Battle Lake is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 880 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Battle Lake is the 359th largest community in Minnesota.
Battle Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Battle Lake is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Battle Lake who work in healthcare (15.48%), sales jobs (15.16%), and office and administrative support (9.35%).
Overall, Battle Lake’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Battle Lake is worth considering.
Battle Lake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Battle Lake are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.37% of adults in Battle Lake having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Battle Lake in 2010 was $26,179, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,716 for a family of four. However, Battle Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Battle Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Battle Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Battle Lake include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Battle Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.