Battle Creek, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Battle Creek, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Battle Creek had a population of 704 as of July 1, 2017. Battle Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Battle Creek is located at latitude 42.3169 and longitude -95.6003 in Ida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Battle Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ida County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The City of Battle Creek (GNIS ID: 2394081) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Battle Creek is located within Township of Maple, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ida County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Battle Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Battle Creek, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 704
Daytime Population: Workers 243
Daytime Population: Residents 356
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 599
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 548
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,412
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,829
Average Household Income $56,454
Per Capita Income $24,473

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $81,944
Average Home Value $152,637
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.17%
Households -0.09% -0.12%
Families 1.76% -0.2%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Battle Creek, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Battle Creek to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 384 62nd
Population Density # 121 88th
Diversity Index # 585 42nd
Median Household Income # 983 3rd
Per Capita Income # 784 22nd

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