Battle Ground is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 21,252 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Battle Ground is the 59th largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Battle Ground are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Battle Ground is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.23%), sales jobs (9.34%), and management occupations (8.63%).
One downside of living in Battle Ground is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Battle Ground, the average commute to work is 31.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Battle Ground overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Battle Ground, 21.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Battle Ground in 2018 was $30,139, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,556 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Battle Ground is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Russian.