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Battle Creek, MI Metro Area


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2022 population: 133,289   ( 2,857 from 2010)
Land area: 706.3 square miles
Population density: 188.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:101,576 76.21% 6.5%
Black:14,33410.75% 2.0%
Indian:7580.57% 6.2%
Asian:3,8162.86% 73.5%
2+ races:4,8123.61% 32.9%
Hispanic:7,9936.00% 29.4%
Total non-White:31,71323.79% 15.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,327 12.4
Deaths:4,28616.0
Net Migration: -230-0.9
Net Immigration: 1330.5
Change in White population:-7,088 -5.2
Change in Non-White pop.:4,231 3.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
136,146
108,66479.81%
14,63010.75%
7140.52%
2,1991.62%
3,6202.66%
6,1774.54%
27,48220.19%

2000
137,985
113,72382.42%
14,91210.81%
7870.57%
1,5431.12%
2,5111.82%
4,3513.15%
24,26217.58%

1990
135,982
117,68786.55%
14,03710.32%
6880.51%
1,1180.82%
n/a
2,4521.80%
18,29513.45%

1980
141,557
124,46187.92%
13,3109.40%
6000.42%
5590.39%
n/a
2,5821.82%
17,09612.08%

1970
141,963
127,89290.09%
11,8168.32%
2030.14%
1530.11%
n/a
1,6511.16%
14,071 9.91%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
17,334 12.6
13,1959.6
-7,509-5.4
1,8151.3
-5,059 -3.7
3,220 2.3
1990's
NumberRate
19,398 14.3
13,98810.3
1070.1
4170.3
-3,964 -2.9
5,967 4.4
1980's
NumberRate
20,460 14.5
12,992 9.2
-12,315 -8.7
n/a
-6,774 -4.8
1,199 0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-12,286 -8.7
n/a
-3,431 -2.4
3,025 2.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.0
30,707 23.0%
102,582 77.0%
24,099 18.1%
53,050
2.45
32,642 61.5%
22,337 68.4%
4,255 13.0%
20,408 38.5%

2010
NumberPercent
39.2
33,009 24.2%
103,137 75.8%
20,109 14.8%
54,016
2.44
35,220 65.2%
24,469 69.5%
4,829 13.7%
18,796 34.8%

2000
NumberPercent
36.5
35,773 25.9%
102,212 74.1%
18,990 13.8%
54,161
2.47
36,470 67.3%
27,474 75.3%
4,356 11.9%
17,691 32.7%

1990
NumberPercent
33.8
36,328 26.7%
99,654 73.3%
18,129 13.3%
51,856
2.54
36,840 71.0%
28,546 77.5%
4,491 12.2%
15,016 29.0%

1980
NumberPercent
30.6
41,071 29.0%
100,486 71.0%
15,900 11.2%
51,115
2.69
37,906 74.2%
31,213 82.3%
3,789 10.0%
13,209 25.8%

2022 Housing Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units59,634 
Median Value$138,700 
Occupied53,05089.0%
Vacant6,58411.0%
Owned38,01871.7%
Rented15,03228.3%
Median Rent$897 
Single-Family Units44,16374.1%
    Detached43,62173.1%
    Attached5420.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units8,69714.6%
Mobile Homes3,4675.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2214.2%
$10,000 to $14,9992,5924.9%
$15,000 to $19,9992,3474.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992,6174.9%
$25,000 to $29,9992,7445.2%
$30,000 to $34,9992,9335.5%
$35,000 to $39,9992,6134.9%
$40,000 to $44,9992,2754.3%
$45,000 to $49,9992,4914.7%
$50,000 to $59,9994,4908.5%
$60,000 to $74,9995,70110.7%
$75,000 to $99,9997,16113.5%
$100,000 to $124,9994,0727.7%
$125,000 to $149,9992,6665.0%
$150,000 to $199,9993,4496.5%
$200,000 or more2,6785.0%
Median Household Income58,191 
Per Capita Income32,047 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.84 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,8555.4%
Public Assistance1,0111.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,90413.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed53,20768.0%
Unemployed3,9955.1%
In Armed Forces1470.2%
Total Labor Force57,34973.3%
Not in Labor Force20,93926.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector23,41519,08355.1%
Non-Profit1,6724,19128.5%
Self-Employed2,1601,42160.3%
Local Government1,7932,92438.0%
State Government47053646.7%
Federal Government99184953.9%
Total Private + Self25,57520,50455.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4,9268,50036.7%
Total30,50129,00451.3%
Pct. Govt.12.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts7,99113.4%
Sales and Office Occupations11,13718.7%
Professional, Technical10,99118.5%
Service Occupations10,82818.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3520.6%
All others18,60131.2%
White Collar 50.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing12,61421.2%
Health care and social assistance9,23915.5%
Retail trade6,80411.4%
Educational services4,8468.1%
Accommodation and food services4,4297.4%
Construction3,1485.3%
Other services2,6384.4%
Transportation and warehousing2,4364.1%
Public administration2,4244.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,1163.6%
Professional, scientific, technical1,8863.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,7603.0%
Finance and insurance1,4302.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,0681.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing8721.5%
Wholesale trade7681.3%
Information6351.1%
Utilities3420.6%
Management520.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction410.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,6524.22%
Puerto Rican5660.42%
Cuban830.06%
Dominican2560.19%
Total Central American1680.13%
Costa Rican650.05%
Guatemalan770.06%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian10.00%
Salvadoran250.02%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3220.24%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean220.02%
Colombian2140.16%
Ecuadorian330.02%
Paraguayan380.03%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan50.00%
Venezuelan100.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic6100.46%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Burmese1,7521.31%
Indian5460.41%
Filipino3630.27%
Korean2900.22%
Japanese1630.12%
Vietnamese1470.11%
Bangladeshi1210.09%
Chinese1010.08%
Indonesian490.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English117,52093.1%
Spanish3,8023.0%
Other Asian1,9671.6%
Other Indo-European6950.6%
German, other Germanic5460.4%
Other3840.3%
Arabic3060.2%
Korean2350.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1860.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German22,42716.7%
English14,87211.1%
Irish13,0189.7%
American6,1754.6%
Polish4,5713.4%
Dutch4,4403.3%
French2,9562.2%
Italian2,6732.0%
Scottish2,4791.8%
European1,4791.1%
French Canadian1,2500.9%
Swedish1,0830.8%
Scotch-Irish8910.7%
Finnish6950.5%
Hungarian6680.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen131,02097.8%
Not a citizen2,9912.2%
Native128,48395.9%
Foreign-born5,5284.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,294 2.5%5,810 6.4%32,182 35.2%31,007 33.9%13,238 14.5%6,923 7.6%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,294 2.5%
9-12 Years 5,810 6.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 32,182 35.2%
Some College 31,007 33.9%
Bach. Degree 13,238 14.5%
Grad Degree 6,923 7.6%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 129,872 120,412 9,460 7.3%
1991 127,592 117,940 9,652 7.6%
1992 128,196 118,768 9,428 7.4%
1993 131,126 122,584 8,542 6.5%
1994 134,632 126,866 7,766 5.8%
1995 134,126 126,798 7,328 5.5%
1996 132,992 126,856 6,136 4.6%
1997 134,604 128,984 5,620 4.2%
1998 136,912 131,762 5,150 3.8%
1999 138,860 133,508 5,352 3.9%
2000 140,880 134,830 6,050 4.3%
2001 142,126 134,432 7,694 5.4%
2002 140,238 131,782 8,456 6.0%
2003 142,754 132,704 10,050 7.0%
2004 143,606 133,916 9,690 6.7%
2005 143,648 134,086 9,562 6.7%
2006 141,374 131,198 10,176 7.2%
2007 139,412 129,644 9,768 7.0%
2008 137,518 127,252 10,266 7.5%
2009 136,306 120,684 15,622 11.5%
2010 128,796 114,136 14,660 11.4%
2011 126,164 114,300 11,864 9.4%
2012 124,920 114,616 10,304 8.2%
2013 126,006 116,172 9,834 7.8%
2014 128,422 120,280 8,142 6.3%
2015 128,922 122,274 6,648 5.2%
2016 129,170 122,906 6,264 4.8%
2017 127,928 121,718 6,210 4.9%
2018 126,330 120,992 5,338 4.2%
2019 125,048 120,036 5,012 4.0%
2020 123,676 111,688 11,988 9.7%
2021 118,706 111,024 7,682 6.5%
2022 119,578 113,808 5,770 4.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com