dickman Road) (4), Full Blast (Water Parks & Slides; 35 Hamblin Avenue West) (5), Kellogg's Cereal City USA (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 171 Michigan Avenue West) (6), Historical Properties (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 336 Champion Street) (7), Binder Park Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7400 Division Drive) (8), Kimball House Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 196 Capital Avenue Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (5090 Beckley Road) (1), Battle Creek Knights Inn (2595 Capital Ave Sw) (2), Battle Creek Super 8 Motel (5395 Beckley Rd) (3), Battle Creek Days Inn (4786 Beckley Rd) (4), Econo Lodge Battle Creek (165 Capital Avenue Southwest) (5), GuestHouse Intl (90 North Division Street) (6), Days Inn Battle Creek MI (4786 Beckley Road) (7), Hampton Inn Battle Creek (1150 Riverside Drive) (8), Battle Creek Inn (I-94 At Capital Ave Sw) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial (161 East Michigan Avenue) (1), Calhoun County - Circuit Court-Thirty Seventh Judicial- Information Recor (161 East Michigan Avenue) (2), Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial- Probation Department (161 East Michigan Avenue) (3), Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial- Criminal Division (161 East Michigan Avenue) (4), Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial- Administration (161 East Michigan Avenue) (5), Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial- Traffic Violations Bu (161 East Michigan Avenue) (6), Calhoun County - District Court-Tenth Judicial- Civil Division (161 East Michigan Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.7. This is worse than average.

City:

93.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Battle Creek and their reported violations in the past:

BATTLE CREEK - VERONA SYSTEM (Address: Suite 111 , Population served: 43,975, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-26-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
THE DOCK AT BAYVIEW (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOONRAKER LOUNGE & RESTAURANT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CREEK VALLEY MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 70 CREEK VALLEY CIRCLE , Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2010)
OAKLAND HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WOLF LAKE PARTY SHOP/SUBWAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIFE IN CHRIST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Battle Creek that have no violations reported:

  • EMMETT TOWNSHIP (Population served: 3,475, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BEDFORD HILLS (Address: 110 BEJAC CIRCLE DR , Population served: 850, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FEHSENFELD CTR. (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • M-66 BOWL (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST COLUMBIA SEVEN (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VICTORY LIFE CHURCH (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENNFIELD PRESBYTERIAN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLER'S TIME OUT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CREEK VALLEY NORTH (Address: 70 CREEK VALLEY CIRCLE , Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JEROME CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.5%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 42.0% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Battle Creek in 2010:

  • 573 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 272 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Battle Creek in 2000:

  • 686 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 366 people in nursing homes
  • 146 people in other group homes
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 126 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Battle Creek, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Battle Creek compared to Michigan state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Kellogg Arena. Capacity: 8,500.

Banks with branches in Battle Creek (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Bc North Branch, Pennfield Branch, Bc Meijer Branch, Urbandale Branch, Lakeview Branch. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 20th - Columbia Branch, Minges Creek Branch, Kellogg Community College Branch, Battlecreek Downtown Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Comerica Bank: Central Office Branch, Urbandale Branch, Beckley Comerimart, Springfield Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Bank of America, National Association: Battle Creek Southside Branch, Columbia/Capital, Battle Creek Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: North Pointe Woods Retirement Branch, Beckley Road Branch, Capital Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Southern Michigan Bank & Trust: Battle Creek Branch at 5350 Beckley Road, B Drive North, branch established on 1990/08/13. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $508.6 mil, Deposits: $421.5 mil, headquarters in Coldwater, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fort Custer Branch at 30 Hill Brady Road, branch established on 1987/06/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Battle Creek Branch at 15386 South Helmer Road, branch established on 1999/10/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Battle Creek, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn, 2590 Captiol Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49015 , Phone: (269) 965-3201, Fax: (269) 965-0740
  • The Old Lamplighter, 276 Ne Capital Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49017 , Phone: (269) 963-2603
  • Mccamly Plaza Hotel, 50 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49017 , Phone: (269) 963-7050, Fax: (269) 963-3880
  • Knights Inn South - Battle Creek, 2595 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49015 , Phone: (269) 964-2600, Fax: (269) 964-1682
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 4775 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015 , Phone: (269) 979-1141, Fax: (269) 979-1733
  • Hampton Inn - Battle Creek, 1150 Riverside Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49017 , Phone: (269) 979-5577
  • Super 8 Motel, 5395 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015 , Phone: (269) 979-1828, Fax: (269) 979-1828
  • Days Inn, 4786 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015 , Phone: (269) 979-3561, Fax: (269) 979-1400
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Battle Creek, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Battle Creek travel time to work - commute Battle Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Battle Creek city (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.00%
Here: 33.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents27.4%13.2%9.4%7.9%5.6%
Congregations3.9%3.9%14.1%4.7%4.7%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.0%3.7%2.7%2.6%23.7%
Congregations3.9%3.1%3.9%2.3%55.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Calhoun County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Calhoun County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Calhoun County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 42$186,671$53,3350$0
Other Government Administration 27$137,120$60,9420$0
Judicial and Legal 6$38,644$77,2880$0
Police Protection - Officers 101$598,971$71,1650$0
Police - Other 16$70,862$53,14712$5,309
Firefighters 70$357,680$61,3170$0
Fire - Other 4$27,577$82,7310$0
Streets and Highways 69$312,210$54,2973$4,038
Airports 11$49,808$54,3360$0
Welfare 1$4,747$56,9640$0
Solid Waste Management 6$26,425$52,8500$0
Sewerage 51$230,760$54,2962$2,630
Parks and Recreation 6$31,833$63,66610$3,624
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$30,987$53,1210$0
Water Supply 29$136,719$56,5730$0
Transit 35$123,708$42,4140$0
Other and Unallocable 4$17,116$51,3480$0
Totals for Government 485$2,381,838$58,93227$15,601

Battle Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,713,000 ($90.90)
    General: $595,000 ($11.48)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,972,000 ($269.48)
    General - Other: $13,391,000 ($258.27)
    Fire Protection: $11,129,000 ($214.65)
    Sewerage: $8,794,000 ($169.61)
    Regular Highways: $7,654,000 ($147.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,847,000 ($132.06)
    Water Utilities: $4,947,000 ($95.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,927,000 ($95.03)
    Financial Administration: $3,608,000 ($69.59)
    Central Staff Services: $3,593,000 ($69.30)
    Transit Utilities: $3,367,000 ($64.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,101,000 ($40.52)
    Air Transportation: $1,118,000 ($21.56)
    Parking Facilities: $986,000 ($19.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $668,000 ($12.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $620,000 ($11.96)
    General Public Buildings: $323,000 ($6.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $53,956,000 ($1040.66)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $21,956,000 ($423.47)
    Benefit Payments: $4,990,000 ($96.24)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $3,733,000 ($72.00)
    Withdrawals: $141,000 ($2.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,279,000 ($101.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,578,000 ($107.58)
    Air Transportation: $774,000 ($14.93)
    Water Utilities: $620,000 ($11.96)
    General - Other: $199,000 ($3.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($1.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $32,990,000 ($636.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $777,000 ($14.99)

Battle Creek government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $711,000 ($13.71)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,069,000 ($194.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,341,000 ($83.73)
    All Other: $2,185,000 ($42.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,172,000 ($41.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,734,000 ($33.44)
    Parking Facilities: $689,000 ($13.29)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $8,470,000 ($163.36)
    From Local Government: $2,721,000 ($52.48)
    Local Employee Contribution: $999,000 ($19.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $4,447,000 ($85.77)
    All Other: $1,609,000 ($31.03)
    Transit Utilities: $1,040,000 ($20.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,363,000 ($26.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,660,000 ($51.30)
    Interest Earnings: $1,960,000 ($37.80)
    Rents: $557,000 ($10.74)
    Property Sale Other: $445,000 ($8.58)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,997,000 ($134.95)
    Transit Utilities: $392,000 ($7.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,572,000 ($146.04)
    Highways: $5,581,000 ($107.64)
    Transit Utilities: $1,772,000 ($34.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $469,000 ($9.05)
    All Other: $225,000 ($4.34)
    Water Utilities: $143,000 ($2.76)
  • Tax - Property: $30,304,000 ($584.48)
    Individual Income: $12,679,000 ($244.54)
    NEC: $1,077,000 ($20.77)

Battle Creek government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $25,240,000 ($486.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $96,357,000 ($1858.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,145,000 ($60.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $29,487,000 ($568.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $61,290,000 ($1182.11)
    Water Utilities: $24,200,000 ($466.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,580,000 ($107.62)
    Water Utilities: $4,185,000 ($80.72)

Battle Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,775,000 ($72.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $16,580,000 ($319.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,237,000 ($988.22)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,103,000 ($21.27)

4.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.67% ($31,221 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MI  0.29% ($34,329)
from Branch County, MI  0.25% ($29,555)


5.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.91% ($45,195 average AGI)
to Branch County, MI  0.25% ($28,119)
to Jackson County, MI  0.25% ($30,627)

Strongest AM radio stations in Battle Creek:

  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLY (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battle Creek:

  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFPM-LP (99.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Battle Creek:

  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Battle Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 55
Total length: 339 meters (1,112ft)
Total costs: $448,000
Total average daily traffic: 934,437
Total average daily truck traffic: 119,182

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 19
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Battle Creek, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Battle Creek)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 259 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Battle Creek, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 401 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Battle Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Battle Creek)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 129 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED201$89,541149$86,141574$114,27073$30,9252$1,584,50051$58,3185$38,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$73,68216$77,59757$101,5878$46,5511$2,650,0005$44,9687$40,686
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$80,15726$67,222291$102,89367$25,7770$031$53,1588$41,568
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$79,23928$123,019171$113,09615$24,9420$010$38,2335$75,154
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$70,3182$44,95534$119,8781$12,0000$01$30,0001$33,390

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Battle Creek, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$89,64610$144,9211$72,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$93,0006$100,6301$72,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$64,0402$131,4400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$140,7470$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 155
  • Service Call: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Battle Creek

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Battle Creek, MI
Most common first names in Battle Creek, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John63872.8 years
Mary61078.3 years
William60973.0 years
Robert60769.1 years
James52770.3 years
Charles42573.7 years
George37775.6 years
Helen31778.9 years
Richard30766.9 years
Margaret28878.7 years
Most common last names in Battle Creek, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith42473.6 years
Johnson22074.1 years
Miller21274.3 years
Brown20473.9 years
Williams18572.8 years
Jones15674.9 years
Davis15675.6 years
Thompson11173.7 years
Baker10274.2 years
Moore10173.2 years
Businesses in Battle Creek, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's3McDonald's7
AutoZone2Meijer2
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Baymont Inn2Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike5
Burger King6Nissan1
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Old Country Buffet1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Panera Bread1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza2
Curves1Payless2
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Days Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Deb1Pizza Hut4
Dennys1Popeyes1
Discount Tire2Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1Quiznos1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid4
FedEx9Ruby Tuesday1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears2
GNC4Sprint Nextel4
GameStop2Staples1
Goodwill1Starbucks2
H&R Block4Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway8
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Hot Topic1Taco Bell3
Howard Johnson1Target1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jimmy John's1Travelodge1
Jones New York2True Value2
Journeys1U-Haul4
KFC3UPS16
Kmart1Vans2
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Walgreens3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's3
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

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