Living in Battle Creek, MI

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Battle Creek, Michigan Info Snack

Population
51,316
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
22.2%
Median Home
$86,500
Median Income
$42,298
Median Rent
$754

Battle Creek SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Battle Creek, MI Crime Report

2,537
Total Crimes
4,186.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
69.02%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Battle Creek
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,537 4,186.0 2,022.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 568 937.2 437.4 366.7
Murder 5 8.2 5.6 5.0
Robbery 67 110.5 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 436 719.4 305.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,969 3,248.8 1,585.0 2,109.9
Burglary 460 759.0 286.1 340.5
Larceny 1,377 2,272.0 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 132 217.8 177.7 219.9

Battle Creek, MI Cost Of Living

78
Battle Creek's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Battle Creek Michigan National Average
Overall 78 89 100
Services 87 95 100
Groceries 76 88 100
Health 92 94 100
Housing 53 74 100
Transportation 98 106 100
Utilities 99 99 100

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Rankings for Battle Creek in Michigan

Map Of Battle Creek, MI

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Population over time in Battle Creek

Year Population % Change
2019 51,316 -0.3%
2018 51,475 -0.1%
2017 51,505 -0.5%
2016 51,763 -0.1%
2015 51,830 -0.3%
2014 51,963 -0.3%
2013 52,126 -0.4%
2012 52,327 -0.4%
2011 52,534 -0.4%
2010 52,762 -

Race / Ethnicity in Battle Creek

White
65.3% (33,505)
African American
17.6% (9,009)
American Indian
0.5% (244)
Asian
3.6% (1,829)
Hawaiian
0.0% (16)
Other
0.0% (19)
Two Or More
5.6% (2,856)
Hispanic
7.5% (3,838)
Race Battle Creek MI USA
White 65.3% 75.0% 60.7%
African American 17.6% 13.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.6% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Battle Creek

Female
51.7% (26,525)
Male
48.3% (24,791)
Gender Battle Creek MI USA
Female 51.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Battle Creek for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,539)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (3,592)
High School / GED
35.0% (17,960)
Some College
25.0% (12,829)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,105)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (7,184)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,078)
Professional Degree
1.0% (513)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (513)
Education Battle Creek MI USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Battle Creek, Michigan

Less than $10,000
9.3% (475,362)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (315,593)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.8% (757,671)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (646,227)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (735,234)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (841,993)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (514,811)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (519,249)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (179,247)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (146,208)
Income Battle Creek MI USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.8% 9.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 9.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 5.2% 7.7%

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