Batavia, IL


Highest Appreciating Batavia Neighborhoods Since 2000

Batavia, IL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Batavia Housing Market Information

With 26,495 people, 9,591 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $285,947, 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 69.16% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Batavia include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.37%), row houses and other attached homes ( 8.05%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.75%).

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 76.61% of Batavia's homes, and 61.92% 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 1940-1969 ( 16.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.27%). There's also some housing in Batavia built before 1939 ( 16.20%).

Batavia Home Appreciation Rates

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 -1.42%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Batavia's appreciation rate, at 4.15%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Batavia's appreciation rate has been 0.43%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.74%.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Batavia's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,111,000 0.6
$833,001 - $1,111,000 0.4
$556,001 - $833,000 5.3
$445,001 - $556,000 10.3
$333,001 - $445,000 21.7
$222,001 - $333,000 40.4
$111,001 - $222,000 17.3
$56,001 - $111,000 1.4
$0 - $56,000 2.5

Very High for IL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
17.8014766201805 11.3924050632911

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Batavia Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
19.66% 1.05% 4 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,399 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 76.61
Renters 23.39
Vacant 7.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.3
1970 - 1999 50.7
1940 - 1969 16.8
1939 or Older 16.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.2
Townhomes 8.0
Small Apt. Buildings 6.7
Apt. Complexes 15.4
Mobile Homes 0.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.24
1 Bedroom 9.95
2 Bedrooms 18.89
3 Bedrooms 25.05
4 Bedrooms 36.87
5 or more bedrooms 6.00