Battle Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

875

Battle Lake is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. Battle Lake has a 2024 population of 875. Battle Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 859 in 2020.

The average household income in Battle Lake is $76,880 with a poverty rate of 5.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Battle Lake is 57 years, 43.3 years for males, and 64.2 years for females.

Battle Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 88.17%
  • Other race: 9.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
609.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.86% (16)
The current population of Battle Lake, Minnesota is 875 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 859.

Battle Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White65688.17%
Other race729.68%
Two or more races162.15%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Battle Lake Population by Race

Battle Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Battle Lake Median Age

57

Total

43.3

Male

64.2

Female

Battle Lake Adults

There are 605 adults, (298 of whom are seniors) in Battle Lake.

Battle Lake Age Dependency

142.3

Age Dependency Ratio

97.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Battle Lake Sex Ratio

Female38752.02%
Male35747.98%

Battle Lake Population by Age

Battle Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3322.0567.532.5
Married1682.7789.910.1
Non Family1501.0741.358.7
Female114.0972.727.3
Male33.331000

2.79

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Battle Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.37%
9th to 12th Grade71.24%
High School Graduate17430.91%
Some College12922.91%
Associates Degree8014.21%
Bachelors Degree10218.12%
Graduate Degree529.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White527501128
Other Race202020
Hispanic202020
2+ Races16166

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,250$54,250$24,554
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$21,875$28,250$0
Some College$46,346$52,500$17,000
Bachelors Degree$42,083$128,250$33,571
Graduate Degree$75,682$0$75,568

$39,250

Average Earnings

$54,250

Average Male

$24,554

Average Female

Battle Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battle Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Battle Lake Language

98.21% of Battle Lake residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Battle Lake Language

Battle Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White594386.4%

5.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battle Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battle Lake is White, with 6.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battle Lake is White, with 6.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.65%.

Battle Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
Some College5.58%
High School2.04%

Battle Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed1.57%
Male Employed0%

Battle Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battle Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,917$76,880
Families$81,667$107,086
Married Families$78,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,625$39,049

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Battle Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Battle Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Battle Lake 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 Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Battle Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

60

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea10
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War3
World War II0

Battle Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7436
75+21
35 to 543
18 to 340
55 to 640

Battle Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6010.54%

Battle Lake Veterans by Race

Battle Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battle Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Battle Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Battle Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Battle Lake 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

83.87%

Born in Battle Lake

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Battle Lake residents were born in the United States, with 83.87% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Battle Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202989540.45%
202889140.45%
202788740.45%
202688340.46%
202587940.46%
202487540.46%
202387140.46%
202286750.58%
202186230.35%
2020859-70-7.53%
201992910.11%
2018928121.31%
2017916333.74%
201688370.8%
201587610.11%
2014875-1-0.11%
201387620.23%
201287400%
201187400%
201087400%

Battle Lake Population by Year