Battle Creek, MI 49017 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49017: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Battle Creek, MI 49017

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 500
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,460
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 725
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.326, Longitude -85.181
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49017 has segments in 3 Counties (Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo).

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Battle Creek, MI 49017 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,095
Population in Households 21,615
Population in Familes 16,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 480
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 9,180
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,764
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,421 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,759 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,237 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $99,785
Average Home Value $140,212


Median Household Income $44,552
Average Household Income $57,266
Per Capita Income $24,399
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.11%
Households 0.21% 0.19%
Families 0.03% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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 Creek, MI 49017 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49017 to the other 987 ZIP Codes in Michigan 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 # 164 83rd
Population Density1 # 317 68th
Diversity Index2 # 169 83rd
Median Household Income # 564 43rd
Per Capita Income # 468 53rd

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