Battle Creek, Michigan 

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Population

51,505

-2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Best Places to Live in Battle Creek, Michigan

Small city - Southwestern Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago along I-94. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Battle Creek, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Community feel
-Cost of living
Cons
-Crime rates
-Clouds and rain
-Entertainment

Local Listings in Battle Creek
 $189,000 
285 Marvin St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2222 SqFt
 $69,900 
95 N McKinley Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1212 SqFt
 $319,900 
203 Community Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3358 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Battle Creek is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Battle Creek jobs have increased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Battle Creek's cost of living is 22.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Battle Creek's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Battle Creek, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Calhoun county voted Republican in 2016 and 2004, and Democratic in 2012, 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Battle Creek's population is 51,505 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Battle Creek is $80,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.7%. 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. More Education


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Reviews for Battle Creek   12 Reviews
The Drawbacks of Living in Hell, Michigan - 8/19/2018
I've only been in Hell, Michigan, for two weeks and I already H-A-T-E it because of the dense, intense, and piercing noise. Battle Creek is one-third redeveloped... Read More

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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

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


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49015 49017 49037

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NEW LISTINGS IN BATTLE CREEK
$189,000
285 Marvin St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$69,900
95 N McKinley Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$319,900
203 Community Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$74,000
50 Keith Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$179,900
1003 Capital Ave SW
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$425,000
21678 Bedford Rd N
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$229,900
116 Pheasant Run
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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