Battle Creek, Iowa Population 2024

671

Battle Creek is a city located in Ida County Iowa. Battle Creek has a 2024 population of 671. Battle Creek is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 699 in 2020.

The average household income in Battle Creek is $66,205 with a poverty rate of 12.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Battle Creek is 47.8 years, 47.9 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Battle Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Battle Creek was:

  • White: 96.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,346.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.01% (-28)
The current population of Battle Creek, Iowa is 671 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 699.

Battle Creek, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80396.75%
Two or more races121.45%
Black or African American80.96%
Asian70.84%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Battle Creek Population by Race

Battle Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Battle Creek Median Age

47.8

Total

47.9

Male

46.9

Female

Battle Creek Adults

There are 643 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Battle Creek.

Battle Creek Age Dependency

105.4

Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Battle Creek Sex Ratio

Female44653.73%
Male38446.27%

Battle Creek Population by Age

Battle Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3792.097624
Non Family1621.0759.340.7
Married1482.6695.34.7
Female363.395050
Male333.181000
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Battle Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.41%.

Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,231

Average Earnings

$47,339

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

Battle Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battle Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Battle Creek Language

95.92% of Battle Creek residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.1% of the population.

Battle Creek Language

Battle Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White728729.89%
Hispanic282692.86%
showing: 2 rows

12.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battle Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battle Creek is Hispanic, with 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battle Creek is White, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Battle Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School13.39%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%
showing: 4 rows

Battle Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.14%
Male Employed1.6%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Battle Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battle Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Battle Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Battle Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Battle Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Battle Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Battle Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Battle Creek Veterans by War

count

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Battle Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Battle Creek Veterans by Race

Battle Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

83.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battle Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Battle Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Battle Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Battle Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.22%

Born in Battle Creek

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Battle Creek residents were born in the United States, with 84.22% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Battle Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029631-8-1.25%
2028639-8-1.24%
2027647-8-1.22%
2026655-8-1.21%
2025663-8-1.19%
2024671-8-1.18%
2023679-8-1.16%
2022687-8-1.15%
2021695-4-0.57%
2020699101.45%
2019689-3-0.43%
2018692-1-0.14%
2017693-6-0.86%
2016699-5-0.71%
2015704-1-0.14%
2014705-5-0.7%
201371020.28%
2012708-4-0.56%
201171210.14%
2010711
showing: 20 rows

Battle Creek Population by Year