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Battle Creek, MI
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Living in Battle Creek


Battle Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 52,335 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Battle Creek is the 28th largest community in Michigan.

Battle Creek is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Battle Creek is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Battle Creek who work in sales jobs (10.48%), management occupations (9.11%), and office and administrative support (8.55%).

Also of interest is that Battle Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Battle Creek citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.09% of adults in Battle Creek have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Battle Creek in 2018 was $25,270, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,080 for a family of four. However, Battle Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Battle Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Battle Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Battle Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Battle Creek include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Battle Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.