Battle Creek is a city located in Calhoun County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 51,069, it is the 24th largest city in Michigan and the 772nd largest city in the United States . Battle Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,347 in 2010. Battle Creek reached it's highest population of 53,540 in 1990. Spanning over 44 miles, Battle Creek has a population density of 1,199 people per square mile.
The average household income in Battle Creek is $59,207 with a poverty rate of 22.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $86,500. The median age in Battle Creek is 36.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.