Income/capita 39%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 33%
Income per capita$18,289$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,804$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,688$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,536$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,500$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,042$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level26.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Batavia is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Batavia is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Batavia is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Batavia is 78% higher than the national average

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      Batavia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector32.3%9.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services25.9%23.4%
      Public administration0.0%21.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.5%32.4%

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      Martinsburg, IA125$63,12514%
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      Richland, IA651$58,2955%
      Maharishi Vedic City, IA583$57,5004%
      Packwood, IA316$52,1436%
      Batavia, IA637$40,80426%

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      Batavia, IA637$40,80426%
      Source: The Batavia, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).