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Battle Ground, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Battle Ground had a population of 21,657 as of July 1, 2019. 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 (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Battle Ground: Battleground.

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Battle Ground, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Battle Ground, WA Housing Affordability Index is 126
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Battle Ground, WA Wealth Index is 89
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,657 (100%)
Population in Households 21,565 (99.6%)
Population in Families 18,913 (87.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 92 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 2,557
Diversity Index2 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,354
Average Household Income $88,140
Per Capita Income $28,097
Wealth Index4 89

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,985 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,915 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $297,583
Housing Affordability Index3 126
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,901
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 5,314
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.15% 1.94%
Households 2.03% 1.86%
Families 1.97% 1.82%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2019 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 # 64 90th
Population Density # 121 81st
Diversity Index # 320 49th
Median Household Income # 222 65th
Per Capita Income # 398 36th

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