Batavia, Ohio

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Batavia, Ohio
—  Village  —
Motto: " The Heart Clement "
Location of Batavia, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°4′38″N 84°10′45″W / 39.07722°N 84.17917°W / 39.07722; -84.17917Coordinates: 39°4′38″N 84°10′45″W / 39.07722°N 84.17917°W / 39.07722; -84.17917
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyClermont
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1]594 ft (181 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,617
 • Density1,105.4/sq mi (426.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code45103
Area code(s)513
FIPS code39-04150[2]
GNIS feature ID1037672[1]
 
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Looking east on East Main Street in Batavia, Ohio.
Batavia, Ohio
—  Village  —
Motto: " The Heart Clement "
Location of Batavia, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°4′38″N 84°10′45″W / 39.07722°N 84.17917°W / 39.07722; -84.17917Coordinates: 39°4′38″N 84°10′45″W / 39.07722°N 84.17917°W / 39.07722; -84.17917
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyClermont
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1]594 ft (181 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,617
 • Density1,105.4/sq mi (426.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code45103
Area code(s)513
FIPS code39-04150[2]
GNIS feature ID1037672[1]

Batavia (play /bəˈtviə/)[3] is a village in and the county seat of Clermont County, Ohio, United States.[4] The population was 1,617 at the 2000 census. Batavia is located at 39°4′38″N 84°10′45″W / 39.07722°N 84.17917°W / 39.07722; -84.17917 (39.077332, -84.179160).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which, 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.34%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,617 people, 651 households, and 453 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,105.4 people per square mile (427.6/km²). There were 696 housing units at an average density of 475.8 per square mile (184.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.50% White, 3.28% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population. There were 651 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.96. In the village the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males. The median income for a household in the village was $40,804, and the median income for a family was $50,238. Males had a median income of $36,190 versus $25,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,171. About 6.4% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

WOBO-FM broadcasts from Batavia at 88.7 MHz. Batavia was home to Ford Motor Company's Batavia Transmission plant. The plant closed in 2009. Tri-state War Bird Museum is at the Clermont County Airport.[6]

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