Battle Creek, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,552 housing units in Battle Creek. This represents a 1.3% growth from 23,252 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,092 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 460 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Battle Creek is about 65.9%. Battle Creek's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.4%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Battle Creek were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom14.50%
Two Bedrooms33.10%
Three Bedrooms36.30%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$71,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$62,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$414

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.70%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage52.20%
Debt Free34.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.5%