Battle Creek, Iowa Population 2021

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Battle Creek is a city located in Ida County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 695, it is the 373rd largest city in Iowa and the 11917th largest city in the United States . Battle Creek is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually but its population has decreased by -2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 713 in 2010. Battle Creek reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Battle Creek has a population density of 1,394 people per square mile.

The average household income in Battle Creek is $57,979 with a poverty rate of 8.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $496 per month, and the median house value is $53,400. The median age in Battle Creek is 48.9 years, 46 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Battle Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 97.59%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Battle Creek, Iowa is 695 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 713.

Battle Creek, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73097.59%
Asian162.14%
Two or More Races20.27%
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Battle Creek Population by Race

Battle Creek Population Pyramid $2021

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Battle Creek Median Age

48.9


Total

46


Male

53


Female

Battle Creek Adults

There are 576 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Battle Creek.

Battle Creek Age Dependency

106.6

Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Battle Creek Sex Ratio

Female

390

52.14%

Male

358

47.86%

Battle Creek Population by Age

Battle Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Battle Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50%50%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
All80.1%19.9%
Male87%13%
Married94.8%5.2%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Battle Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3212.2480.1
Married1552.9394.8
Non Family1311.1464.1
Male233.2687
Female123.4250

2.91

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Battle Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade264.95%
9th to 12th Grade295.52%
High School Graduate20238.48%
Some College14026.67%
Associates Degree5811.05%
Bachelors Degree6512.38%
Graduate Degree50.95%
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Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.75%.

Battle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,750$43,235$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$43,929$44,643$
High School Graduate$24,375$42,917$12,188
Some College$24,013$32,500$20,417
Bachelors Degree$38,750$46,250$38,393
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,750

Average Earnings

$43,235

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Battle Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battle Creek Language by Age

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Battle Creek Language

95.43% of Battle Creek residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Battle Creek Language

Battle Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White685507.30%
Hispanic161381.25%

8.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.49%

Male Poverty Rate

9.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battle Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battle Creek is Hispanic, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battle Creek is White, with 7.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.71%.

Battle Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.41%
High School14.59%
Some College4.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Battle Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed6.74%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Battle Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battle Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,563$57,979
Families$61,364$70,260
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$22,019$37,364
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Income by Household Type

Battle Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Battle Creek Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Battle Creek Marital Status by Race

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Battle Creek Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
Second Gulf War10
World War II8
Korea4
First Gulf War3

Battle Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7434
75+21
55 to 6414
18 to 3410
35 to 543

Battle Creek Veterans by Age

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Battle Creek Veterans by Race

Battle Creek Veterans by Education

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18.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battle Creek Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Battle Creek Employment by Age

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Battle Creek Employment by Race

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Battle Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.35%

Born in Battle Creek

96.12%

Native Born

3.88%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.12% of Battle Creek residents were born in the United States, with 80.35% having been born in Iowa. 0.94% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169510.14%
202069410.14%
201969310.14%
2018692-1-0.14%
2017693-6-0.86%
2016699-5-0.71%
20157040.00%
2014704-6-0.85%
201371020.28%
2012708-4-0.56%
201171210.14%
20107110.00%

Battle Creek Population by Year