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Battle Creek,MI index of house prices

Total population: 51,833 (All urban)

Houses: 24,037 (20,519 occupied: 12,155 owner occupied, 8,402 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

30%

Housing density: 561 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $170,524.

Median contract rent in 2016: $419 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $510)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $681


Median gross rent in Battle Creek, MI in 2016: $488

Housing units in Battle Creek with a mortgage: 7,408 (253 second mortgage, 579 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,749

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,035

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,404

Median monthly housing costs: $710


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Battle Creek, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,358 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$92,358
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,438 - $142,474

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $114,730
Here:

$114,730
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,484
Here:

$186,484
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $53,911
Here:

$53,911
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $808,285
Here:

$808,285
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,899
Here:

$152,899
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $42,319
Here:

$42,319
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,645
  • In family households: 40,385 (5,582 male householders, 6,284 female householders)
    7,251 spouses, 16,867 children (15,568 natural, 286 adopted, 1,030 stepchildren), 847 grandchildren, 561 brothers or sisters, 574 parents, 923 other relatives, 1,512 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,957 (3,956 male householders (3,714 living alone)), 4,724 female householders (4,190 living alone)), 1,296 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,328

Size of family households: 5,357 2-persons, 2,766 3-persons, 2,338 4-persons, 687 5-persons, 429 6-persons, 199 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,906 1-person, 750 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 14 6-persons.

5,871 married couples with children.
5,912 single-parent households (1,578 men, 4,334 women).

91.8% of residents of Battle Creek speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,437 (4.7%)
(31.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Battle Creek, Michigan:

  • 3no bedroom
  • 1151 bedroom
  • 3,7602 bedrooms
  • 5,8993 bedrooms
  • 2,0114 bedrooms
  • 3985+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Battle Creek, Michigan:

  • 185no bedroom
  • 2,5681 bedroom
  • 3,6532 bedrooms
  • 1,7353 bedrooms
  • 2294 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Battle Creek in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 447no vehicle
  • 4,0461 vehicle
  • 4,9722 vehicles
  • 1,5823 vehicles
  • 6914 vehicles
  • 2195+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

Cars and other vehicles available in Battle Creek in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,232no vehicle
  • 3,9831 vehicle
  • 1,8592 vehicles
  • 3053 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Battle Creek, Michigan:

  • 31 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 1,1254 rooms
  • 3,0185 rooms
  • 3,1056 rooms
  • 1,6337 rooms
  • 1,5658 rooms
  • 1,6839+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Battle Creek, Michigan:

  • 1691 room
  • 3802 rooms
  • 1,9183 rooms
  • 2,0064 rooms
  • 2,1945 rooms
  • 9726 rooms
  • 4687 rooms
  • 1248 rooms
  • 1999+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Battle Creek, MI household income distribution

  • Battle Creek, MI household income distribution
  • 1,932Less than $10,000
  • 1,652$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,581$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,314$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,734$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,151$30,000 to $34,999
  • 843$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,080$40,000 to $44,999
  • 755$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,461$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,137$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,673$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,373$100,000 to $124,999
  • 666$125,000 to $149,999
  • 516$150,000 to $199,999
  • 600$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Battle Creek, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Battle Creek, MI
  • 94Less than $10,000
  • 126$10,000 to $14,999
  • 335$15,000 to $19,999
  • 272$20,000 to $24,999
  • 325$25,000 to $29,999
  • 477$30,000 to $34,999
  • 170$35,000 to $39,999
  • 563$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,350$50,000 to $59,999
  • 863$60,000 to $69,999
  • 816$70,000 to $79,999
  • 623$80,000 to $89,999
  • 536$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,295$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,072$125,000 to $149,999
  • 897$150,000 to $174,999
  • 755$175,000 to $199,999
  • 577$200,000 to $249,999
  • 318$250,000 to $299,999
  • 209$300,000 to $399,999
  • 68$400,000 to $499,999
  • 25$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Battle Creek, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Battle Creek, MI
  • 51Less than $100
  • 40$100 to $149
  • 50$150 to $199
  • 34$200 to $249
  • 300$250 to $299
  • 279$300 to $349
  • 601$350 to $399
  • 266$400 to $449
  • 640$450 to $499
  • 1,107$500 to $549
  • 1,186$550 to $599
  • 1,061$600 to $649
  • 491$650 to $699
  • 524$700 to $749
  • 80$750 to $799
  • 1,178$800 to $899
  • 220$900 to $999
  • 46$1,000 to $1,249
  • 51$1,250 to $1,499
  • 145$1,500 to $1,999
  • 128$2,000 to $2,499
  • 7$2,500 to $2,999
  • 160No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,0432010 or later
  • 7892000 to 2009
  • 4631990 to 1999
  • 3171980 to 1989
  • 1421970 to 1979
  • 392Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population
Battle Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 580
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,408
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,099
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,510
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,694
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 825
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,023
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 349
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 225
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 579
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 785
  • 90 or more minutes: 238
Battle Creek, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.7%
Number of people working at home: 487 (2.2% of all workers)

Battle Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 33,888 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 3,660 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 520 (1%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 484 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0%)
  • Walked: 457 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 487 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,947
 Irish: 1,954
 American: 1,431
 English: 1,385
 Polish: 905
 French (except Basque): 843
 Dutch: 824
 European: 624
 Italian: 485
 Scottish: 398
 Norwegian: 183
 Welsh: 172
 Scotch-Irish: 159
 Croatian: 142
 Jordanian: 106
 Hungarian: 104
 Swedish: 104
 Canadian: 92
 African: 89
 French Canadian: 60
 Nigerian: 56
 Scandinavian: 54
 Danish: 48
 Greek: 46
 British: 37
 Albanian: 36
 Iraqi: 28
 Pennsylvania German: 26
 Czech: 24
 Macedonian: 22
 Ukrainian: 22
 Northern European: 20
 Arab: 19
 Portuguese: 14
 Romanian: 13
 Slovene: 12
 Russian: 12
 Bulgarian: 8
 Kenyan: 7
 Lithuanian: 5
 Sudanese: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 4
 Guyanese: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 25%Mexico
  • 20%Burma
  • 14%Japan
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Dominican Republic
  • 4%Germany
  • 3%Philippines

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 39,749
  • Other state: 9,039
  • Northeast: 920
  • Midwest: 3,510
  • South: 3,338
  • West: 1,260

82% of Battle Creek residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Michigan.

Battle Creek:

82.4%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 174
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 225
  • 7th and 8th grade: 208
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 228
  • 11th grade: 264
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 262
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,199
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,372
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,740
  • Associate degree: 1,018
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,255
  • Master's degree: 695
  • Professional school degree: 68
  • Doctorate degree: 35

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 120
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 96
  • 5th and 6th grade: 49
  • 7th and 8th grade: 157
  • 9th grade: 295
  • 10th grade: 400
  • 11th grade: 521
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 185
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,922
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,938
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,388
  • Associate degree: 1,705
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,467
  • Master's degree: 1,105
  • Professional school degree: 95
  • Doctorate degree: 189

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.4%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 2.0%Females
Battle Creek marital status for males
Battle Creek marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,403
  • One, attached: 481
  • Two: 796
  • 3 or 4: 1,270
  • 5 to 9: 1,320
  • 10 to 19: 1,474
  • 20 to 49: 1,860
  • 50 or more: 1,244
  • Mobile homes: 545

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,115

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Battle Creek:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Battle Creek
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.0%)
  • Electricity (7.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (81.8%)
  • Electricity (16.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 611
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 251
Here:

8.6%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 357
Here:

12.1%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)