Batesville, MS


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Batesville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,385 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Batesville is the 51st largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities, Batesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Batesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Batesville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Batesville who work in teaching (14.03%), office and administrative support (12.43%), and healthcare (9.48%).

Also of interest is that Batesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Batesville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One of the benefits of Batesville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.62 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, Batesville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.90% of adults in Batesville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Batesville in 2010 was $23,707, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,828 for a family of four. However, Batesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Batesville is an extremely 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. Important ancestries of people in Batesville include Irish, Scottish, German, and French .

The most common language spoken in Batesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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