Battle Ground is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 19,407 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Battle Ground is the 59th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Battle Ground was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Battle Ground economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Battle Ground, where the median household income is $57,347.00.
Unlike some cities, Battle Ground isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Battle Ground are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Battle Ground is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Battle Ground who work in office and administrative support (13.20%), management occupations (9.64%), and sales jobs (9.47%).
The percentage of adults in Battle Ground who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.44% of the adults in Battle Ground have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Battle Ground in 2010 was $22,720, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,880 for a family of four. However, Battle Ground contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Battle Ground home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Battle Ground residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Battle Ground include Irish, English, Ukrainian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Battle Ground is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.