Battle Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

927
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Battle Lake is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 927, it is the 369th largest city in Minnesota and the 10619th largest city in the United States . Battle Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually but its population has increased by 5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 875 in 2010. Battle Lake reached it's highest population of 930 in 2018. Spanning over 1 miles, Battle Lake has a population density of 655 people per square mile.

The average household income in Battle Lake is $50,252 with a poverty rate of 6.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $132,600. The median age in Battle Lake is 58.4 years, 51.3 years for males, and 64.1 years for females.

Battle Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 95.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Black or African American: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Battle Lake, Minnesota is 927 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 875.

Battle Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64395.97%
Two or More Races172.54%
Black or African American101.49%
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Battle Lake Population by Race

Battle Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Battle Lake Median Age

58.4


Total

51.3


Male

64.1


Female

Battle Lake Adults

There are 575 adults, (285 of whom are seniors) in Battle Lake.

Battle Lake Age Dependency

131

Age Dependency Ratio

98.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Battle Lake Sex Ratio

Female

375

55.97%

Male

295

44.03%

Battle Lake Population by Age

Battle Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Battle Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.6%10.4%
Female81.8%18.2%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Battle Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3241.8970.4
Non Family1551.149.7
Married1352.6189.6
Female222.5981.8
Male122.67100

2.57

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

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Battle Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.61%
9th to 12th Grade244.55%
High School Graduate16531.31%
Some College11121.06%
Associates Degree8716.51%
Bachelors Degree8816.70%
Graduate Degree336.26%
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Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White502459115
2+ Races12126
Black1010
Hispanic33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Battle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,069$40,208$24,286
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,750$31,000$
Some College$31,375$32,083$30,313
Bachelors Degree$31,250$45,000$28,750
Graduate Degree$53,125$$33,750

$30,069

Average Earnings

$40,208

Average Male

$24,286

Average Female

Battle Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battle Lake Language by Age

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Battle Lake Language

99.23% of Battle Lake residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Battle Lake Language

Battle Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White583406.86%
Multiple17211.76%

6.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.73%

Male Poverty Rate

8.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battle Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battle Lake is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battle Lake is White, with 6.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.37%.

Battle Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
High School8.51%
Some College5.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Battle Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed1.68%

Battle Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battle Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,667$50,252
Families$48,594$64,873
Married Families$50,972-
Non Families$19,896$33,197
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Income by Household Type

Battle Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Battle Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Battle Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Battle Lake Marital Status by Race

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Battle Lake Marital Status

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68

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
Korea20
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War3
World War II2

Battle Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+32
65 to 7428
18 to 345
35 to 543
55 to 64

Battle Lake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5810.49%
Black10100.00%

Battle Lake Veterans by Race

Battle Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battle Lake Veterans by Education

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45.9%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Battle Lake Employment by Age

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Battle Lake Employment by Race

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Battle Lake 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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76.72%

Born in Battle Lake

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Battle Lake residents were born in the United States, with 76.72% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Battle Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021927-1-0.11%
2020928-1-0.11%
2019929-1-0.11%
2018930141.53%
2017916333.74%
201688380.91%
20158750.00%
2014875-1-0.11%
201387620.23%
20128740.00%
20118740.00%
20108740.00%

Battle Lake Population by Year