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The City of Battle Ground had a population of 22,385 as of July 1, 2021. 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 45.7809 and longitude -122.5334 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Battle Ground 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Battle Ground: Battleground.

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Battle Ground, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 22,385 (100%)
Population in Households 22,297 (99.6%)
Population in Families 19,497 (87.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 88 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 2,631
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $77,329
Average Household Income $87,719
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $28,144
Wealth Index5 80


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,216 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,955 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $365,694
Average Home Value $434,655
Housing Affordability Index3 124


Total Households 7,171
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 5,503
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.97% 1.59%
Households 1.91% 1.52%
Families 1.84% 1.53%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
Owner Occupied HU   1.99%

Battle Ground, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Battle Ground to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 60 91st
Population Density # 119 81st
Median Household Income # 226 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 377 60th
Per Capita Income # 454 28th
Diversity Index # 314 49th

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