Batavia, Iowa

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Batavia, Iowa
Location of Batavia, Iowa
Location of Batavia, Iowa
Batavia is located in Iowa
Batavia
Batavia
Location of Batavia, Iowa
Batavia is located in the United States
Batavia
Batavia
Batavia (the United States)
Batavia is located in North America
Batavia
Batavia
Batavia (North America)
Coordinates: 40°59′51″N 92°10′4″W / 40.99750°N 92.16778°W / 40.99750; -92.16778Coordinates: 40°59′51″N 92°10′4″W / 40.99750°N 92.16778°W / 40.99750; -92.16778
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total0.59 sq mi (1.54 km2)
 • Land0.59 sq mi (1.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
751 ft (229 m)
Population
 • Total499
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
549
 • Density922.69/sq mi (356.21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52533
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-04825
GNIS feature ID0454380

Batavia is a city in Jefferson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 499 at the 2010 census. It was established in 1846.[4]

Geography[edit]

Batavia is located at 40°59′51″N 92°10′4″W / 40.99750°N 92.16778°W / 40.99750; -92.16778 (40.997604, -92.167752).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1870310—    
1880328+5.8%
1890307−6.4%
1900533+73.6%
1910560+5.1%
1920560+0.0%
1930478−14.6%
1940474−0.8%
1950524+10.5%
1960533+1.7%
1970525−1.5%
1980525+0.0%
1990520−1.0%
2000500−3.8%
2010499−0.2%
2019549+10.0%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-28. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 499 people, 216 households, and 137 families living in the city. The population density was 831.7 inhabitants per square mile (321.1/km2). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 393.3 per square mile (151.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 216 households, of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 500 people, 219 households, and 139 families living in the city. The population density was 844.6 people per square mile (327.2/km2). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 395.3 per square mile (153.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.60% White, 0.40% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.

There were 219 households, out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,319 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,970. None of the families and 3.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.0% of those over 64.

Notable person[edit]

  • David Miller, lawyer, farmer, businessman, and politician, was born in Batavia.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ article on Batavia's origins
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ Iowa Legislators Past and Present-David Miller