A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$274,700
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,044
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%

Batavia Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    64
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    15
    41
  • Robbery
    26
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    79
    1
  • Theft
    1,220
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    19
    0

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$92,684
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Batavia Reviews

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Very Friendly
Strong religious and patriotic values both practiced and taught. Schools and athletic activities rated very high in the state. Police and firemen are highly rated and their river training is sought out by many other communities. 5 minutes to Route 88 expressway toward Chicago and 25 minutes to O’hare airport, 15 minutes to Oakbrook or Fox Valley shopping. Exceptionally clean everywhere.
A river for fishing, dining and other water activities.
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Batavia is a great family community! Good neighborhoods to raise children. People are friendly and welcoming and willing to help every and anyone! I moved here 17 years ago and wouldn't dare dream of moving!
Having lived in Batavia my whole life I have to say it is a great place. It has great schools, and a decent array of everything you can think of. It is a comfortable town where families go to sporting events at the high school but you don't know every single person there. It is close to Chicago by train or car and it gives kids the opportunity to go to school close to home but feel like they are getting away. Of course as a teenager it always feels like there is nothing to do, and there isn't a ton of options besides going out to eat, seeing a movie, or going to an event at the high school, but most nights you can find something to do. Batavia is a good place to call home.