Battle Ground is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 20,743 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Battle Ground is the 57th 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 $82,096.00.
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.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Battle Ground who work in office and administrative support (10.85%), management occupations (10.18%), and sales jobs (8.38%).
In Battle Ground, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Battle Ground citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.29% of adults in Battle Ground have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Battle Ground in 2018 was $31,899, 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 $127,596 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.