The City of Battle Lake had a population of 834 as of July 1, 2016. Battle Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Battle Lake is located at latitude 46.2861 and longitude -95.7216 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Battle Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,355 feet.
The City of Battle Lake (GNIS ID: 2394083) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Battle Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Battle Lake: City of Battle Lake.
|Population in Households||802|
|Population in Familes||635|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||32|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||486 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||286 (58.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||83 (17.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||117 (24.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$219,118|
|Average Home Value||$276,045|
|Median Household Income||$48,295|
|Average Household Income||$72,724|
|Per Capita Income||$33,553|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
The table below compares Battle Lake to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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.
|Total Population||# 392||57th|
|Population Density1||# 450||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 802||12th|
|Median Household Income||# 593||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 165||82nd|
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