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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 26,092 people, 9,836 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $360,324, Batavia real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Batavia home values aren't among America's most expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Batavia, accounting for 70.56% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Batavia include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.94%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.12%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.47%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Batavia. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 77.92% of Batavia's homes, and 62.08% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Batavia built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Batavia built between 2000 and later ( 17.76%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 17.14%). There's also some housing in Batavia built between 1940-1969 ( 15.66%).
Batavia's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Batavia during the period has been just 4.41%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.
Over the last year, Batavia appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Batavia's appreciation rate has been 2.56%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Batavia were at 3.21%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 13.48%.
Relative to Illinois, our data show that Batavia's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Batavia differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Batavia - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Batavia real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
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