Batavia IL

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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 Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Batavia Housing Market Information

With 26,316 people, 9,940 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $309,083, 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 68.34% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Batavia include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.45%), row houses and other attached homes ( 9.60%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.97%).

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 76.76% of Batavia's homes, and 64.68% 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 ( 15.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 15.12%). There's also some housing in Batavia built between 1940-1969 ( 13.87%).

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 0.96%, which is lower than 70% 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 2.51%, 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 1.29%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.25%.

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.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,136,000 0.4
$852,001 - $1,136,000 0.6
$568,001 - $852,000 5.3
$454,001 - $568,000 9.9
$341,001 - $454,000 27.3
$227,001 - $341,000 37.9
$114,001 - $227,000 15.6
$57,001 - $114,000 1.0
$0 - $57,000 1.9

Very High for IL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
19.2934306569343 11.7721518987342

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Batavia Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q2 - 2019 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q3
30.76% 1.37%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,512 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 76.76
Renters 23.24
Vacant 4.85

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.5
1970 - 1999 55.5
1940 - 1969 13.9
1939 or Older 15.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 68.3
Townhomes 9.6
Small Apt. Buildings 8.0
Apt. Complexes 13.4
Mobile Homes 0.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.85
1 Bedroom 9.18
2 Bedrooms 19.61
3 Bedrooms 27.81
4 Bedrooms 36.87
5 or more bedrooms 4.68