Latest Data (2017)
Population 51,286
Nationwide Rank 752

Quick Facts

Battle Creek, Michigan is the 752nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Battle Creek, Michigan is a city.

Battle Creek, Michigan is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Battle Creek, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Battle Creek, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
742 La Crosse, Wisconsin 51,834 -0.2%
743 Kentwood, Michigan 51,747 13.9%
744 Aliso Viejo, California 51,671 29.1%
745 Burien, Washington 51,671 62.4%
746 Olympia, Washington 51,609 19.7%
747 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,567 3.7%
748 Apopka, Florida 51,564 85.4%
749 Florissant, Missouri 51,443 -4.5%
750 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,390 18.0%
751 Plainfield, New Jersey 51,327 7.2%
752 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,286 -3.8%
753 St. Cloud, Florida 51,282 133.4%
754 Logan, Utah 51,115 19.6%
755 Coral Gables, Florida 51,095 19.5%
756 Cerritos, California 51,020 -1.0%
757 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,665 45.0%
758 Galveston, Texas 50,497 -12.1%
759 Apex, North Carolina 50,451 137.6%
760 Summerville, South Carolina 50,388 78.2%
761 Collierville, Tennessee 50,286 52.4%
762 Methuen, Massachusetts 50,259 14.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
321 Flint 96,448 -22.6%
334 Dearborn 94,491 -3.4%
338 Livonia 94,105 -6.5%
404 Troy 83,813 3.4%
413 Westland 81,747 -5.7%
419 Farmington Hills 81,050 -1.2%
460 Wyoming 75,938 9.1%
463 Kalamazoo 75,807 -1.5%
477 Rochester Hills 74,205 7.6%
482 Southfield 73,208 -6.5%
606 Taylor 61,276 -7.1%
629 Pontiac 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi 59,715 25.7%
632 St. Clair Shores 59,635 -5.3%
637 Royal Oak 59,112 -1.4%
680 Dearborn Heights 55,758 -4.4%
743 Kentwood 51,747 13.9%
752 Battle Creek 51,286 -3.8%
788 East Lansing 48,844 4.8%
790 Portage 48,816 8.6%
796 Saginaw 48,677 -20.9%
819 Roseville 47,501 -1.1%
909 Midland 41,950 0.3%
1009 Muskegon 38,131 -4.8%
1050 Lincoln Park 36,655 -8.4%
1147 Holland 33,366 -4.7%
1156 Bay City 33,188 -9.6%
1174 Jackson 32,704 -9.7%
1176 Eastpointe 32,511 -4.4%
1264 Madison Heights 30,050 -3.2%
1276 Oak Park 29,654 -8.4%
1302 Southgate 29,084 -4.4%
1303 Port Huron 29,051 -9.9%
1318 Burton 28,643 -5.7%
1379 Allen Park 27,156 -7.8%
1409 Garden City 26,650 -11.3%
1453 Mount Pleasant 25,847 -0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 51,286 752
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