Battle Ground

Why you'd want to live in Battle Ground

The city of Battle Ground lies near the geographical center of Clark County, 16 miles northeast of Vancouver. The city is sheltered by the Cascades to the east and the Coast Range to the west, and the climate is generally mild. At the time of first contact by Euro-Americans the area was occupied mainly by Chinook and Western Klickitat Indians. The name Battle Ground, which commemorates an 1855 "battle" that never actually happened, originally referred to a site northeast of the current city, near what is today called Battle Ground Lake. The first permanent non-Indian settler put down roots on the eastern edge of today's Battle Ground in 1862, and the earliest homesteaders tended to congregate to the north and east of today's city. It wasn't until the railroad came through in 1902 that the name Battle Ground became associated exclusively with the town, and the first town plat was recorded the following year. Formal incorporation did not come until 1951, making Battle Ground the most recent city in Clark County to take that step. The town's economy was dominated by timber, agriculture, and dairy, but population growth was extremely slow until the last decades of the twentieth century. In recent years, as its legacy industries have declined in importance, Battle Ground's proximity to both Portland and Vancouver has drawn a flood of new residents. The first decade of the twenty-first century has seen it become one of the fastest-growing cities in the state, and it remains the commercial, cultural, and educational hub of central Clark County. via Photo by Katdee Barker

Battle Ground Market Report

$522,662

AVERAGE PRICE OF 242 HOMES

$590,749

AVERAGE PRICE OF 4 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,547,786

AVERAGE PRICE OF 14 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$469,987

AVERAGE PRICE OF 8 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

$436,964

AVERAGE PRICE OF 74 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$460,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 HOMES WITH A POOL

Average Home

Average Price $522,662
Avg Bedrooms 3.49 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.21 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $188,850
2 bedrooms $394,305
3 bedrooms $448,206
4 bedrooms $669,766
5 bedrooms $482,151
Battle Ground Home Price Trends
  11/2019 10/2019 9/2019 8/2019 7/2019
Total Listings 283 312 308 317 337
Average Price $493,639 $475,926 $477,261 $487,461 $480,230
Avg Price Change +3.72% -0.28% -2.14% +1.51% -1.51%
Median Price $408,905 $405,470 $412,070 $423,298 $421,263
Med Price Change +0.85% -1.63% -2.72% +0.48% +0.17%
Avg Bedrooms 3.47 beds 3.45 beds 3.43 beds 3.46 beds 3.48 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.22 baths 2.2 baths 2.21 baths 2.24 baths 2.25 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Battle Ground 198 $516,662 93 days
Battle Ground High 11 $565,181 117 days
Hockinson 1 $665,000 170 days
Prairie 25 $513,436 162 days
Prairie High 2 $559,950 47 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 242 $522,662 103 days
Distressed Homes 4 $590,749 329 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 14 $1,547,786 23 days
Reduced Price Homes 8 $469,987 31 days
Newly Built Homes 74 $436,964 91 days
Homes with a Pool 2 $460,000 43 days

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Highly Rated Battle Ground Schools

9

CAPTAIN STRONG
Elementary School
Public

9

HOCKINSON HEIGHTS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

HOCKINSON HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

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