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Battle Creek, Michigan 11 Reviews | Leave a Comment


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What Bert Has To Say About Battle Creek Metro Area

In the 1890’s, two brothers named Kellogg figured out a way to turn corn and wheat into flakes for breakfast cereal, and the rest is history. Battle Creek is known worldwide as the capital of the breakfast cereal industry, and is headquarters for the Kellogg Corporation as well as the Post division of Kraft and the cereal division of Ralston Purina. Not surprisingly, breakfast food and related manufacturing industries are the center of Battle Creek’s economy today.


Quick Facts About Battle Creek

    The unemployment rate in Battle Creek is 7.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Battle Creek jobs have Increased by 2.98 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Battle Creek's cost of living is 17.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Battle Creek's population is 52,327 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.75 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Battle Creek is $84,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.10 percent.
    Battle Creek public schools spend $13,660 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Battle Creek.

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Battle Creek is moderately ok in the summer months but any other time it is cold or cloudy and unpleasant. You better have warm clothes to survive the cold winter that... (read more)
Beautiful Scenery - No Jobs - Good Schools - Easy
I'm a Battle Creek native, have lived here all my life. Battle Creek boasts the most beautiful scenery anywhere in the midwest. It has 4 distinct seasons,... (read more)
Battle Creek, Michigan
I love Battle Creek, Michigan. I moved here over 20 years ago and have been very satified with the community. The size is perfect. The commute to work or school... (read more)
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