Batesville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 10,668 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Batesville is the 38th largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Batesville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.03% of the Batesville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Batesville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Batesville who work in office and administrative support (14.03%), management occupations (7.57%), and sales jobs (7.33%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.96 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Batesville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Batesville, 23.86% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Batesville in 2010 was $22,969, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,876 for a family of four. However, Batesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Batesville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Batesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Batesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Batesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Batesville include German, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Batesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.