Battle Ground, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Battle Ground, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Battle Ground had a population of 19,333 as of July 1, 2016. Battle Ground ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Battle Ground is located at latitude 45.7756 and longitude -122.5395 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Battle Ground (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of Battle Ground (GNIS ID: 2409796) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Battle Ground is located within Battle Ground Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Battle Ground population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Battle Ground: Battleground.


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Battle Ground, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,333
Population in Households 19,217
Population in Familes 16,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 2,434
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,146
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 4,747
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,376 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,770 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $238,463
Average Home Value $268,711
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,061
Average Household Income $72,460
Per Capita Income $23,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.49%
Households 1.24% 1.44%
Families 1.21% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Battle Ground, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Battle Ground to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 89th
Population Density1 # 126 80th
Diversity Index2 # 336 47th
Median Household Income # 243 61st
Per Capita Income # 449 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.