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Batavia is a city located in Kane County, Illinois and DuPage County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23,866. Fermilab is located in Batavia. A 2003 special census put the city's population at 25,153.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,866 people, 8,494 households, and 6,268 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,018.2/km² (2,638.4/mi²). There are 8,806 housing units at an average density of 375.7/km² (973.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.21% White, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.35% Asian, none Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 5.27% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 8,494 households out of which 41.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% are married couples living together, 7.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.75 and the average family size is 3.27.
In the city the population is spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $68,656, and the median income for a family is $81,689. Males have a median income of $55,913 versus $35,083 for females. The per capita income for the city is $27,783. 3.6% of the population and 2.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.1% of those under the age of 18 and 5.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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