Batavia, Iowa

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Batavia is a city in Jefferson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 500 at the 2000 census.



Batavia is located at 40°59′51″N 92°10′4″W / 40.9975°N 92.16778°W / 40.9975; -92.16778 (40.997604, -92.167752)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 500 people, 219 households, and 139 families residing in the city. The population density was 844.6 people per square mile (327.2/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 395.3/sq mi (153.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.60% White, 0.40% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,319 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,970. None of the families and 3.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.0% of those over 64.

See also


Batavia | Coppock‡ | Fairfield | Libertyville | Lockridge | Maharishi Vedic City | Packwood | Pleasant Plain

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