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Batesville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Batesville had a population of 10,542 as of July 1, 2017. Batesville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Batesville is located at latitude 35.7686 and longitude -91.6227 in Independence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Batesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The City of Batesville (GNIS ID: 2403819) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Batesville is located within Township of Ruddell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Independence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Batesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Batesville: Big Bottom, Greenbriar, Napoleon, Oil Trough Bottom, Poke Bayou.

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Batesville, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,542
Daytime Population: Workers 12,451
Daytime Population: Residents 5,707
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,158
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.72
Population in Households 9,971
Population in Familes 7,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 571
Population Density2 923
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $38,128
Average Household Income $65,818
Per Capita Income $26,536


Total Housing Units 4,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,363 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,693 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 497 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $137,446
Average Home Value $164,038


Total Households 4,057
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,506
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.27%
Households 0.21% 0.28%
Families 0.36% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Batesville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Batesville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 93rd
Population Density # 87 84th
Diversity Index # 170 69th
Median Household Income # 258 52nd
Per Capita Income # 56 90th

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