Batavia, OH


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Living in Batavia

Batavia is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,648 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Batavia is the 491st largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Batavia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Batavia is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Batavia who work in office and administrative support (12.67%), sales jobs (8.72%), and food service (6.40%).

The percentage of adults in Batavia who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.88% of the adults in Batavia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Batavia in 2010 was $22,892, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,568 for a family of four. However, Batavia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Batavia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Batavia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Batavia include Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Batavia is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Other Indo-European.