Batavia, Illinois Population 2024

25,886

Batavia is a city located in Kane County Illinois. Batavia has a 2024 population of 25,886. Batavia is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,212 in 2020.

The average household income in Batavia is $140,302 with a poverty rate of 4.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Batavia is 38.9 years, 37.4 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Batavia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Batavia was:

  • White: 84.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.01%
  • Other race: 4.68%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,458.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.24% (-326)
The current population of Batavia, Illinois is 25,886 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,212.

Batavia, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,39184.96%
Two or more races1,5836.01%
Other race1,2334.68%
Black or African American6222.36%
Asian4841.84%
Native American420.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Batavia Population by Race

Batavia Population Pyramid 2024

Batavia Median Age

38.9

Total

37.4

Male

41.2

Female

Batavia Adults

There are 19,405 adults, (4,236 of whom are seniors) in Batavia.

Batavia Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Batavia Sex Ratio

Female13,27050.35%
Male13,08549.65%

Batavia Population by Age

Batavia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,8142.6876.723.3
Married5,8573.4490.59.5
Non Family3,0631.1255.844.2
Female5832.9258.741.3
Male3113.2356.343.7
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3.34

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Batavia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Batavia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Batavia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.09%.

Batavia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,352

Average Earnings

$84,450

Average Male

$49,000

Average Female

Batavia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Batavia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Batavia Language

91.78% of Batavia residents speak only English, while 8.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.31% of the population.

Batavia Language

Batavia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,2911,0384.88%
Hispanic2,3282139.15%
Other1,2331139.16%
Multiple1,5731117.06%
Black621193.06%
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4.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.16%

Male Poverty Rate

5.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Batavia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Batavia is Other, with 9.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Batavia is Black, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.81%.

Batavia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.87%
High School9.54%
Some College7.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.3%
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Batavia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.18%
Female Unemployed19.32%
Male Employed2.05%
Female Employed1.41%
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Batavia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Batavia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Batavia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Batavia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Batavia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Batavia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Batavia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,094

Number of Veterans

1,024

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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Batavia Veterans by War

count

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Batavia Veterans by Age

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Batavia Veterans by Race

Batavia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Batavia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Batavia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Batavia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Batavia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.3%

Born in Batavia

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.56% of Batavia residents were born in the United States, with 71.3% having been born in Illinois. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Batavia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,296-118-0.46%
202825,414-118-0.46%
202725,532-118-0.46%
202625,650-118-0.46%
202525,768-118-0.46%
202425,886-118-0.45%
202326,004-118-0.45%
202226,122-118-0.45%
202126,240280.11%
202026,212-204-0.77%
201926,4161060.4%
201826,310-183-0.69%
201726,4931120.42%
201626,381-56-0.21%
201526,437450.17%
201426,392140.05%
201326,378-12-0.05%
201226,390320.12%
201126,358980.37%
201026,2602,39410.03%
200023,8666,79039.76%
199017,0764,50235.8%
198012,5743,58039.8%
19708,9941,49819.98%
19607,4961,65828.4%
19505,83873714.45%
19405,101561.11%
19305,04565014.79%
19204,395-41-0.92%
19104,43656514.6%
19003,8713289.26%
18903,54390434.26%
18802,639
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Batavia Population by Year