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Battle Creek, Iowa - Basic Facts

Battle Creek is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Battle Creek.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ida County at latitude 42.3155 and longitude -95.5986. Ida County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Battle Creek (see map) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 2014 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 # 377 63rd
Population Density1 # 106 90th
Diversity Index2 # 660 35th
Median Household Income # 775 23rd
Per Capita Income # 611 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Battle Creek, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 730
Population in Households 716
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,464
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $89,063
Average Home Value $118,801
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,015
Average Household Income $56,186
Per Capita Income $24,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.41%
Households 0.86% 0.64%
Families 4.08% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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