Latest Data (2016)
Population 51,534
Nationwide Rank 742

Quick Facts

Battle Creek, Michigan is the 742nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Battle Creek, Michigan is a city.

Battle Creek, Michigan is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Battle Creek, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Battle Creek, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
732 Pinellas Park, Florida 52,137 10.5%
733 La Crosse, Wisconsin 52,109 0.3%
734 Grapevine, Texas 51,971 21.8%
735 Apple Valley, Minnesota 51,957 13.0%
736 Tigard, Oregon 51,902 21.2%
737 Glendora, California 51,851 4.7%
738 Florissant, Missouri 51,776 -3.9%
739 Oak Park, Illinois 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,738 4.1%
741 Kentwood, Michigan 51,689 13.7%
742 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,534 -3.4%
743 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,517 18.2%
744 Aliso Viejo, California 51,424 28.5%
745 Edina, Minnesota 51,350 8.3%
746 Olympia, Washington 51,202 18.7%
747 Parker, Colorado 51,163 106.8%
748 Enid, Oklahoma 51,004 8.7%
749 Burien, Washington 50,997 60.3%
750 Coral Gables, Florida 50,815 18.9%
751 Logan, Utah 50,676 18.6%
752 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,636 5.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
315 Flint 97,386 -21.9%
333 Dearborn 94,444 -3.4%
334 Livonia 94,041 -6.5%
398 Troy 83,641 3.2%
414 Westland 81,545 -5.9%
418 Farmington Hills 81,129 -1.1%
454 Kalamazoo 75,984 -1.3%
458 Wyoming 75,567 8.6%
478 Rochester Hills 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield 73,100 -6.6%
597 Taylor 61,177 -7.2%
619 St. Clair Shores 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac 59,698 -11.7%
630 Novi 59,211 24.7%
634 Royal Oak 59,006 -1.6%
671 Dearborn Heights 55,761 -4.4%
741 Kentwood 51,689 13.7%
742 Battle Creek 51,534 -3.4%
774 Saginaw 48,984 -20.4%
779 East Lansing 48,870 4.9%
788 Portage 48,508 7.9%
805 Roseville 47,602 -0.9%
898 Midland 42,096 0.7%
991 Muskegon 38,349 -4.2%
1038 Lincoln Park 36,720 -8.2%
1132 Holland 33,543 -4.2%
1134 Bay City 33,511 -8.7%
1160 Jackson 32,918 -9.1%
1166 Eastpointe 32,673 -3.9%
1255 Madison Heights 30,088 -3.0%
1270 Oak Park 29,645 -8.4%
1282 Port Huron 29,231 -9.3%
1286 Southgate 29,085 -4.4%
1308 Burton 28,648 -5.6%
1370 Allen Park 27,214 -7.6%
1396 Garden City 26,719 -11.1%
1418 Mount Pleasant 26,313 1.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 51,534 742
2015 51,589 737
2014 51,833 721
2013 51,848 710
2012 51,911 697
2011 52,092 689
2010 52,347 672
2009 51,843 673
2008 52,154 664
2007 52,184 655
2006 52,525 638
2005 52,771 626
2004 53,197 612
2003 53,239 612
2002 53,311 597
2001 53,281 591
2000 53,365 573
1990 53,450 476