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Battle Ground, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Battle Ground had a population of 19,768 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Battle Ground: Battleground.

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Battle Ground, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,768
Daytime Population: Workers 6,280
Daytime Population: Residents 11,676
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,956
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 19,669
Population in Familes 17,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density2 2,488
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $62,157
Average Household Income $76,090
Per Capita Income $24,303


Total Housing Units 6,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,461 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,806 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $251,605
Average Home Value $286,205


Total Households 6,267
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 4,844
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.55% 1.54%
Households 1.34% 1.47%
Families 1.33% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

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, 2017 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 # 69 89th
Population Density # 125 80th
Diversity Index # 327 48th
Median Household Income # 245 61st
Per Capita Income # 457 27th

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