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Overview

Introduction to Batesville, Indiana

Batesville, Indiana, in Ripley county, is 35 miles W of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 42 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, 6,033 people lived in Batesville.

Batesville History

The city of Batesville was founded by George H. Dunn in 1852, in order to begin the John Callahan Trust Company, which was established to buy land to create new towns. Batesville was named after Joshua Bates, who platted the city, which was then a town. The first major builder in Batesville was Henry Boehringer, a German immigrant.

Batesville and Nearby Attractions

  • Milan '54 Museum
  • Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
  • Brush Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • McMaze Indiana

Things To Do In Batesville

People in Batesville have access to many recreational activities. They may tour the Sisters of St. Francis Motherhouse and Chapel, visit the Michaela Farms or explore the Weberding's hand-carving wood shop. Walking or biking at Brum Woods, or fishing at Memorial Pool may also be enjoyed. Golfers can play at Hillcrest, Cricket Ridge or North Branch Golf Course. Other attractions of Batesville are McMaze Indiana, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and the Newport Aquarium.

Batesville Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Batesville Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Art Academy of Cincinnati, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Cincinnati Christian University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,417
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+2,874
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.3%
Median Earnings25+$40,165
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,442

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,351
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$740
Median House Value$170,200

Ancestry

German47.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Irish11.5%
English7.8%
French Except Basque3.3%
Italian2.5%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Polish0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
African0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Batesville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ripley County
Standard Zip Codes47006
Phone Area Codes812
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude39.29
Approximate Longitude-85.21

Batesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBROOKVILLE
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationMILAN 5 NE
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationGREENSBURG
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Laurel564$31,635
Millhousen142$79,375
Napoleon160$52,250
Oldenburg604$70,625
Osgood1,837$48,036
Sunman997$46,875

Batesville Public Libraries

Batesville Memorial Public Library
131 NORTH WALNUT STREET
Batesville, Indiana
(812) 934-4706

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Batesville Hospitals

Margaret Mary Health
(Non-profit)
321 Mitchell Ave
(812) 934-6624

Batesville Public Schools

Batesville High School
One Bulldog Blvd
ZIP: 47006
(812) 934-4384
High
Total Enrollment 749
Batesville Intermediate School
707 W Columbus Ave
ZIP: 47006
(812) 934-5701
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Batesville Middle School
201 N Mulberry St
ZIP: 47006
(812) 934-5175
Middle
Total Enrollment 482
Batesville Primary School
760 Sr 46 W
ZIP: 47006
(812) 934-4509
Primary
Total Enrollment 458

Batesville Private Schools

St Louis School
17 E Saint Louis Pl
ZIP: 47006
Elementary
Total Enrollment 409
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