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.
Batesville real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Batesville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Batesville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Batesville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Batesville who work in office and administrative support (15.75%), management occupations (12.66%), and teaching (10.79%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.85% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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: 29.77% of adults in Batesville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Batesville in 2010 was $23,852, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,408 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 Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Batesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.