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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Battle Ground is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Battle Ground is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Battle Ground who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), sales jobs (9.86%), and management occupations (9.01%).
The education level of Battle Ground citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.72% of adults 25 and older in Battle Ground have a college degree.
The per capita income in Battle Ground in 2010 was $22,301, 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 $89,204 for a family of four. However, Battle Ground contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Battle Ground is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, Irish, Dutch, and Ukrainian.
The most common language spoken in Battle Ground is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.