Battle Creek, Michigan Rental Market Trends
Any shifts in rent prices brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet reflected in the statistics on this page. Please bear this in mind when referencing the data below, as it may not accurately describe the current context of the Battle Creek, Michigan rental market.
Battle Creek, Michigan
Average Apartment Rent in March 2022
Y-o-Y Change in Average
Compared to a year ago, Battle Creek, Michigan apartments have recorded a 10.5% rent increase.
Battle Creek, Michigan |Average apartment rent trend
Battle Creek, Michigan| Average apartment rent
Battle Creek, Michigan | Apartment rent ranges
At 49.35%, apartments priced $700 - $1000 represent the bulk of Battle Creek, Michigan rentals, while condos priced Over $2,000 hold the lowest share of the market – 0.13%.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Housing tenure**
Renters take up 40% of Battle Creek, Michigan real estate, occupying a total of 8,406 units, while homeowners live in 12,407 properties.
Median number of rooms of renter-occupied housing units**
Renter median household income**
Average household size of renter-occupied housing units**
Rental vacancy rate**
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied housing units by no. of bedrooms**
There are 3,456 rentals in Battle Creek, Michigan with 2 beds making up the highest share of the market, at 41%. Units with 5 or more beds, on the other hand, hold the lowest percentage (1%), amounting to 78 units. Overall, the median number of rooms in Battle Creek, Michigan homes for rent is 4.4.
Battle Creek, Michigan |Renter-occupied units by age of householder**
Most condos for rent in Battle Creek, Michigan are occupied by residents in the 25 - 34 years age group (27%), followed by those in the 35 - 44 years age group (20%). At the same time, people in the 85 years and over age group make up the lowest share of the local rental market – 3%.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied housing units by family type**
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied housing units by the presence of own children**
A total of 3,646 apartments for rent in Battle Creek, Michigan, or 43% of all rentals are family households. Additionally, 30% of rental homes include children under the age of 18 – that’s 2,558 units. All in all, the median size of a renter-occupied household in Battle Creek, Michigan is 2.18.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied housing units by educational attainment**
In terms of education, renters holding bachelor degrees or higher make up 15% of the rental market. In contrast, residents with less than a high school degree reside in 14% of the homes for rent in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied units by year structure built**
The highest share of Battle Creek, Michigan apartment rentals, namely 24% or 2,048 units, were Built 1939 or earlier, followed by those Built 1970 - 1979 (20%, 1,674 units), and the ones Built 1990 - 1999 (16%, 1,354 units).
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied units by year householder moved in**
Median year renter moved into unit2015
Most Battle Creek, Michigan renters (33%) moved in 2015 to 2016, while only 1% of them moved in 1989 or earlier. Overall, the median year renters have occupied their Battle Creek, Michigan condos for rent is 2015.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Renter-occupied housing units by vehicles available**
When it comes to transportation options, 52% of Battle Creek, Michigan renters have 1 vehicle available per household, 25% of them have No vehicle available, and 18% have 2 vehicles available.
Battle Creek, Michigan | Means of transportation to work of householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Battle Creek, Michigan |Geographical mobility in the past year for householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Battle Creek, Michigan | Average apartment rent by zip codes
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Battle Creek, Michigan apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.
*Average single-family rent calculated from point2homes.com data.
**Data sourced from U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates