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Battle Creek is a city in Ida County.
The community was named for a nearby stream
The latitude of Battle Creek is 42.315N. The longitude is -95.598W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,198 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 721.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Battle Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ida County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51006 ZIP code.
47% of Battle Creek residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Battle Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Battle Creek was $16,106, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Battle Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Battle Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $226. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $489.
Libraries in Battle Creek include Battle Creek Public Library ... View libraries
Ida County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Battle Creek political report.
The average commute time for Battle Creek workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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