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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 478
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,077
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 697
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,380

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Battle Creek, MI 49017 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,161
Daytime Population: Workers 9,920
Daytime Population: Residents 12,499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 21,680
Population in Familes 16,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 481
Population Density2 367
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $46,038
Average Household Income $59,306
Per Capita Income $25,050


Total Housing Units 10,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,354 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,781 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,281 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $107,101
Average Home Value $144,484


Total Households 9,135
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,713
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.03% -0.07%
Households 0.02% -0.05%
Families -0.19% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Battle Creek, MI 49017 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49017 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan 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 # 164 83rd
Population Density # 313 68th
Diversity Index # 164 83rd
Median Household Income # 588 40th
Per Capita Income # 496 50th

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