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Battle Creek, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Battle Creek,MI index of house prices

Total population: 51,833 (All urban)

Houses: 23,552 (21,348 occupied: 12,321 owner occupied, 8,402 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

30%

Housing density: 550 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $46,360.

Median contract rent in 2015: $419 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $510)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $457


Median gross rent in Battle Creek, MI in 2015: $488

Housing units in Battle Creek with a mortgage: 8,507 (734 second mortgage, 983 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,455

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,200

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,319

Median monthly housing costs: $704


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Battle Creek, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $85,662 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$85,662
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,976 - $132,552
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,705
  • In family households: 42,162 (8,949 male householders, 4,472 female householders)
    9,152 spouses, 15,884 children (14,606 natural, 382 adopted, 896 stepchildren), 939 grandchildren, 354 brothers or sisters, 344 parents, 592 other relatives, 1,476 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,543 (3,291 male householders (2,605 living alone)), 4,660 female householders (4,157 living alone)), 1,592 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,546 (1,084 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,561 2-persons, 3,262 3-persons, 2,703 4-persons, 1,144 5-persons, 500 6-persons, 251 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,762 1-person, 989 2-persons, 132 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

7,625 married couples with children.
5,256 single-parent households (963 men, 4,293 women).

93.7% of residents of Battle Creek speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,815 (3.4%)
(32.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 15no bedroom
  • 3901 bedroom
  • 3,8932 bedrooms
  • 6,8233 bedrooms
  • 2,5314 bedrooms
  • 4225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

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

  • 303no bedroom
  • 2,5151 bedroom
  • 2,9272 bedrooms
  • 1,1643 bedrooms
  • 3044 bedrooms
  • 615+ 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:

  • 840no vehicle
  • 4,9741 vehicle
  • 5,9742 vehicles
  • 1,7483 vehicles
  • 4094 vehicles
  • 1295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

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

  • 1,694no vehicle
  • 3,8371 vehicle
  • 1,5082 vehicles
  • 1963 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 81 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 2773 rooms
  • 1,3374 rooms
  • 3,2055 rooms
  • 3,6786 rooms
  • 2,6837 rooms
  • 1,5318 rooms
  • 1,2649+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

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

  • 1701 room
  • 6712 rooms
  • 1,6643 rooms
  • 1,8414 rooms
  • 1,5925 rooms
  • 7406 rooms
  • 3027 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 1229+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 2,494Less than $10,000
  • 1,658$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,679$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,533$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,574$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,600$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,302$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,186$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,029$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,882$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,114$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,806$75,000 to $99,999
  • 811$100,000 to $124,999
  • 339$125,000 to $149,999
  • 180$150,000 to $199,999
  • 185$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Battle Creek, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Battle Creek, MI
  • 126Less than $10,000
  • 162$10,000 to $14,999
  • 235$15,000 to $19,999
  • 381$20,000 to $24,999
  • 327$25,000 to $29,999
  • 300$30,000 to $34,999
  • 244$35,000 to $39,999
  • 683$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,219$50,000 to $59,999
  • 831$60,000 to $69,999
  • 928$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,252$80,000 to $89,999
  • 588$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,105$125,000 to $149,999
  • 793$150,000 to $174,999
  • 652$175,000 to $199,999
  • 535$200,000 to $249,999
  • 202$250,000 to $299,999
  • 210$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 30$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Battle Creek, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Battle Creek, MI
  • 15Less than $100
  • 71$100 to $149
  • 170$150 to $199
  • 138$200 to $249
  • 236$250 to $299
  • 267$300 to $349
  • 265$350 to $399
  • 495$400 to $449
  • 664$450 to $499
  • 1,417$500 to $549
  • 836$550 to $599
  • 995$600 to $649
  • 528$650 to $699
  • 472$700 to $749
  • 303$750 to $799
  • 495$800 to $899
  • 317$900 to $999
  • 248$1,000 to $1,249
  • 54$1,250 to $1,499
  • 298$1,500 to $1,999
  • 34$2,000 to $2,499
  • 22$2,500 to $2,999
  • 6$3,500 or more
  • 203No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7091995 to March 2000
  • 2551990 to 1994
  • 1571985 to 1989
  • 1601980 to 1984
  • 501975 to 1979
  • 921970 to 1974
  • 841965 to 1969
  • 308Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Battle Creek population
Battle Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,155
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,573
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,703
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,982
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,564
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 768
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 255
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 176
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 715
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 462
  • 90 or more minutes: 353
Battle Creek, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.3%
Number of people working at home: 495 (2.2% of all workers)

Battle Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 18,351 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,586 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 308 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 21 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 42 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 471 (2%)
  • Other means: 151 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 495 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 10,508
 German: 5,812
 United States or American: 4,717
 English: 4,015
 Irish: 2,857
 Dutch: 1,178
 Italian: 1,171
 Polish: 1,049
 French (except Basque): 988
 Scottish: 675
 Subsaharan African:: 496
 African: 482
 Scotch-Irish: 370
 Swedish: 286
 French Canadian: 274
 European: 232
 Norwegian: 182
 Danish: 169
 British: 161
 Welsh: 144
 Hungarian: 125
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 125
 Canadian: 93
 Finnish: 90
 Arab:: 87
 Jamaican: 86
 Croatian: 85
 Greek: 82
 Austrian: 75
 Ukrainian: 74
 Scandinavian: 70
 Czech: 50
 Lithuanian: 48
 Northern European: 44
 Swiss: 44
 Serbian: 40
 Russian: 39
 Macedonian: 37
 Slavic: 34
 Moroccan: 27
 Belgian: 25
 Pennsylvania German: 23
 Syrian: 19
 Arab/Arabic: 17
 Yugoslavian: 16
 Portuguese: 15
 Bahamian: 14
 Nigerian: 14
 Lebanese: 13
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 13
 Iranian: 12
 Slovak: 11
 Egyptian: 11
 Romanian: 10
 Albanian: 8
 British West Indian: 8
 Armenian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Bulgarian: 7
 Maltese: 6
 Australian: 5
 Slovene: 5
 Turkish: 5
 Haitian: 4

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

  • 27%Mexico
  • 17%Japan
  • 8%India
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Korea
  • 5%Canada
  • 3%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 38,173
  • Northeast: 1,317
  • Midwest: 5,228
  • South: 5,137
  • West: 1,220

53% of Battle Creek residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 140
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 104
  • 7th and 8th grade: 410
  • 9th grade: 484
  • 10th grade: 432
  • 11th grade: 467
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 775
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,220
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,370
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,246
  • Associate degree: 1,099
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,969
  • Master's degree: 755
  • Professional school degree: 206
  • Doctorate degree: 88

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 121
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 81
  • 5th and 6th grade: 78
  • 7th and 8th grade: 418
  • 9th grade: 483
  • 10th grade: 699
  • 11th grade: 613
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 684
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,019
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,036
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,701
  • Associate degree: 1,652
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,962
  • Master's degree: 733
  • Professional school degree: 115
  • Doctorate degree: 71

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 34.6%Males
  • 28.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 9.2%Females
Battle Creek marital status for males
Battle Creek marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,155
  • One, attached: 449
  • Two: 1,135
  • 3 or 4: 1,424
  • 5 to 9: 1,144
  • 10 to 19: 1,132
  • 20 to 49: 920
  • 50 or more: 834
  • Mobile homes: 359

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,390

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Battle Creek:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 612
Here:

9.2%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 241
Here:

8.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 216
Here:

10.8%
Michigan:

16.5%

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)