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Batavia, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Batavia had a population of 25,850 as of July 1, 2018. Batavia ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Batavia is located at latitude 41.8495 and longitude -88.3087 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Batavia (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The City of Batavia (GNIS ID: 2394077) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Batavia is located within Township of Batavia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Batavia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Batavia, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,850
Population in Households 25,736
Population in Familes 22,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density2 2,695
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $93,352
Average Household Income $118,673
Per Capita Income $43,946


Total Housing Units 10,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,992 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,519 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $299,884
Average Home Value $337,275


Total Households 9,511
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 6,921
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.2%
Households 0.03% 0.16%
Families -0.02% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Batavia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Batavia to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 94th
Population Density # 157 89th
Diversity Index # 350 75th
Median Household Income # 109 92nd
Per Capita Income # 102 93rd

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