Battle Creek, Michigan 

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Population

51,589

4% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$37,885

Avg. Home Price

$80,000

Best Places to Live in Battle Creek, Michigan

Small city - Southwestern Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago along I-94
Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Community feel
-Cost of living
Cons
-Crime rates
-Clouds and rain
-Entertainment

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Calhoun County
Metro Area: Battle Creek Metro Area
City: Battle Creek
Zip Codes: 49015 49037 49017
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 830 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Battle Creek is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Battle Creek jobs have increased by 2.02%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Battle Creek's cost of living is 21.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Battle Creek's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Battle Creek's population is 51,589 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.64%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Battle Creek is $80,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.66%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Battle Creek public schools spend $15,213 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Battle Creek. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Battle Creek

It's a good time to buy in Battle Creek. Home Appreciation is up 16.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Battle Creek Real Estate.

The median home price in Battle Creek is $80,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Battle Creek   11 Reviews
Housing is Cheap, but... - 6/20/2012
you need to really pay attention to the neighborhood you select. There are some great older neighborhoods with fantastic houses in the city, but those might only be one... Read More

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Get Out Now! - 2/12/2012
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

Battle Creek - 12/2/2009
Battle Creek is a great place to raise a family. Sometimes hard to get people to move here but once here nobody wants to leave. Summers are absolutely beautiful. Yes... Read More


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49015 49037 49017
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